When ABC’s musical drama “Nashville” returns for season three on September 24th, it will feature these for the first time ever.

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LIVE performances will be featured on the season premier for the first time ever! This will be a first for a drama, and will be exciting according to CMTT.

The performances, which will be broadcast directly from the Bluebird Café set, will feature Will Lexington (Chris Carmack) singing “If It’s Love” written by The Striking Matches, and the second by Deacon Claybourne (Charles Esten) singing “I Know How To Love You Now,” co-written by Esten and Deana Carter.

Immediately following the broadcast, both the live and pre-recorded songs will be available for download on iTunes.