The 41st annual Country Music Association Awards will be held Nov. 7 and air on ABC. While it hasn't been confirmed by the CMA, it's believed that the show will again originate from the Sommet Center in downtown Nashville.

In related news, "CMA Music Festival: Country's Night to Rock" will air July 23 on ABC. The special was taped June 7-10, during CMA Music Festival in Nashville. Artists appearing include Brooks & Dunn, Martina McBride, Brad Paisley, Kellie Pickler, Sugarland, Rascal Flatts, Carrie Underwood, and Reba McEntire in a duet with Kelly Clarkson. More artists will be announced soon.