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May 17, 2024 at 11:09 AM

CMA Award-winner Lainey Wilson shares the mantra she recites everyday

CMA Award-winner Lainey Wilson, who took home the awards for entertainer of the year and album of the year, among others, shares what she recites on a daily basis.
May 17, 2024 at 11:09 AM
Lainey Wilson at The 57th Annual CMA Awards," in Nashville, Tenn., on Nov. 8, 2023.
7 months ago

Biggest moments from 2023 CMA Awards

Along with big wins by Lainey Wilson, Chris Stapleton and Old Dominion, the night featured notable performances and a moving tribute performance for the late music legend Jimmy Buffett.
7 months ago
VIDEO: Biggest moments from 2023 CMA Awards
7 months ago

'GMA' goes backstage at CMA Awards

Lara Spencer talks to the big winners and big stars in attendance, including Luke Combs, Lainey Wilson and more.
7 months ago
VIDEO: County Music Awards winners join 'GMA'
7 months ago

CMA Awards honor music teachers

"GMA" sponsor Chevrolet helps singer Chris Young surprise his well-deserving former music teacher, Brenda Gregory.
7 months ago
VIDEO: CMA Awards honor music teachers
7 months ago

Luke Bryan and Peyton Manning talk CMA Awards

The pair return to host country music’s biggest night in Nashville.
7 months ago
VIDEO: Luke Bryan and Peyton Manning talk CMA Awards
9 months ago

Nominees announced for 57th annual CMA Awards

Lara Spencer reports the buzziest stories of the day in “GMA” Pop News.
9 months ago
VIDEO: Nominees announced for 57th annual CMA Awards
10 months ago

'CMA Fest' 2023: How to watch, who is performing and more

"CMA Fest," country music's hottest event of the summer, airs Wednesday, July 19, at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.
10 months ago
Luke Combs is shown at CMA Fest 2023, on June 8, 2023, in Nashville, Tenn. | Reba McEntire and Miranda Lambert are shown at CMA Fest 2023 on June 9, 2023, in Nashville, Tenn.
1 year ago

Luke Bryan and Peyton Manning to return as CMA Awards hosts

Lara Spencer reports the buzziest stories of the day in “GMA” Pop News.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Luke Bryan and Peyton Manning to return as CMA Awards hosts
2 years ago

Get ready for the CMA Awards with Kelsea Ballerini

Country singer Kelsea Ballerini gave "Good Morning America" an inside look at her glam for the 56th annual Country Music Association Awards.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Get ready for the CMA Awards with Kelsea Ballerini
2 years ago

CMA Awards 2022 recap: Inside the biggest performances, tributes and wins

A recap of the biggest moments from the 2022 CMA Awards, from performances and tributes to winners.
2 years ago
Kelly Clarkson, Kelsea Ballerini and Carly Pearce perform onstage at The 56th Annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 9, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn.
2 years ago

CMA Awards 2022: Jessica Chastain, Carrie Underwood and more take the red carpet

See all of the night's best looks on the CMA Awards red carpet.
2 years ago
Jessica Chastain attends the 56th Annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 9, 2022 in Nashville, Tenn.
2 years ago

CMA Awards 2022: See the complete winners list

Country music's biggest stars were honored at the 56th annual CMA Awards Wednesday night.
2 years ago
Lainey Wilson accepts the award for New Artist of the Year at the 56th Annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn., on Nov. 9, 2022.
2 years ago

Country music stars honor Loretta Lynn's legacy at CMAs

Wynnona Judd, Luke Bryan, Elle King and more pay tribute to the late Loretta Lynn on the CMAs red carpet.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Country music stars honor Loretta Lynn's legacy at CMAs
2 years ago

CMA Awards 2022: Miranda Lambert, Carrie Underwood, Reba McEntire honor Loretta Lynn

Lambert, Underwood and McEntire sang a medley of Lynn's songs.
2 years ago
Carrie Underwood performs onstage at The 56th Annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 9, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn.
2 years ago

Chevrolet announces songwriting contest at CMAs

Chevrolet is giving aspiring singers a chance to write the second verse of a new song, “My Kinda Truck!" The winner will get a chance to perform on stage at the 50th CMA Fest in 2023.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Chevy announces songwriting contest at CMAs
2 years ago

What happened backstage at the 56th CMA Awards

Luke Bryan and Peyton Manning co-hosted country music’s big night in Nashville, which honored some of the genre’s biggest stars and paid tribute to the iconic Loretta Lynn.
2 years ago
VIDEO: What happened backstage at the 56th CMA Awards
2 years ago

Luke Bryan, Peyton Manning gear up for CMA Awards

Country music’s biggest night is right around the corner and ABC News’ Will Reeve joins the CMA hosts-to-be as two awards are revealed live.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Luke Bryan, Peyton Manning gear up for CMA Awards
2 years ago

