November 10, 2021, the 55th Annual CMA Awards took place, an event hosted by Country singer Luke Bryan. The performances were incredible, and the party feeling was vibrant and bold.
Congratulations to all the winners of the 55th Annual CMA Awards.
*Introduction: Miranda Lambert performs a medley of five songs.
- Mama’s Broken Heart
- Little Red Wagon
- Gunpowder and Lead
What a bold way to start the 55th Annual CMA Awards!
*Dierks Bentley, Hardy, & Breland – Beers on Me
The trio sang magnificently together, with energy and joy.
*Eric Church – Heart on Fire
He sang with heart and passion.
* Ashley McBryde & Carly Pearce – Never Wanted to Be That Girl
It was a heartfelt and touching duet where the women performed about tough subjects regarding relationships and being the “other woman.”
*Zach Brown Band – Same Boat
The band gave a fantastic performance.
*Gabby Barrett – The Good Ones
She sang this lovely song with heart and soul.
*Chris Young & Kane Brown – Famous Friends
They gave a remarkable performance, upbeat and entertaining.
*Jason Aldean & Carrie Underwood – If I Didn’t Love You
First time performing the song anywhere live. Their duet was beautiful and heartfelt.
*Blake Shelton – Come Back as a Country Boy
He gave a touching performance about life as a Country boy, full of heart.
*Keith Urban – Wild Hearts
He sang with heart and passion, full of inspiration and hope.
*Mickey Guyton, Brittney Spencer & Madeline Edwards – Love My Hair
A song in honour of Louisiana teen Faith Fennidy – a girl – was a touching performance that inspires people to love themselves and not care what others think. It’s inspirational and full of hope.
*Old Dominion – I Was on a Boat That Day
The band gave an excellent performance that was upbeat and invited the audience to dance along.
*Chris Stapleton – Cold
He gave a heartfelt and touching performance.
*Luke Combs – Doin’ This
First time performing it live
His performance was moving and profound.
*Thomas Rhett – Country Again
He gave a heartwarming about life in Tennesee and being a Country boy. He sang from the heart.
*Dan + Shay – I Should Probably Go To Bed
The Country duo sang with depth and rhythm, covering the relatable subject of heartbreak.
*Jennifer Hudson & Chris Stapleton: A fantastic tribute to Aretha Franklin
- Night Life
- You Are My Sunshine
Jennifer Hudson and Chris Stapleton paid a heartwarming and beautiful homage to the late Aretha Franklin, the queen of Soul.
*Jimmie Allen – Freedom was a Highway
His performance was upbeat and full of passion.
*Brothers Osborne – Younger Me
The band’s performance was profound and full of hope and inspiration.
*Luke Bryan – Up
He gave an impressive performance of his upbeat song Up.
*Song of the year: Chris Stapleton – Starting Over
with Mike Henderson
*Vocal duo of the year: Brothers Osborne
*New Artist of the year: Jimmie Allen
*Single of the Year: Chris Stapleton – Starting Over
*Vocal group of the year: Old Dominion
* Female Vocalist of the year: Carly Pearce (First Win!)
Side Note: Ashley McBryde’s appearance on stage was thoughtful in helping Carly Pearce in her emotional moment.
* Male Vocalist of the year: Chris Stapleton
* Entertainer of the year: Luke Combs
*Appearances by Lionel Richie and Katy Perry sneaking up on the host Luke Bryan
*Ellie King’s appearance
*Russell Dickerson invited a Utah Sarah, a teen who lost her legs in an accident, to the CMA awards
*Crown Royal and Chris Young organize an event honouring the US military as a way to give back
The 55th Annual CMA Awards were fantastic to watch. Good job to Luke Bryan in hosting last night’s Country Music Awards. The artists gave excellent performances, full of enthusiasm and passion.
Congratulations to all the winners again.
Here are some of the performances from last night’s CMA Awards