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1 month ago

Carrie Underwood steps aside as CMA Awards host: 'It's time to pass the hosting torch'

After 12 years as the Country Music Association Awards host, Carrie Underwood announced on Instagram that she will be stepping aside.
1 month ago
Carrie Underwood steps aside as CMA Awards host after 12 years
2 months ago

Thomas Rhett and family make adorable appearance at CMA Awards

Thomas Rhett attended the 53rd Annual Country Music Association Awards with his whole family on Wednesday night in Nashville, Tennessee.
2 months ago
Thomas Rhett and family make adorable appearance at CMA Awards
2 months ago

Women take center stage at the CMA Awards

Reba McEntire, Carrie Underwood and Dolly Parton kicked off country music’s biggest night with a show-stopping medley, and were joined by more than 40 female powerhouses.
2 months ago
Women take center stage at the CMA Awards
2 months ago

Biggest female artists in country music open 2019 CMA Awards with powerful performance

Some of the most famous women in country music opened the 2019 CMA Awards with an incredible performance.
2 months ago
Biggest female country artists open 2019 CMA Awards with powerful performance
2 months ago

Backstage moments you didn’t see at the CMA Awards

All the biggest stars at the 53rd Annual CMA Awards.
2 months ago
Backstage moments you didn’t see at the CMA Awards
2 months ago

Kacey Musgraves performs 'Rainbow Connection' with Willie Nelson at 2019 CMA Awards

Kacey Musgraves performed a duet with one of her heroes at the 53rd Annual Country Music Association Awards on Wednesday night.
2 months ago
Kacey Musgraves performs 'Rainbow Connection' with one of her heroes at CMAs
2 months ago

2019 CMA Awards: Complete winners list

Check out the winners of the most prestigious awards at the 53rd Annual Country Music Association Awards.
2 months ago
2019 CMA Awards: Complete winners list
2 months ago

Jennifer Nettles makes powerful statement on gender equality with CMA Awards ensemble

Sugarland singer Jennifer Nettles made a statement at the 53rd Annual Country Music Association Awards in a head-turning ensemble.
2 months ago
Jennifer Nettles makes statement on gender equality with CMA Awards ensemble
2 months ago

CMA Awards 2019: All the details of the jaw-dropping performances

Here's who performed what at the 53rd Annual Country Music Association Awards, which aired live from Nashville Wednesday night on ABC.
2 months ago
CMA Awards 2019: All the details of the jaw-dropping performances
2 months ago

Maren Morris dedicates album of the year win to late record producer in emotional speech

Maren Morris took home the award for album of the year for "Girl" at the 53rd Annual Country Music Association Awards on Wednesday night.
2 months ago
Maren Morris dedicates CMA win to late record producer in emotional speech
2 months ago

At female-centric CMA Awards, Maren Morris wins Album of the Year but Garth is again top Entertainer

The 53rd Annual CMA Awards on ABC celebrated the great female voices of country music -- but the evening's biggest award went to a guy who'd won it six times before.
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Maren Morris wins Album of the Year at female-centric CMA Awards
2 months ago

Hannah Brown hits CMA Awards with 'DWTS' partner Alan Bersten

Hannah Brown made an entrance on the red carpet at the 53rd Annual Country Music Association Awards on Wednesday night in Nashville, TN.
2 months ago
Hannah Brown hits CMA Awards with 'DWTS' partner Alan Bersten
2 months ago

Why the CMA Awards with Carrie Underwood, Reba McEntire, Dolly Parton will be epic

Carrie Underwood, along with special guest hosts Reba McEntire and Dolly Parton, will host Wednesday night's CMA Awards on ABC.
2 months ago
Why the CMA Awards with Carrie Underwood, Reba McEntire, Dolly Parton will be epic
2 months ago

Maddie and Tae announce CMA Award winners

Country duo Maddie and Tae announce Kacey Musgraves as winner for the CMA Awards Music Video of the Year and more.
2 months ago
Maddie and Tae announce CMA Award winners
2 months ago

Carrie Underwood, Dolly Parton and Reba go behind the scenes at the CMAs

Plus, Maddie and Tae, the only female duo nominated for the CMA vocal duo of the year, talk about the award show honoring the legacy of women in country music.
2 months ago
Carrie Underwood, Dolly Parton and Reba go behind the scenes at the CMAs
2 months ago

