The CMA Awards, country music’s biggest night, will take place on Wednesday, November 9th at Bridgestone Arena.
Tributes will begin in the evening Loretta Lynn. Performers announced for the show include Jimmy Allen, Kelsea Ballerini, Luke Bryan, Kelly Clarkson, Hardy, Marcus King, Miranda Lambert, Carly Pearce, Carrie Underwood, Morgan Wallen, Lenny Wilson and the Zac Brown Band.
Hosted by Luke Bryan and Peyton Manning, Bryan will perform his latest single “Country On.” Miranda Lambert will perform her song “Geralden” from her CMA Album of the Year-nominated Palomino. Current CMA Female Vocalist and this year’s five-time nominee Carly Pearce will perform a special song from her latest album.
Tickets for the “56th Annual CMA Awards” go on sale today at 10:00 AM/CT via Ticketmaster.
The first “CMA Awards Banquet and Show” was held in 1967. The following year, the CMA Awards aired for the first time—making it the longest-running, annual music awards show on network television. The CMA Awards have aired on ABC since 2006. ABC is the network home of the CMA Awards and the CMA’s two other televised properties, “CMA Fest” and “CMA Country Christmas”.