CMA will provide up-to-the-minute rehearsal footage and interviews of “The 42nd Annual CMA Awards” with three Video News Release (VNR) feeds beginning Monday, Nov. 10.
“The 42nd Annual CMA Awards” will be held Wednesday, Nov. 12 (8:00-11:00 PM/ET) and will air live from the Sommet Center in Nashville on the ABC Television Network.
Artists scheduled to perform during this year’s CMA Awards include co-hosts Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood, along with Trace Adkins, Jason Aldean, Rodney Atkins, Brooks & Dunn, Kenny Chesney and The Wailers, the Eagles, Alan Jackson, Kid Rock, Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Martina McBride, James Otto, Kellie Pickler, George Strait, Sugarland, Taylor Swift, and Keith Urban.ABC NewsOne will also make the rehearsal VNRs available to ABC affiliates via Pathfire.
Premiere Radio Networks is the official radio packager of the CMA Awards, including a stereo-radio simulcast of the gala event. American Airlines is the official airline of the 2008 CMA Awards. Chevy: The Official Ride of Country Music. Mary Kay(R) is the Official Beauty Sponsor of the 2008 CMA Awards. Additional promotional partners include Borders(R), Carl Black Chevrolet, Durango Boot(R), Tetley(R) Iced Tea, and VAULT(TM).