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The Oscar winner will be a presenter for a second year at the country music awards show

October 28, 2008 01:00 PM

Nashville native Reese Witherspoon is the first presenter announced for the Country Music Association Awards held next month in Music City.

Witherspoon presented at the 2005 CMA Awards with Joaquin Phoenix, her costar in the Johnny Cash biopic Walk the Line, for which she won the Best Actress Oscar for her role as June Carter Cash.

Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood will co-host the 42nd Annual CMA Awards, airing live from Nashville on Nov. 12 at 8-11 p.m. EST on ABC. Performers will include Kenny Chesney, Keith Urban, Alan Jackson, Taylor Swift, the Eagles and Sugarland.
– Eileen Finan

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