The time has come again to celebrate a year’s achievement in country music with the Country Music Association Awards.
Each year, the association awards awards to the best artists of the year in various categories, in recognition of achievements in albums, singles, music videos and more.
This year stars like Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert, Maren Morris, Thomas Rhett and others are in the running for prizes, while host Luke Bryan will welcome acts like Keith Urban on stage for performances.
Ahead of Wednesday night’s festivities, here’s a look at everything you need to know about the 2021 CMA Awards.
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When are they?
The prices are on Wednesday 10 November.
How can I watch?
The CMA Awards will air on ABC from 8 p.m. ET. They can also be streamed live through the network’s app or with streaming cable services like Hulu + Live TV.
The network will also air pre-show broadcasts starting Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. ET.
Carrie Underwood and Jason Aldean will perform their current hit “If I Didn’t Love You”, while Kane Brown and Chris Young will sing “Famous Friends”.
Carly Pearce and Ashley McBryde team up for a performance of their song “Never Wanted to Be That Girl”.
Who is nominated?
The top nominees are Chris Stapleton, Luke Combs, Miranda Lambert and Old Dominion.
Other nominees who will also be performing include Eric Church, who is leveling with Stapleton with five nominations, Jimmie Allen, Brothers Osborne and Dan + Shay.
Blake Shelton is also on the lineup for the show.
The Associated Press contributed to this report