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Kenny Chesney Has Just Been Forced To Back Out Of The CMAs

We're sending prayers to Kenny Chesney right now.

Just moments ago, the Country Music Association revealed that the country star would not be able to attend the CMAs tonight.

As you know, Chesney was slated to perform.

He is also nominated for Entertainer of the Year and already won CMA Musical Event of the Year.

According to the tweet, Chesney backed out of the event after a death in the family.

At this time, it is not known who passed away.

We will update this post with more information as it becomes available.

Please keep Chesney and his family in your thoughts and prayers.

CMA Country Music on Twitter

CMA Musical Event of the Year winner & Entertainer of the Year nominee @KennyChesney will be unable to appear on tonight's telecast due to a death in the family.

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