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CMA Awards 2021: Live Updates

Carrie Underwood’s ‘side’ reaction to Luke Bryan’s ‘dungeon’ joke spreads

During Brian’s opening monologue, he noted that the awards show wasn’t taking place via video conferencing because everyone was “immune.” The suspension appeared to be a blow to Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, who has tested positive for COVID-19.

After Brian told the joke, I pointed the camera at Underwood who gave plenty of “a side eye”. Her reaction quickly spread on Twitter.

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Chris Stapleton’s performance after winning two awards so far

Chris Stapleton performed his song “Cold”.

The country music star is Artist of the Year and has already picked up two awards during the show, including one of the year.

Old Dominion performing “I Was On A Boat That Day”

While introducing the band, Luke Bryan joked about the many wardrobe changes he made throughout the night.

Mickey Guyton presented by the girl who inspired the movie Love My Hair

Mickey Gayton was introduced by the girl who inspired her to write “Love My Hair” before her performance.

“She’s the future and I want to be like her when I grow up,” Guyton wrote on Twitter before the CMAs.

Chris Stapleton wins one award this year

Chris Stapleton won Best Original Song for “Start Over”.

The country music star has won the award twice now.

He thanked his wife, team, CMA members and friends while receiving the award.

Deana Carter presented a small portion of “Strawberry Wine” before Stapleton was announced as the winner of the award.

Keith Urban performing at the CMA Awards

The country music star performed “Wild Hearts” for the audience after broadcasting a pre-recorded introduction.

Flirting Luke Bryan Blake Shelton needs no introduction before performance

Luke Bryan joked that Blake Shelton needed no introduction before the country music star took to the stage.

“This next actor needs no introduction, so I won’t give him any,” he joked.

“The name is Shelton, Blake Shelton,” Brian ended up saying before Shelton performed “Come Back As A Country Boy.”

Carrie Underwood and Jason Aldean also perform a duet on the CMA Awards stage

The two sang their duet, “If I Don’t Love You.”

Ken Brown and Chris Young team up for a successful duet

Kane Brown and Chris Young took the stage to perform their hit song “Famous Friends”.

Jimmy Allen has been named New CMA Artist of the Year

Jimmie Allen has been named CMA New Artist of the Year. Allen expanded his music album “Betty James” this year with nine new songs. Some of his expansion co-ops have included Little Big Town and Keith Urban.

Gabby Barrett stuns in all white during her performance

Gabby Barrett performed “The Good Ones”.

The country music singer has received four nominations at this year’s CMA Awards.

Elle King joins Luke Bryan to introduce Zac Brown Band

Elle King joked that Luke Bryan couldn’t do the hosting job alone while introducing the Zac Brown Band.

“Why don’t you just stand there and look pretty?” She said sarcastically.

This year’s vocal duo received Brothers Osbourne

“I really feel like love is winning tonight,” he said as he thanked fans for the award.

The duo has won the Vocal Duo of the Year award four times.

Carly Pierce, Ashley McBride duet

Carly Pierce and Ashley McBride perform “Never Wanted to be that Girl” at the CMA Awards.

The two recently released a music video for the song, which was released on September 15.

Eric Church takes the stage

Eric Church performed the song “Heart on Fire”. He released the song earlier this year.

The musician has won five CMA Awards.

Darius Rucker joins Luke Bryan to perform for Dierks Bentley

Darius Rucker joined Luke Bryan when introducing the Dierks Bentley.

Bentley sang his last song “Pears on Me”.

Chris Stapleton receives his first prize tonight

Chris Stapleton had this year’s house song for “Start Over”.

Musicians Katy Perry and Lionel Richie made a surprise appearance to present the award.

Looks like Luke Bryan casts a shadow over Aaron Rodgers during the CMAs monologue

Bryan apparently hinted at Aaron Rodgers’ thoughts on the coronavirus vaccine during his monologue at the CMA Awards while noting that everyone had been tested before the rally. “Or she has been immunized,” he said sarcastically.

Luke Bryan welcomes fans back to the CMA Awards

Luke Bryan welcomed fans back to Bridgestone Arena at the 55th Annual Country Music Association Awards.

“Fans, we have fans. Fans!” He said.

Brian joked about his lack of nominations for this year’s awards show during the opening monologue.

“Some say I got robbed for a couple or two,” he joked.

Miranda Lambert opened the CMA Awards with a mix of her hit songs

The country star stunned in a blue embroidered jumpsuit with red fringe on the sleeves.

CMA Awards 2021: Arrival of the red carpet

Karlie Pierce wears a Marchesa dress and Stuart Weitzman shoes on the red carpet at the 55th Annual CMA Awards.

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