How to Watch the 54th Annual CMA Awards

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Written by Lauren Laffer
How to Watch the 54th Annual CMA Awards
Darius Rucker and Reba McEntire; Photo Credit: CMA/ABC

Eric Church. Luke Combs. Miranda Lambert. Carrie Underwood. Keith Urban. These are the five fantastic artists that earned a nomination for Entertainer of the Year at the 54th Annual CMA Awards. While this year has been filled with uncertainty about the future of entertainment, these five, along with the rest of their country peers have been keeping fans entertained with music while stuck at home. Their achievements will celebrated during the Reba McEntire and Darius Rucker-hosted 2020 CMA Awards, taking place on November 11.

As we gear up for this year’s CMA Awards, Sounds Like Nashville has compiled a rundown of what to expect from the night’s festivities and where you can watch. Get all the details about the awards below…

How to Watch:  Country music fans can watch the 54th Annual CMA Awards when they broadcast live from Nashville’s Music City Center Wednesday, Nov. 11 (8:00-11:00 PM/ET) on ABC.

Hosts: Reba McEntire will return as host this year after completing the duties with Carrie Underwood and Dolly Parton in 2019. This year, however, she’ll be joined by first-time host and fellow country icon Darius Rucker.

Performers: Taking the stage for this year’s CMA Awards will be Gabby Barrett feat. Charlie PuthEric ChurchLuke CombsFlorida Georgia LineMiranda LambertAshley McBrydeMaren MorrisRascal FlattsThomas Rhett feat. McEntire, Hillary Scott and Chris Tomlin, Jason AldeanJimmie AllenIngrid AndressDierks BentleyBrothers OsborneDan + Shay with Justin Bieber, Jenee Fleenor, Little Big TownOld DominionJon PardiCarly Pearce and Lee BriceKeith Urban, and Morgan Wallen. Additionally, hosts Reba McEntire and Darius Rucker will team up for a special tribute performance. More performances are expected to be announced soon!

Presenters: CMA has always had some of entertainment’s biggest stars hand out the awards and announce performances. While Covid-19 is a major considering factor, we expect the Country Music Association to keep the level of star power bright. We’ll update our list as soon as we have more information about the movers and shakers presenting.

Winners: Who will win the night’s big honors? We have our guesses and we’re assuming so do you! Take a look at this year’s nominees and let us know your picks on Facebook and Twitter!

The 2020 CMA Awards, hosted by Reba McEntire and Darius Rucker, will broadcast live from Nashville’s Music City Center Wednesday, Nov. 11 (8:00-11:00 PM/ET) on ABC.