With the cancelation of CMA Fest this year, fans missed the annual event that spotlights country music and Nashville.
CMA recently announced a three-hour special, “CMA Best of Fest,” that will highlight performances of past festivals, hosted by Luke Bryan.
The special will showcase performances from a span of the last 16 years. Fans will see Trace Adkins, Lauren Alaina, Jason Aldean, Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley, Garth Brooks, Brooks & Dunn, Brothers Osborne, Kane Brown, Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, Eric Church, Luke Combs, Billy Ray Cyrus, Dan + Shay, Lzzy Hale, Sam Hunt, Joan Jett, Lady A, Miranda Lambert, Lil Nas X, Little Big Town,Tim McGraw, Maren Morris, Brad Paisley, Rascal Flatts, Thomas Rhett, Darius Rucker, Blake Shelton, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban, Dwight Yoakam and Zac Brown Band, with special appearances by Bobby Bones, Jim Gaffigan, Kirk Herbstreit, Peyton Manning, Lionel Richie, Rob Riggle, Gwen Stefani, Michael Strahan, and Rita Wilson.missing or outdated ad config
“CMA Best of Fest” will air on Thursday, July 9 at 7 pm. The festival will return to downtown Nashville on June 10-13, 2021.