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Jackson Recalls Two Special CMA Awards Nights

Posted On November 01, 2016

Alan Jackson has had two very memorable moments at the Country Music Association Awards. The first was a total surprise to everyone - audience, viewers and the CMA. In 1999 the CMA wanted George Jones to do an abbreviated version of his nominated song, "Choices," and Jones declined.  Jackson decided the song had to be…

Rhett Thrilled With CMA Song Of Year Nomination

Posted On November 01, 2016

Thomas Rhett says he once wondered what it would be like to win Song of the Year from the Country Music Association. Rhett remembers watching Lee Brice win the CMA Song of the Year as the singer of "I Drive Your Truck" in 2013, and wondered what it would feel like to be nominated for…

Urban Orders Special Suit When He Receives His First Entertainer Of The Year Nomination

Posted On November 01, 2016

Keith Urban is recalling what he did when he was nominated for CMA Entertainer of the Year for the first time. It's not unusual for a woman who is nominated for a CMA award to immediately go out and order a new gown for the occasion. Most men don't always think "Oh My Gosh what…

Dierks Bentley To Give Free Pre-CMAs Concert

Posted On October 31, 2016

It'll be an early morning for Dierks Bentley on CMA Awards Day. He'll perform a free show outside of Nashville's Bridgestone Arena tomorrow morning as part of Good Morning America's celebration of the CMAs.  Bentley's concert will air on "GMA" between 6 a.m. and 8 a.m. Bentley is up for several awards at the CMAs,…

Carrie Underwood Has Eleven Outfits For CMA Awards

Posted On October 31, 2016

Carrie Underwood is known for her wardrobe changes during the CMA Awards and she plans to keep that tradition going. For the 50th anniversary of country's biggest night, Underwood says she'll have eleven different outfits. She told "PeopleStyle,"  she'll be wearing a different outfit to celebrate the '60s, '70s, '80s, '90s and '00s, and each…