Wednesday, July 08, 2020 02:43 PM

PICTURES: THE BEST OF CMA FEST THROUGH THE YEARS - THE BOOT

Each year, CMA Festbrings together some of the biggest names in country music, plus legends and newcomers, for four days of live performances, fan club parties and more in Nashville. The world's longest-running country music festival, it has taken place in Nashville annually since 1972 -- that is, until 2020, when the novel coronavirus pandemic canceled the big event for the first time ever[1].

While CMA Fest has changed venues, layouts and even names (it was originally called Fan Fair), in recent years, each of the festival's four days has concluded with superstar sets at Nashville's NFL stadium, now known as Nissan Stadium.With CMA Fest canceled for the year, the Country Music Association and ABC have put togethera television special featuring some of the best performances and big moments from those nightly shows.

Sets from Carrie Underwood[2], Sam Hunt[3], Brooks & Dunn[4] and many more will be spotlighted duringCMA Best of Fest, which airs Monday (July 13).

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