CMA Awards week is here! Yes, starting tomorrow there will be FREE concerts and festive fun leading up to Country Music’s Biggest Night airing live from Music City’s Bridgestone Arena, November 4 (8/7c) on ABC Television Network. Top nominees include Eric Church, Little Big Town, Kenny Chesney, Miranda Lambert, and more. For the first time in CMA Awards history, four acts (Kelsea Ballerini, Sam Hunt, Maddie & Tae, and Chris Stapleton) each received their first nominations for New Artist of the Year and were also nominated in six other categories (Male, Female, Vocal Duo, Album, Single, and Song of the Year). Below you can see details on the show, some of the free concerts you may attend, and more!
Jason Aldean • Kelsea Ballerini (#NashvilleNYE performer) • Dierks Bentley • Brooks & Dunn • Luke Bryan • Eric Church • Fall Out Boy • Florida Georgia Line • Sam Hunt • Miranda Lambert • Little Big Town • Maddie & Tae • John Mellencamp • Kacey Musgraves • Brad Paisley • Reba • Thomas Rhett • Blake Shelton • Chris Stapleton (#NashvilleNYE performer) • Lindsey Stirling • Carrie Underwood • Keith Urban • Hank Williams, Jr. • Zac Brown Band
Tune In Nov. 4, at 8/7c on ABC!
Visit CMAawards.com for more details.
Countdown to the CMA Awards: Country’s Greatest Crossover Hits with Robin Roberts – Nov. 2 on ABC
“Countdown to the CMA Awards: Country’s Greatest Crossover Hits with Robin Roberts,” which will count down the top 15 crossover hits with help from country music’s biggest stars, will air on Monday, Nov. 2 (9-10pm, CT) on the ABC Television Network.
Free Hunter Hayes Concert – Nov. 2
CMA Award-winning artist and five-time GRAMMY nominee Hunter Hayes is bringing his hits and new music to the streets of downtown Nashville with his second annual free concert on Monday, Nov. 2, once again kicking off an event-packed CMA Awards week that will culminate with the release of his latest collection, The 21 Project, on Friday, Nov. 6. Doors for the late night jam will open at 9:00pm outside of Bridgestone Arena and the show is set to begin at 10:30pm.
Good Morning America – Live from Music City Nov. 4!
Tim McGraw is performing a free concert on the Bridgestone Arena plaza at Broadway & 5th Avenue in downtown Nashville for “Good Morning America” on the morning of the CMA Awards, Wednesday, November 4. Chris Stapleton is also stopping by. Both will appear during the 7am hour. The event is free and open to the public. Wake up with Music City!