CMA FEST” HOSTED BY THOMAS RHETT AND KELSEA BALLERINI PREMIERES WEDNESDAY, AUG. 8 AT 8/7c ON THE ABC TELEVISION NETWORK
The Music Event of Summer Features 29 of Country Music’s Biggest Names Including Lauren Alaina, Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Brothers Osborne, Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line, Sam Hunt, Chris Stapleton, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban and Many More
Kane Brown, Luke Combs, Midland, Julia Michaels, Jon Pardi, Carly Pearce and Morgan Wallen Make “CMA Fest” Television Special Debuts
NASHVILLE — “CMA Fest,” the Music Event of Summer, premieres Wednesday, Aug. 8 at 8/7c on the ABC Television Network. The three-hour primetime special broadcasts for its 15th straight year, with Thomas Rhett and Kelsea Ballerini returning as hosts, bringing Country Music’s Ultimate Fan Experience to a national television audience. Visit CMAPress.comto access performance clips and photos, artist interviews, backstage portrait gallery photos and more.
Thomas Rhett returns to host “CMA Fest” for a third year, and Ballerini returns for a second year. Both artists hosted “CMAFest” in 2017. “CMA Fest” is executive produced by Robert Deaton.