47th CMA Awards
NOVEMBER 6, 2013
Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood will host the 47th Annual CMA Awards. Country Music's Biggest Night airing live from Music City's Bridgestone Arena Wednesday, November 6 (8/7c) on ABC. The event honors country music artists, musicians, producers, publishers, songwriters, video directors and industry executives.
In addition to bestowing a CMA Award upon those deemed the best in the business, the event also features musical performances from your favorite country music acts. Eric Church, Florida Georgia Line, Kacey Musgraves, Brad Paisley, Carrie Underwood, Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Little Big Town, Tim McGraw, Blake Shelton, Taylor Swift, and Keith Urban are all scheduled to perform. Alan Jackson and George Strait will perform together in a tribute to the legendary George Jones.
The performers aren't the only stars you'll see! Last year's presenters included Tim Allen, Connie Britton, Shawn Johnson, Jana Kramer, Martina McBride, Jake Owen, Hayden Panettiere, Kellie Pickler, Lisa Marie Presley, Reba, Darius Rucker, Sugarland, The Band Perry, and Kimberly Williams-Paisley.
The CMA Awards nominees and winners are determined by the more than 11,000 industry professional members of the Country Music Association, which in 1958 became the first trade organization formed to promote an individual genre of music. The first CMA Awards Banquet and Show was held in 1967. The following year, the CMA Awards was broadcast on NBC television for the first time – making it the longest running, annual music awards program on network television.
Visit cmaawards.com for more details.
Wake up early on CMA Awards Day to see Luke Bryan perform live at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena Plaza on "Good Morning America" Wednesday, November 6th (7-9am/CT). The concert is free and open to the public Wednesday morning. Come out early and see the show in person! Read the press release for details.
CMA COUNTRY CHRISTMAS
NOVEMBER 8, 2013
Your favorite country stars will perform classic Christmas songs while sharing their favorite holiday memories. The event is taped in front of a live audience to be aired on ABC later this holiday season. Limited tickets are available for this event. Get tickets here.
Book your room for this country music weekend.