CMA Fest, the Music Event of Summer, premieres on Sunday, August 4 at 8 pm ET/7 pm CT on ABC.
The primetime special is hosted once again by Thomas Rhett and Kelsea Ballerini.
Filmed during Nashville’s 48th annual CMA Fest in June, ABC will air performances by Lil Nas X joined by Billy Ray Cyrus and Keith Urban, Kelsea Ballerini and The Chainsmokers, Brothers Osborne with Brooks & Dunn and Ashley McBryde, Brantley Gilbert and Lindsay Ell, Tim McGraw and Luke Combs, Maren Morris and Brandi Carlile, and Carrie Underwood with Joan Jett. Additional performers include Dierks Bentley, Kane Brown, Luke Bryan, Dan + Shay, Florida Georgia Line, Chris Janson, Miranda Lambert, Little Big Town, Midland, Old Dominion, Pistol Annies, Rascal Flatts, Blake Shelton, Thomas Rhett and Brett Young.
The CMA posted to Instagram this afternoon, “It’s incredible and it’s magical.” See @MirandaLambert rock the #CMAfest stage this Sunday night at 8|7c on @ABCNetwork!”