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CMA Awards: 50 Great Photos From 50 Years

As country music’s biggest night celebrates its golden anniversary, we recall some of its many incredible moments

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Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood dance "Gangnam Style" at the 2012 CMA Awards.

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From Chris Stapleton's breakout performance and Reba's red dress to viral skits by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood and a visit by a sitting U.S President, the Country Music Association's annual CMA Awards have never been short on milestone moments. As the CMAs mark their 50th anniversary with a grand spectacle on Wednesday, November 2nd, on ABC, we look back at some of the most unforgettable memories in the show's long history.  


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