CMA Awards: How to observe and what to anticipate


Hosts Luke Bryan and Peyton Manning will current the 56th Annual Nation Music Affiliation Awards, often known as the CMA’s, dwell from Nashville, Tennessee on ABC on Wednesday night time. Right here’s what we all know concerning the star-studded nation music occasion:

The printed will kick off with a gap tribute to the late Loretta Lynn, who died final month on the age of 90. That tribute will function performances from Miranda Lambert, Reba McEntire and Carrie Underwood.

Different performers slated to take the CMA stage embrace Kelly Clarkson, HARDY, Marcus King, Jimmie Allen, Kelsea Ballerini, Carly Pearce and the Zac Brown Band, in accordance with the affiliation’s preliminary lineup introduced in October.

Additionally set to carry out are Katy Perry and Thomas Rhett, Ashley McBryde with Brandy Clark, Caylee Hammack, Pillbox Patti and the Brothers Osborne.

Lainey Wilson leads the pack with six nods this yr, together with album of the yr, tune of the yr, feminine vocalist of the yr, music video of the yr, musical occasion of the yr and new artist of the yr.

Not far behind with 5 nominations apiece are McBryde, Pearce, Chris Stapleton and Shane McAnally.

There’s no scarcity of celebrities set to take the stage at hand out the awards. They embrace: Jessica Chastain, Wynonna Judd, Michael Shannon, Rex Linn, Little Huge City, Girl A and Breland.

The CMA Awards will air on Wednesday, November 9 on ABC at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT. The awards present can be obtainable to stream on Hulu the next day.