Lainey Wilson reacts to most CMA Awards nominations

The Country music star is the fourth artist in the history of the CMAs to earn six nominations in her first year.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Lainey Wilson reacts to most CMA Awards nominations
2 years ago

Elle King dishes on CMA Fest

Singer-songwriter Elle King, co-host of CMA Fest, dishes on the music event of the summer.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Elle King dishes on CMA Fest
2 years ago

Carly Pearce on singing with Wynonna Judd during 'CMA Fest'

"I have loved Wynonna and The Judds my whole life," Pearce said of her performance at "CMA Fest" with Wynonna Judd.
2 years ago
Carly Pearce and Wynonna Judd perform at Nissan Stadium on June 10, 2022 in Nashville, Tenn.
2 years ago

Inside CMA Fest as country festival resumes since pandemic

Behind the scenes of the country music event, airing on ABC, with some of the top artists and fans.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Inside CMA Fest as country festival resumes since pandemic
2 years ago

Luke Bryan, Peyton Manning set to host CMA Awards

"I cannot wait to head to Nashville," Manning said in a statement.
2 years ago
Luke Bryan and Peyton Manning are pictured in a composite file image.
2 years ago

Dierks Bentley says the energy is going to be 'crazy' during ABC's 'CMA Fest' special

"CMA Fest" airs on ABC on Aug. 3 at 8 p.m. ET.
2 years ago
Dierks Bentley performs onstage during 2016 CMA Festival, June 9, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn.
2 years ago

Dierks Bentley and Elle King to make hosting debuts at 19th annual CMA Fest

The two singers will take the stage for a special concert airing Wednesday, Aug. 3, at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Dierks Bentley and Elle King to make hosting debuts at 19th annual CMA Fest
3 years ago

T.J. Osborne talks bringing his boyfriend to CMA Awards, kissing him during show

TJ Osborne brought his boyfriend, Abi Ventura, to the 2021 CMA Awards and kissed him when he won.
3 years ago
T.J. Osborne and John Osborne of Brothers Osborne pose with their awards for the 55th annual Country Music Association awards at the Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 10, 2021, in Nashville, Tenn.
3 years ago

Country music fan surprised with red carpet experience at CMA

"GMA" sponsor Chevrolet teamed up with Russell Dickerson, whose music helped Sarah Frei recover after a devastating accident.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Country music fan surprised with red carpet experience at CMA
3 years ago

Behind the scenes at the 2021 CMA Awards

“GMA” talked to some of the night’s biggest winners.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Behind the scenes at the 2021 CMA Awards
3 years ago

Biggest moments from 2021 CMA Awards

The country music awards show, hosted by Luke Bryan, featured powerful performances from Miranda Lambert and Jennifer Hudson, while Chris Stapleton took home six awards, including “Song of the Year."
3 years ago
VIDEO: Biggest moments from 2021 CMA Awards
3 years ago

CMA Foundation honors US educators

The Country Music Awards celebrated teachers with the “Music Teachers of Excellence” award during country music’s biggest night of the year.
3 years ago
VIDEO: CMA Foundation honors US educators
3 years ago

T.J. Osborne on what performing 'Younger Me' at the 2021 CMA Awards means to him

The song is a very personal one for the country music singer.
3 years ago
John Osborne and  T.J. Osborne of Brothers Osborne speak on stage during the 55th annual Country Music Association awards in Nashville, Tenn.,  Nov. 10, 2021.
3 years ago

Kelsea Ballerini, Kenny Chesney have already won 2 CMA Awards

Kelsea Ballerini and Kenny Chesney won two CMA Awards for "Half of My Hometown."
3 years ago
Kelsea Ballerini poses in the press room with her award for best music video and musical event at the 55th annual CMA Awards in Nashville, Tenn., Nov. 10, 2021.
3 years ago

Country music band Old Dominion performs ‘No hard feelings’

Award winning country music group Old Dominion dishes on new music and CMA Awards.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Country music band Old Dominion performs ‘No hard feelings’
3 years ago

Luke Bryan gives ‘GMA’ a preview of 55th CMA Awards

Plus, Jimmie Allen joins us to announce the winners of the musical event of the year and music video of the year categories.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Luke Bryan gives ‘GMA’ a preview of 55th CMA Awards
3 years ago

Keith Urban talks about returning to the stage in Vegas after pandemic shutdown

The country superstar shows fans a glimpse of his rehearsal for his Las Vegas residency show at Caesars Palace.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Keith Urban talks about returning to the stage after pandemic shutdown
3 years ago

Country singer Jimmie Allen behind the scenes on tour

The "Best Shot" singer shows fans how he spends his downtime before a show hanging out with his band, crew and family.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Country singer Jimmie Allen behind the scenes on tour
3 years ago

