The CMA Awards may not be on until this evening, but a couple of the awards have already been handed out! Announced live from Nashville this morning, the CMA Music Event of the Year was awarded to Dierks Bentley and Elle King for “Different for Girls.” He is nominated for two more awards tonight.
Chris Stapleton also picked up an award for the CMA Music Video of the Year. Chris, along with director Tim Mattia, won the award for Stapleton’s video ‘Fire Away’. Chris is nominated for 3 more awards tonight.
The 50th annual CMA Awards promises to be a dazzling show with hosts Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood. Performers include Thomas Rhett, Little Big Town, Alabama, Miranda, Alan Jackson, Chris Stapleton, George Strait, Kelsea, Reba, Luke, Randy Travis, Florida Georgia Line, Tim McGraw, Keith Urban and Dwight Yoakam. It airs tonight on ABC.