Justin Timberlake dances at the American Airlines Center on Dec. 3, 2014 in Dallas.

Justin Timberlake dances at the American Airlines Center on Dec. 3, 2014 in Dallas.

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Justin Timberlake will perform with country singer Chris Stapleton on the Country Music Association Awards. 

Stapleton is nominated for album of the year, male vocalist and new artist of the year. Former lead singer for the bluegrass band The SteelDrivers, Stapleton has written hits for Luke Bryan and Kenny Chesney.

Timberlake, who is from Memphis, Tennessee, has been a supporter of Stapleton since before his solo debut album, 'Traveller,' came out this year.

Previously announced presenters for the awards show include Edie Brickell and Steve Martin, Keifer Sutherland, ESPN commentators Lee Corso and Kirk Herbstreit, and U.S. Women's National Team players Heather O' Reilly and Megan Rapinoe.

The CMA Awards will air live from Nashville, Tennessee, on Wednesday at 8 p.m. Eastern on ABC.

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