Preview of ABC's CMA Awards

Country stars are gearing up for the CMA Awards and “GMA” spent one week getting up close and personal with some of country’s biggest names -- including candid moments when they’re not on stage.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Preview of ABC’s CMA Awards
3 years ago

CMA Awards performers announced

Lara Spencer reports the buzziest stories of the day in “GMA” Pop News.
3 years ago
VIDEO: CMA Awards performers announced
3 years ago

‘Backstage Pass: Countdown to the CMA Awards’

Join Luke Bryan & country music’s biggest stars backstage for one amazing week in the life of country music! ‘Backstage Pass: Countdown to the CMA Awards’ premieres Monday at 10|9c on ABC.
3 years ago
VIDEO: ‘Backstage Pass: Countdown to the CMA Awards’
3 years ago

CMA Awards 2021: Full list of nominations

The nominees for the 55th annual CMA Awards were announced on Thursday. The show will air Wednesday, Nov. 10, live on ABC at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.
3 years ago
Eric Church performs in concert during the 4th annual Mack, Jack & McConaughey charity event in Austin, Texas, April 15, 2016.
4 years ago

Maren Morris wins big at CMA Awards

Country music’s biggest night, hosted by Reba McEntire and Darius Rucker, was filled with tributes, performances and exciting wins like female vocalist of the year, Maren Morris.
4 years ago
VIDEO: Maren Morris wins big at CMA Awards
4 years ago

Backstage at the 2020 Country Music Awards

Lara Spencer has the inside scoop from country music’s biggest night.
4 years ago
VIDEO: Backstage at the 2020 Country Music Awards
4 years ago

CMA Awards 2020: Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert and more red carpet looks

Artists in the country music industry are breaking out their best looks for the 2020 CMA Awards.
4 years ago
Carrie Underwood arrives to the 54th Annual CMA Awards in Nashville, Tenn., Nov. 11, 2020.
4 years ago

Lady A pulls out of 2020 CMA Awards due to a family member's COVID-19 diagnosis

Lady A -- consisting of Hillary Scott, Charles Kelley and Dave Haywood -- pulled out of the 2020 CMA Awards due to a family member's COVID-19 diagnosis.
4 years ago
Charles Kelley, Hillary Scott, and Dave Haywood of Lady A perform onstage for the 2020 iHeartCountry Festival in Nashville, Tenn., Oct. 23, 2020.
4 years ago

Artists pay tribute to country legend Charlie Daniels and more at 2020 CMA Awards

Several stars honored country music legends such as Charlie Daniels, Kenny Rogers and more at the 2020 CMA Awards with moving tributes.
4 years ago
Dierks Bentley and John Osborne and T.J. Osborne of Brothers Osborne perform onstage during the The 54th Annual CMA Awards in Nashville, Tenn., Nov. 11, 2020.
4 years ago

Reba McEntire and Darius Rucker debut 'In the Ghetto' collab at 2020 CMA Awards

Reba McEntire and Darius Rucker debuted their new "In the Ghetto" collaboration in honor of late country great Mac Davis at the 2020 CMA Awards on Wednesday night.
4 years ago
Reba McEntire and Darius Rucker perform onstage during the 54th Annual CMA Awards in Nashville, Tenn., Nov. 11, 2020.
4 years ago

Winners revealed for 2 2020 CMA Awards

Ahead of Wednesday night’s CMA Awards show, "GMA" has an exclusive announcement of the winners of musical event of the year and music video of the year.
4 years ago
VIDEO: Winners revealed for 2 2020 CMA Awards
4 years ago

Darius Rucker’s special pre-CMA Awards performance

The singer-songwriter previews country music’s biggest night and performs his hit song, “Alright.”
4 years ago
VIDEO: Darius Rucker’s special pre-CMA Awards performance
4 years ago

Preview of CMA Awards special

"Country Strong 2020: Countdown to the CMA Awards" airs tonight on ABC and features a look at how the pandemic has impacted the country music community and how the industry is moving forward.
4 years ago
VIDEO: Preview of CMA Awards special
4 years ago

Luke Bryan talks reflecting on what's 'truly important' amid the COVID-19 pandemic

Luke Bryan discussed spending quality family time with wife Caroline Boyer as well as their sons and nephew.
4 years ago
In this Feb. 12, 2020, file photo, Luke Bryan attends the premiere event for "American Idol" in Hollywood.
4 years ago

Country stars share their thoughts on what 'country music in 2020 is' to them

Reba McEntire, Keith Urban, Luke Bryan, Darius Rucker and others reflect on this year for the ABC News special, "Country Strong 2020: Countdown to the CMAs," airing on Nov. 10 at 10 p.m. ET on ABC.
4 years ago
VIDEO: Country stars share their thoughts on what 'country music in 2020 is' to them