Country Stars Rock the 2017 CMA Awards

Country music’s top stars gathered in Nashville, Tenn., Wednesday for the 51st Annual Country Music Association Awards. Co-hosts Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood reunited to helm the show for the 10th consecutive year.

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Miranda Lambert accepts the award for female vocalist of the year at the 51st annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn.
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Musician Garth Brooks poses in the press room with the award for entertainer of the year at the 51st annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn.
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Hosts Brad Paisley, left, and Carrie Underwood read a teleprompter during the 51st annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn.
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Shannon Campbell, left, Kimberly Campbell and Ashley Campbell pose in the press room with the award for musical event of the year at the 51st annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn.
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Lauren Alaina arrives at the 51st annual CMA Awards on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn.
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Garth Brooks performs "Ask Me How I Know" at the 51st annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. Brooks won the CMA Awards' "entertainer of the year" honor.
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Co-hosts Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood speak onstage at the 51st annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena, Nov. 8, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn.
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Eric Church performs onstage at the 51st annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena, Nov. 8, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn.
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Carrie Underwood performs "Softly and Tenderly" during an In Memoriam tribute at the 51st annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn.
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Carrie Underwood pauses during an emotional performance of "Softly and Tenderly" during an In Memoriam tribute at the 51st annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. Pictured on screen are victims of the Route 91 Harvest mass shooting.
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From left: Joe Don Rooney, Dierks Bentley, Eddie Montgomery, Gary LeVox and Jay DeMarcus perform "My Town" during a tribute to Troy Gentry at the 51st annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn.
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Keith Urban performs at the 51st annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn.
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Faith Hill, left, and Tim McGraw perform "The Rest of Our Life" at the 51st annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn.
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Dierks Bentley and Gary LeVox perform onstage at the 51st annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena, Nov. 8, 2017 in Nashville, Tenn.
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Reba McEntire arrives at the 51st annual CMA Awards on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn.
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Kimberly Williams-Paisley, left, and Brad Paisley arrive at the 51st annual CMA Awards on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn.
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John Osborne, left, and T.J. Osborne, of Brothers Osborne, arrive at the 51st annual CMA Awards, Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn.
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Charles Kelley, Hillary Scott, and Dave Haywood of Lady Antebellum perform onstage at the 51st annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena, Nov. 8, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn.
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Joe Don Rooney, from left, Gary LeVox and Jay DeMarcus, of Rascal Flatts, arrive at the 51st annual CMA Awards on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn.
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Country power couple Faith Hill, left, and Tim McGraw arrive at the 51st annual CMA Awards on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn.
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