The CMA Awards celebrates its 50th anniversary tonight with the 2016 edition of the show. For all the details on how to watch the red carpet show, what time the event airs on TV, what channel to watch and more, read on below.
DATE: November 2, 2016
SHOW TIME: 8 – 11 p.m. ET
RED CARPET TIME: 5:30 p.m. ET
TV CHANNEL: ABC Network – Click here to access the ABC channel finder and locate your local station.
RED CARPET LIVE STREAM: Click here to check out the red carpet live stream via Taste of Country.
HOSTS: Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley
LOCATION: Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee
PINNACLE AWARD RECIPIENT: Kenny Chesney
WILLIE NELSON LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD: Dolly Parton
WHAT CMA AWARDS STANDS FOR: Country Music Association Awards
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