The countdown is on to Country Music’s Biggest Night(TM), and ABC is set to air its 10th annual pre-CMA Awards Special, “Country Music’s Biggest Stars: In the Spotlight with Robin Roberts,” Sunday, November 11, (10:00-11:00PM EST), on The ABC Television Network.
Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the special features new interviews and updates from the numerous country music stars who have opened their lives and homes for Roberts throughout the years.
Debuting in 2009, the specials have featured candid interviews, notable performances and intimate moments that created a decade of country music memories. From Roberts visiting the hometown of Carrie Underwood and traveling to sold-out stadiums with Kenny Chesney and Jason Aldean to riding horses with Tim McGraw, the specials have become a television destination for music fans around the world. Last year, Roberts brought viewers a rare look into the life and career of CMA Awards winner Luke Bryan.
“The 52nd Annual CMA Awards” is hosted for the 11th consecutive year by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood, and features performances from Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley with Brothers Osborne, Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, Dan + Shay, Florida Georgia Line with Bebe Rexha, Thomas Rhett, Kacey Musgraves, Old Dominion, Pistol Annies, Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban, and will air live from Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 14 (8:00-11:00PM EST), on The ABC Television Network. Additional performers and presenters will be announced in the coming weeks.
“Country Music’s Biggest Stars: In the Spotlight with Robin Roberts” is a production of ABC News. John R. Green and Janice Johnston are executive producers.