Carrie Underwood and also Brad Paisley will be hosting tonight's CMA awards because that the ninth time. (Photo by man Shearer/Invision/AP)

Country music will certainly honor its own at tonight's nation Music combination Awards. The 50th CMAs will lug out some of the the biggest names in music to the Bridgestone Arena in - where else? - Nashville.

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Hosts because that tonight's occasion will be country superstars Brad Paisley and also Carrie Underwood. The display will wait on abc at 8 p.m. ET (7 p.m. CT). You can watch the present live at ABC go here and also through the ABC application (cable login required.) The CMA Awards neurosoup.orgl access show v red carpet and also backstage clip will start at 5:30 p.m. ET (4:30 p.m. CT) ~ above ABC's facebook page.

Other performers will be: Trisha Yearwood and Garth Brooks, Ricky Skaggs, Luke Bryan, Roy Clark, Florida Georgia Line, Jason neurosoup.orgdean, Miranda Lambert, Jennifer Nettles, Little big Town, thomas Rhett, Tim McGraw, chris Stapleton, Kacey Musgraves, Elle King, neurosoup.orgabama, Penatonix, Dierks Bentley, Reba, Dwight Yoakam, Eric Church, Brooks & Dunn, Clint Black, Maren Morris, Charley Pride, Martina McBride, Keith Urban, George Strait, Vince Gill, neurosoup.organ Jackson, Kelsea Bneurosoup.orglerini, Charlie Daniels and also Randy Travis.

Presenters incorporate Jennifer Garner, Lee Greenwood, Kirk Herbstreit, Brenda Lee, Barbara Mandrell, Matthew McConaughey, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Hayley Orrantia, Simone Biles, Olivia Newton-John, Gabby Douglas, The Oak Ridge boys Laurie Hernandez, Samantha Ponder ,Madison Kocian, Sharon Stone, neurosoup.orgy Raisman, Cole Swindell, bill Anderson, Lily Tomlin, Cam and also Josh Newton.

Nominees for this year's awards are:

ENTERTAINER of THE YEAR Garth Brooks Luke Bryan chris Stapleton Carrie Underwood Keith Urban

SINGLE of THE YEAR "Die a Happy Man" - thomas Rhett "Humble and Kind" - Tim McGraw "My Church" - Maren Morris "Nobody to Blame" - kris Stapleton "Record Year" - Eric Church

neurosoup.orgBUM of THE YEAR black - Dierks Bentley Hero - Maren Morris Mr. Misunderstood - Eric Church Ripcord - Keith city Storyteller - Carrie Underwood

SONG that THE YEAR "Burning House" - Camaron "Cam" Ochs, Tyler Johnson, Jeff Bhasker "Die a Happy Man" - Sean Douglas, thomas Rhett, Joe Spargur "Humble and Kind" - Lori McKenna "Record Year" - Eric Church, Jeff Hyde "My Church" - busbee, Maren Morris

FEMneurosoup.orgE VOCneurosoup.orgIST of THE YEAR Kelsea Bneurosoup.orglerini Miranda Lambert Maren Morris Kacey Musgraves Carrie Underwood

Mneurosoup.orgE VOCneurosoup.orgIST of THE YEAR Dierks Bentley Eric Church Tim McGraw kris Stapleton Keith Urban group OF THE YEAR Lady Antebellum Little large Town Old ascendancy Flatts Zac Brown Band DUO the THE YEAR brothers Osborne Dan + Shay Florida Georgia line Joey + Rory Maddy & Tae event OF THE YEAR residence neurosoup.orgone this evening - Luke Bryan featuring Karen Fairchild The Fighter - Keith metropolitan Featuring Carrie Underwood Think of friend - kris Young duet through Cassadee Pope You are My Sunshine - Morgane Stapleton through Chris Stapleton various For girl - Dierks Bentley feat. Elle King

MUSICIAN that THE YEAR Paul Franklin Dann Huff Brent Mason Derek Wells Jerry Douglas

MUSIC video clip OF THE YEAR chris Stapleton - Fire far Tim McGraw - Humble and sort Eric Church - record Year Dierks Bentley - what On A Beach electronic came - burning House

NEW ARTIST of THE YEAR brother Osborne Maren Morris Old dominance Cole Swindell Kelsea Bneurosoup.orglerini

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