THE CMAs COME TO CMT WHEN THE NETWORK RE-AIRS “THE 48TH ANNUAL CMA AWARDS” AND “COUNTDOWN TO THE CMA AWARDS” ON SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 22, BEGINNING AT 8 P.M. ET/PT
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NASHVILLE – November 6, 2014 – Country music fans can relive the excitement of "The 48th Annual CMA Awards” when CMT hosts the cable premiere on Saturday, November 22 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. The awards show, which originally aired live from Nashville on ABC, is co-hosted by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood and features surprise guests and all-star performances from country and pop superstars, including: Jason Aldean, The Band Perry, Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, Eric Church, the Doobie Brothers, Florida Georgia Line, Ariana Grande, Hunter Hayes, Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Little Big Town, Loretta Lynn, Tim McGraw, Ashley Monroe, Kacey Musgraves, Jennifer Nettles, Paisley, Thomas Rhett, Blake Shelton, George Strait, Cole Swindell, Meghan Trainor, Underwood and Keith Urban.
Leading into the awards, CMT will also re-telecast “Countdown to the CMA Awards: 15 Songs that Changed Country Music with Robin Roberts,” airing Saturday, November 22 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. The special shines a spotlight on 15 iconic songs that made a permanent mark on the country music world, recounting the unique stories behind each.
For an instant recap of the evening’s highlights, fans can visit CMAawards.CMT.com for in-depth coverage, including winner recaps, performance highlights, photo galleries, exclusive video coverage and a recap from CMT’s RED CARPET SPECIAL. More than 40 years of CMA Awards history is available on CMT.com, along with more than 30 photo galleries featuring the most memorable fashion moments over the years.
CMT, a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), is the leading television and digital authority on country music and entertainment, reaching more than 92 million homes in the U.S. CMT and its website, CMT.com, offer an unparalleled mix of music, news, live concerts and series and is the top resource for country music on demand. The network’s digital platforms include the 24-hour music channel, CMT Pure Country, CMT Mobile and CMT VOD.
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