Blake Shelton, Brad Paisley, Jason Aldean and More Honor Alabama With "CMT Giants: Alabama"

"CMT Giants: Alabama" will air in the coming months on CMT.

Country Music Hall of Fame band Alabama has been a country music staple for five decades, and bolstered by CMT, some of the genre's biggest stars are gathering to celebrate the group.

CMT announced its star-studded "CMT GIANTS: ALABAMA" today.

Blake Shelton, Brad Paisley, Evander Holyfield, Jason Aldean, Jamey Johnson, Lionel Richie, Little Big Town, Lorrie Morgan, Luke Bryan, Martina McBride, Old Dominion, Pam Tillis, Riley Green, Sam Hunt, and Vince Gill will gather at Belmont University's Fisher Center for the Performing Arts in Nashville to film a two-hour television special that will air later this year.

Shelton with Wariner, Paisley, Johnson, Aldean, Little Big Town, Old Dominion, Tillis and Morgan, Green and Hunt will pay tribute to the group by singing some of Alabama's biggest hits.

Holyfield, Richie, Bryan, McBride, Gill and more will participate virtually and in person as they share stories about the group and what Alabama means to country music.

There will also be a new interview with Alabama's Randy Owen and Teddy Gentry to allow members to reflect on their career.

Alabama is known for hit songs including "Mountain Music," "Roll On," "Dixieland Delight," "If You're Gonna Play In Texas (You Gotta Have A Fiddle In The Band)," "My Home's In Alabama," "Feels So Right," "Song Of The South" and more.

Alabama has sold 80 million albums and charted 43 No.1 hits, enough to become the most successful band in country music history. Alabama co-founder Jeff Cook died in November of 2022 following a lengthy battle with Parkinson's disease. When Cook revealed his illness in 2017, he said he hoped Alabama would continue without him.

"CMT GIANTS: ALABAMA" is executive produced by CMT's Margaret Comeaux and Taillight's Tom Forrest. Executives in Charge of Production are Jackie Barba and Heather D. Graffagnino. Leslie Fram is Executive in Charge of Talent; Suzanne Bender and Donna Duncan are Talent Producers.

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