BEST MOMENTS FROM THE 2015 CMA AWARDS
The 49th annual Country Music Association Awards went off without a hitch and the three-hour show definitely got a lot of things right. http://ow.ly/Uib8J
- •Opening MedleyHank Williams Jr. and Eric Church perform "Are You Ready For The Country" / Keith Urban and John Mellencamp perform "Pink Houses".
- •William Shatner showed up in a Stormtrooper costumeThis guy plugged not one, but two sci-fi franchises on national television .
- •Sam Hunt performs "Take Your Time"Brad Paisley can call it Sam Hunt-ing, but we're just calling it awesome.
- •Chris Stapleton wins Best New Artist, Album of the Year, Male Vocalist of the YearThe world would be irrevocably unjust if he didn't win.
- •Chris Stapleton and Justin Timberlake and the duet heard 'round the worldIt was everything we hope from all-star award show collabs but so rarely get.
- •Eric Church debuts "Mr. Misunderstood""Mr. Misunderstood" jumped to No. 1 on the iTunes Top Albums chart (yep, above Adele) right after he left the stage.
- •Kacey Musgraves' stage set-upMusgraves gave a fine performance of her tune "Dime Store Cowgirl" but her band’s bedazzled suits, her sequined tights, and that insane rainbow stole the show.
- •Brooks and Dunn perform with Reba McEntireSorry, at a loss of words right now because that performance was off the hook.