The Country Music Awards are being hosted by superstars Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley for the 11th time in the historic Bridgestone Arena on November 14, 2018. This award show shines a spotlight on country music, which gets little recognition during the Grammy awards. It’s a night of live performances by the best country artists in the nation, beautiful outfits being shown off on the red carpet and seeing fan favorites’ give acceptance speeches for well-deserved awards.
The nominations include country legend Chris Stapleton, who leads the pack with five nominations, including single of the year and male vocalist of the year. Several other artists, including Keith Urban, Jason Aldean, and Miranda Lambert are each nominated in three categories. Florida Georgia Line’s hit song “Meant To Be” also received three nominations. Prepare for the awards by listening to the smash hit on repeat until later tonight when you can watch the CMA’s live. Check below to see how to watch the awards without cable.
CMA Awards 2018 Viewing Details
Date: Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Time: 8:00 p.m. EST
TV Channel: ABC
Host: Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood
Performers: Keith Urban, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Garth Brooks, Jason Aldean, and Miranda Lambert.
How To Watch The CMA Awards 2018 Online
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The awards show begins at 8 p.m., but you can catch the red carpet live stream from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. on ABC’s official Youtube page. You don’t need to be an existing customer of a cable provider to watch the red carpet all access event. Nashville’s biggest night will be available to stream on the ABC website.
To access the official CMA live stream, you will need to be a cable subscriber. If you don’t have a subscription you will be able to watch awards ceremony highlights as they’re uploaded to ABC’s Youtube page.
How To Watch The CMA Awards 2018 On Mobile
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Can’t get home in time to watch TV? No problem. Download the ABC app via the Apple Store or Google Play store. Here is a list of all the devices compatible with the ABC app. It will be necessary to log in with your cable provider information to access live events.
How To Watch The CMA Awards 2018 If You Don’t Have Cable
If you’ve decided to save money by not subscribing to a cable provider, no problem! Hulu will be streaming the CMA Awards 2018 live for subscribers. The live Hulu plan costs $39.99 per month. Hulu also offers a plan for $5.99 per month, which includes access to video libraries and the ability to add-on select channels, such as HBO and Showtime. This more affordable plan does not include live TV. Too soon to make a commitment to another streaming website? Why not sign up for the free trial.