A medley of twelve of country music’s most beloved and timeless songs were performed by a series of top artists to kick off the 50th annual CMA Awards ceremony.
Enjoy the most moving part of the performance below!
Yes, Randy Travis was on stage nestled between Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley as they helped belt out his hit “Forever and Ever, Amen.”
The icon, who suffered a near fatal stroke in 2013, was the grand finale of the medley and bravely sang the very last lines of the song. Of course, the audience went wild with emotion.
Here is coverage of the nominees and winner for each of the 2016 CMA Award categories:
- Entertainer of the Year
- Album of the Year
- Male Vocalist of the Year
- Musical Event of the Year
- Music Video of the Year
- Vocal Duo of the Year
- Single of the Year
- Female Vocalist of the Year
- New Artist of the Year
- Vocal Group of the Year
- Song of the Year
A summary of all the 2016 CMA Winners is available here.
Country fans can also re-watch the entire CMA Awards on ABC. Get the details here.
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