Garth Brooks was named Entertainer of the Year at the 50th CMA Awards in Nashville. The annual show also recognized a number of rising artists, from Brothers Osborne, Vocal Duo of the Year winners, to New Artist victor Maren Morris.
In a secret that quickly spread throughout Nashville, Beyoncé joined the Dixie Chicks onstage to perform her “Daddy Lessons.” And the show opened with an all-star medley of hits by Charlie Daniels, Charley Pride, Alabama, Dwight Yoakam, Alan Jackson and more. Underwood’s contribution was particularly soaring: an amazing take on Tammy Wynette’s “Stand By Your Man.”
Today’s Ram Report captures all of the highlights, from the winners to the performers.