56th Annual CMA Awards: live streaming details, host and more details
The much anticipated 56th annual CMA Awards is all set to take place this week, bringing in Country Music's Finest to the biggest celebration of the art form across the globe. The Country Music Association Awards is a televised event that serves the purpose of recognizing and honoring artists for their achievements in Country Music. The CMA Awards were first presented in 1967, with the televised edition becoming a standard norm in 1968.
The 56th annual CMA Awards will kick off with a tribute to the legendary Loretta Lynn, who died at the age of 90 at her Tennessee ranch earlier this year. The event will follow up with an honorary celebration of Alan Jackson, who will receive the 2022 Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award for his humungous contribution to the genre.
This will be followed up by performances that will consist of a large number of artists. Some of the performers are Brothers Osborne with The War and Treaty, Luke Combs, Cody Johnson, Elle King featuring The Black Keys, Ashley McBryde, Reba McEntire, Chris Stapleton, Patty Loveless, Cole Swindell, Thomas Rhett, and Katy Perry.
Other previously announced performers include Kelsea Ballerini, Kelly Clarkson, Carly Pearce, Luke Bryan, HARDY featuring Lainey Wilson, Miranda Lambert, Carly Pearce, Carrie Underwood, Morgan Wallen, Zac Brown Band featuring Jimmie Allen, and Marcus King.
The non-musician presenters who will be joining the show are Cole Hauser, Mookie Betts, Jessica Chastain, and Sarah Drew, among others. Additionally, country artists Breland, Jordan Davis, Tyler Hubbard, Wynonna Judd, Lady A, Little Big Town, Parker McCollum, Reba McEntire, and Lainey Wilson will present the awards.
Many other categories and awards will also be presented at the 56th annual CMA Awards. Catch the ceremony live on the ABC channel this Wednesday evening. The vent will also be available online on Hulu.
And there will be amazing performances by Jimmie Allen, Kelsea Ballerini, Luke Bryan, Kelly Clarkson, HARDY, Marcus King, Miranda Lambert, Carly Pearce, Carrie Underwood, Morgan Wallen, Lainey Wilson and Zac Brown Band. Plus, Bothers Osborne, Brandy Clark, Luke Combs, Caylee Hammack, Cody Johnson, Elle King, Patty Loveless, Ashley McBryde, Reba Mcentire, John Osborne, Katy Perry, Pillbox Patti, Chris Stapleton, Cole Swindell, The Black Keys, Thomas Rhett and The War and Treaty will be rocking the CMA stage.
Presenters will include Mookie Betts, Breland, Jessica Chastain, Jordan Davis, Sarah Drew, Cole Hauser, Tyler Hubbard, Wynonna Judd, Lady A, Rex Linn, Little Big Town, Parker McCollum, Reba McEntire, Ben Napier, Erin Napier, Jeannie Seely, Michael Shannon and Lainey Wilson.
On The Red Carpet has all your CMA needs covered.
Our "On The Red Carpet: CMA Awards Preview" airs Nov 5 - 6 on select ABC stations. Check your local listings.
Plus we'll be live on the big night. "On The Red Carpet at the CMA Awards" streams live at 6:30p ET/3:30p PT on Wednesday, November 9 on Hulu and on OnTheRedCarpet.com. Look for a special red carpet recap airing on select ABC stations at 7:30p/6:30c, leading up to the CMA Awards on ABC at 8p/7c.