CMA Awards Sold Out for 3rd Year in a Row

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 “The 45th Annual CMA Awards,” hosted by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood, is sold out for the third consecutive year. The event airs live in Nashville at the Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday, Nov. 9 Eastern on ABC for all others without tickets.

"The Awards have sold out the past two years, but this is the first time since moving to the Bridgestone Arena in 2006 that we have sold out the venue this far in advance," said Steve Moore, CMA Chief Executive Officer. "The excitement and anticipation for this event continue to build and fans and the industry recognize that this is an event that cannot be missed."
Performers for “Country Music’s Biggest Night™” include Jason Aldean, The Band Perry, Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Sara Evans, Faith Hill, Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Martina McBride, Scotty McCreery, Sugarland, Taylor Swift, Thompson Square, Keith Urban, Chris Young, and Zac Brown Band, plus Kenny Chesney and Grace Potter singing their hit collaboration "You and Tequila;" Vince Gill, Paisley, and Urban performing a tribute to Glen Campbell; Rascal Flatts and Natasha Bedingfield singing their current hit duet "Easy;" Lionel Richie performing select duets with Little Big Town, Rascal Flatts, Darius Rucker; Blake Shelton joined by Kenny Loggins on "Footloose"; and co-hosts Paisley and Underwood in their first live televised-performance of their No. 1 song "Remind Me."
But if you are in Nashville looking for a country music event, tickets are still available for the taping of a country holiday extravaganza with Jennifer Nettles of Sugarland hosting “CMA Country Christmas.” The event tapes Thursday, Nov. 10 at the Bridgestone Arena. Tickets are $25 for general admission Upper Level seating and $50 for general admission Club Level (plus taxes and fees). Tickets may be purchased at or Ticketmaster outlets; by calling (800) 745-3000; or in person at the Bridgestone Arena Box Office, located at 501 Broadway (corner of Fifth Avenue and Broadway, Nashville).