Country singer Carly Pearce on getting her big break at Dolly Parton’s Dollywood

The “Every Little Thing” singer was 16 when she got a part in a country show at Parton’s amusement park in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, and describes what happened when she met the country music icon.
2 months ago
Country singer Carly Pearce on getting her big break at Dolly Parton’s Dollywood
2 months ago

Luke Bryan, Carrie Underwood and other country music stars on why they look up to Dolly Parton

Country music stars had a lot to say about Dolly Parton, from the inspiration she's given to personal encounters they've had.
2 months ago
Luke Bryan, Carrie Underwood, others on life lessons learned from Dolly Parton
2 months ago

Gearing up for the 2019 CMA Awards

The 53rd annual Country Music Awards will take place on Wednesday night.
2 months ago
Gearing up for the 2019 CMA Awards
2 months ago

Carly Pearce on CMA nod, female-centric show, walking red carpet with new husband

The artist talks about walking the CMA red carpet with her husband for the first time, her award nominations and the show being female-centric.
2 months ago
Carly Pearce on CMA nod, female-centric show, walking red carpet with new husband
2 months ago

Morgan Wallen enjoying being a first-time CMA nominee

The artist talks about his CMA nomination for new artist of the year and his pick for the entertainer of the year award.
2 months ago
Morgan Wallen enjoying being a first-time CMA nominee
2 months ago

Ashley McBryde on CMA new artist of the year nomination

The artist said she's thrilled about being a first-time CMA nominee.
2 months ago
Ashley McBryde on CMA new artist of the year nomination
2 months ago

Leading CMA nominee Maren Morris feels like the belle of the ball this year

The artist talked about her CMA nominations and the baby she’s expecting.
2 months ago
Leading CMA nominee Maren Morris feels like the belle of the ball this year
2 months ago

Little Big Town talk competitive CMA vocal group category

Little Big Town on CMA competition.
2 months ago
Little Big Town talk competitive CMA vocal group category
2 months ago

Luke Bryan ponders CMA entertainer of the year category

Luke Bryan’s not sure who should win entertainer of the year.
2 months ago
Luke Bryan ponders CMA entertainer of the year category
2 months ago

Garth Brooks on CMA entertainer of the year chances

Garth Brooks on CMA nominations, the female-centric show and stadium gig.
2 months ago
Garth Brooks on CMA entertainer of the year chances
2 months ago

CMA nominee Kelsea Ballerini on her chances of winning

Kelsea Ballerini talks about her CMA nomination and performing.
2 months ago
CMA nominee Kelsea Ballerini on her chances of winning
2 months ago

Luke Combs on CMA nods and red carpet fashion

Luke Combs on CMA nominations, his chances and red carpet fashion.
2 months ago
 Luke Combs on CMA nods and red carpet fashion
2 months ago

MelodyVR puts you front and center at Luke Combs' 'GMA' concert

"GMA" will be at Nashville's Wildhorse Saloon with a special performance from country star Luke Combs.
2 months ago
MelodyVR puts you front and center at Luke Combs' 'GMA' concert
2 months ago

Dolly Parton says she still writes songs on cassette tapes, yellow legal pads

During an interview with Robin Roberts at the Dollywood Chasing Rainbows museum, Parton said she has to order her cassette tapes off eBay for her songwriting.
2 months ago
Dolly Parton says she still writes songs on cassette tapes, yellow legal pads
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Lady Antebellum’s kids looking forward to CMA telecast

Kids of the band Lady Antebellum can’t wait to watch their parents on the CMAs.
2 months ago
Lady Antebellum’s kids looking forward to CMA telecast
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Ryan Hurd says wife Maren Morris has ‘got the itch’ to win more CMAS

Ryan Hurd says his wife Maren Morris is ready to win, and is thrilled about baby boy they’re expecting
2 months ago
Ryan Hurd says wife Maren Morris has ‘got the itch’ to win more CMAS
2 months ago

Chris Janson talks CMAs highlighting women, Kris Kristofferson tribute performance

The country singer talks about the awards show’s focus on women, and his part in a Kris Kristofferson tribute
2 months ago
Chris Janson talks CMAs highlighting women, Kris Kristofferson tribute performance
2 months ago

Devin Dawson on his CMA Song of the Year nomination for writing Blake Shelton hit

“God’s Country” writer Devin Dawson discusses his CMA Song of the Year nod.
2 months ago
Devin Dawson on his CMA Song of the Year nomination for writing Blake Shelton hit
2 months ago

