The 50th annual CMA Awards began in grand fashion as some of the biggest names in the genre shared the stage. It was a salute 50 years in the making and honored some of the most influential country artists of all-time. Enjoy a look at photos from the star-studded show opening.
Brad Paisley and Charley Pride feel the love with “Kiss an Angel Good Morning.”
Reba McEntire belts out “Fancy.”
Charlie Daniels and Brad Paisley perform “The Devil Went Down to Georgia.”
Dwight Yoakam brings “Guitars, Cadillacs” to the party.
Ricky Skaggs, Brad Paisley and Charlie Daniels team up for “Country Boy.”
Clint Black is “Killin’ Time.”
Alan Jackson reminds us “Don’t Rock the Jukebox.”
Alabama’s “Mountain Music” is music to our ears.
Charlie Daniels, Charley Pride, Dwight Yoakam, Carrie Underwood, Randy Travis, Brad Paisley, Reba McEntire, Vince Gill, Jeff Cook, Randy Owen, and Teddy Gentry join forces on “Forever and Ever, Amen.”
Don’t miss CMT.com’s coverage of the 50th annual CMA Awards.