Country Music Awards Live : The 53rd annual Country Music Association Awards are coming up on Wednesday (Nov. 13), hosted by Carrie Underwood for the 12th year in a row. Though she’ll be without her usual co-host, Brad Paisley, Reba McEntire and Dolly Parton will be stepping up for the role this year.
Country music’s biggest night comes back to downtown Nashville next week with the 53rd Annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena and the night kicks off with the red carpet at Music City Center.
This year the show will be hosted by for the first time by the all-female team of Carrie Underwood, Dolly Parton and Reba McEntire.
Anticipated performances include Eric Church, Luke Combs, For King & Country and Zach Williams, Lady Antebellum with pop star Halsey, Garth Brooks and Blake Shelton, Kacey Musgraves and Willie Nelson, plus many more.
When Can I Watch the Stream? ET will be streaming live from the red carpet on Wednesday afternoon. The awards show will be broadcast live on ABC starting at 8 p.m. ET.
The 53rd Annual Country Music Association Awards kicks off Wednesday evening, with host Carrie Underwood and special guest hosts Reba McEntire and Dolly Parton.
Among 2019’s star-studded performers are Kelse Ballerini Dierks Bentley with Sheryl Crow, Chris Janson and John Osborne, Brooks & Dunn with Brothers Osborne, Garth Brooks with Blake Shelton, Eric Church, Luke Combs, Dan + Shay, Lady Antebellum and Halsey, Miranda Lambert, Reba McEntire, Maren Morris, Kacey Musgraves with Willie Nelson, Old Dominion, Parton with for KING & COUNTRY and Zach Williams, P!NK and Chris Stapleton, Blake Shelton, Thomas Rhett and Keith Urban.
If you’re not in Nashville to head over to the Bridgestone Arena, there are plenty of ways to watch the show from the comfort of your couch. The CMA Awards will air live on Nov. 13 at 8 p.m. EST on ABC. From the computer, fans can head to CMAawards.com/watch and enter their zip code to find their local ABC affiliate, along with the services that will be live-streaming the event.
Who Will Be There? Underwood, Parton and McEntire are splitting hosting duties, but the rest of the show is set to be just as star-studded. Artists like Maren Morris, Kelsea Ballerini, Miranda Lambert, Kacey Musgraves, Willie Nelson, Thomas Rhett, Keith Urban, Chris Stapleton, Dierks Bentley.