Midland weighs the competition for CMA Vocal Group trophy

Midland doesn’t want Little Big Town to beat them out for the best CMA Vocal Group.
2 months ago
Midland weighs the competition for CMA Vocal Group trophy
3 months ago

Old Dominion on No. 1 album, CMA nomination

Old Dominion on the success of its new album and its CMA nomination for Vocal Group of the Year.
3 months ago
Old Dominion on No. 1 album, CMA nomination
3 months ago

Carrie Underwood says 2019 CMAs will pay tribute to legendary women of country music

Carrie Underwood will be kicking off the 2019 CMAs with a performance alongside famed country music stars Dolly Parton and Reba McEntire.
3 months ago
Carrie Underwood says 2019 CMAs will pay tribute to legendary women of country music
3 months ago

Carrie Underwood on what to expect when she hosts her 12th CMA Awards

The country singer also gives a preview of her special performance with co-hosts Dolly Parton and Reba McEntire.
3 months ago
Carrie Underwood on what to expect when she hosts her 12th CMA Awards
3 months ago

CMA Awards 2019: All about the star-studded all-female medley

Carrie Underwood, Dolly Parton and Reba McEntire are hosting this year's show.
3 months ago
CMA Awards 2019: All about the star-studded all-female medley
3 months ago

‘GMA’ heads to Nashville for the CMA Awards

The show takes place Nov. 13. Find out how you can be in the audience with country music’s biggest stars.
3 months ago
‘GMA’ heads to Nashville for the CMA Awards
3 months ago

Carrie Underwood, Dolly Parton, Reba McEntire and more announced as 2019 CMA Awards performers

The first round of performers for the 2019 CMA Awards have been announced, and they're bringing a collection of hit songs with them.
3 months ago
Performers announced for 2019 CMA Awards
5 months ago

CMA Awards 2019: Nominees announced live on 'GMA'

The biggest night in country music is just a few short months away and the first batch of CMA Award nominees were named Wednesday morning on "GMA."
5 months ago
Carrie Underwood, Garth Brooks among 2019 CMA Award nominees
5 months ago

Jimmie Allen and Ashley McBryde announce CMA Award nominees

Allen and McBryde reveal some of the hottest country music stars nominated for this year's CMA Awards, live on "GMA."
5 months ago
Jimmie Allen and Ashley McBryde announce CMA Award nominees
5 months ago

Carrie Underwood will host the 2019 CMA Awards, celebrating women in country music

Carrie Underwood will be joined by country icons Reba McEntire and Dolly Parton when she hosts the 53rd Annual CMA Awards later this year.
5 months ago
Carrie Underwood to host 2019 CMA Awards, alongside Reba McEntire and Dolly Parton
5 months ago

Carrie Underwood will host the 2019 CMA Awards!

Underwood will be joined by special guest hosts and country music legends Reba McEntire and Dolly Parton.
5 months ago
Carrie Underwood will host the 2019 CMA Awards!
6 months ago

First look at the hottest CMA Fest performances

"GMA" got a first look at Lil Nas X, Keith Urban, Billy Ray Cyrus' and more of the hottest performances from the CMA Fest.
6 months ago
First look at the hottest CMA Fest performances
8 months ago

Kelsea Ballerini talks CMT Music Awards

Kelsea Ballerini talks about performing her nominated song, "Miss Me More," at Wednesday's CMT Music Awards in Nashville.
8 months ago
Kelsea Ballerini talks CMT Music Awards
1 year ago

Carrie Underwood reveals baby's sex at CMAs

Underwood, who co-hosted the show again with Brad Paisley, revealed she is having a boy in a night that saw country music's biggest stars gather in Nashville.
1 year ago
Carrie Underwood reveals baby's sex at CMAs
1 year ago

Keith Urban takes top honor, Carrie Underwood big winner at CMA Awards

Keith Urban also performed on the show, co-hosted by Carrie Underwood.
1 year ago
Keith Urban, Carrie Underwood big winners at CMA Awards
1 year ago

Country music celebrates its biggest night

The country music world honored its best at the annual CMA Awards. ABC News' Marci Gonzalez reports from Nashville.
1 year ago
Country music celebrates its biggest night
1 year ago

Country Music Awards Interview, Day 2: Midland

The group talked about which award it wants to win.
1 year ago
Country Music Awards Interview, Day 2: Midland