CMA Announces 'Forever Country' Single & Music Video in Honor of 50 Years of CMA Awards

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The biggest night in country music is upon us, and this week, the Country Music Awards announced that a single titled "Forever Country" and music video will be released in celebration of the 50th Annual CMA Awards, which will air live Wednesday, Nov. 2, at 8 p.m. ET on ABC. 

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The collaborative track drops this Friday and the accompanying visual will land on Tuesady. The single features 30 CMA Award-winning artists as they pay tribute to country music with a medley of "Take Me Home, Country Roads" from John Denver, Dolly Parton's "I Will Always Love You" and Willie Nelson's "On the Road Again," who were all past Entertainer of the Year winners.

The full list of "Forever Country" performers hasn't been announced yet, but we know that Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban, Luke Bryan, Lady Antebellum, Reba McEntire, Kacey Musgraves, Brad Paisley and Blake Shelton are involved.

Country music superstars Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley will host the musical extravaganza which airs live on ABC on Nov. 2 at 8pm/ET.