The concert special, which will air at 7 p.m. CT on Thursday, features performances by Blake Shelton and Carrie Underwood as well as Miranda Lambert, Thomas Rhett and Dierks Bentley.
A host of special guests join them, including Eric Church and Gwen Stefani, Brothers Osbornes, Darius Ruckers, Dwight Yoakams, Dwight Yoakams, Jimmie Allens, Carly Pearce, Mickey Guyton, and Darius Rucker.
Shelton stated, "Welcome back Nashville, everybody," from the Ascend Amphitheater in Nashville.
"... I know that this isn’t the usual venue down the street. Although this isn’t the usual CMA fest, I think it’s a good step in the right direction. "I'm glad to be here."