To kick off country's biggest night, "Good Morning America's" Lara Spencer was live from Nashville with country music star Dierks Bentley, who is nominated for four awards including Male Vocalist and Album of the Year for his latest album, “Black.”
Spencer announced winners from two of the 12 categories exclusively in advance of tonight's awards show.
The winner of CMA Music Video of the Year is: "Fire Away" by Chris Stapleton.
The CMA Musical Event of the Year winner is: "Different For Girls" by Dierks Bentley featuring Elle King.
Full list of nominees from both categories:
CMA Music Video of the Year
- "Burning House" by Cam; Directed by Trey Fanjoy
- "Fire Away" by Chris Stapleton; Directed by Tim Mattia
- "Humble and Kind" by Tim McGraw; Directed by Wes Edwards
- "Record Year" by Eric Church, Directed by John Peets and Reid Long
- "Somewhere On A Beach" by Dierks Bentley; Directed by Wes Edwards
CMA Musical Event of the Year
- "Different For Girls" - Dierks Bentley featuring Elle King
- "Home Alone Tonight" - Luke Bryan featuring Karen Fairchild
- "The Fighter" - Keith Urban featuring Carrie Underwood
- "Think of You" - Chris Young duet with Cassadee Pope
- "You Are My Sunshine"- Morgane Stapleton with Chris Stapleton
Watch all of the awards and performances at the 50th Annual CMA Awards at 8/7c on ABC.