CMA Awards 2019: Dolly Parton, Reba McEntire, and Carrie Underwood set the stage on fire with stunning opening performance
The 53rd Annual CMA Awards just went live from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee and giving fans and audiences a warm welcome was host Carrie Underwood. She, along with guest hosts Dolly Parton and Reba McEntire hit the stage and swept everyone off their feet with “Independence Day”.
It was incredible to watch country music veterans like Parton and McEntire taking the stage after decades, with modern legends like Underwood in tow. CMA Awards 2019 puts the spotlight on female country singers and commemorates female power and their music. As Parton added a touch of humor to the night saying “Three ladies hosting a show is sure to make it a lucky night”. Underwood welcomed the women of yesteryears and the women were all praise for each other, their achievements in the world of country music in America and shared advice for aspiring female singers. With witty and quirky one liners the trio of women took viewers into the evening that was followed by more exciting performances by Tanya Tucker, Jennifer Nettles, Terri Clark, Sara Evans, Crystal Gayle, The Highwomen, Martina McBride, and Gretchen Wilson.
Stay tuned as we take you through the big night in Nashville.