Gwyneth Paltrow’s CMA Awards Performance

Posted Thursday November 11, 2010 12:28 AM GMT

She’s taken the country music world by storm with her hit song “Country Strong,” and Gwyneth Paltrow showed her performance chops at tonight’s 44th Annual CMA Awards.

Joined by Vince Gill, the “Shakespeare in Love” actress took the stage at the Bridgestone Arena to sing live for the first time, looking confident and beautiful.

Gwyn noted that her husband Chris Martin has helped her hone her guitar and vocal chops in preparation for the “Country Music” film.

In the movie, Paltrow plays a country singer who falls into alcoholism, and her struggle to make a career comeback.

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