5  significant moments from CMA Awards 2023

The top names in country music gathered for the CMA Awards 2023 ceremony on Wednesday, November 8, 2023 in Nashville, Tennessee. 

The 57th annual CMA Awards were filled with incredible performances, first-time accomplishments, motivational acceptance speeches, and heartfelt tributes.

Top country performers including Chris Stapleton, Lainey Wilson, Jelly Roll, and Luke Bryan, among others, gave memorable performances at the 2023 CMA Awards. 

 One of the most moving tributes to the late Jimmy Buffet took place during the evening, and Post Malone's Joe Diffie tribute with Morgan Wallen and Hardy delighted the crowd.

Here are some of the more memorable moments from the biggest night in country music, while there were many that thrilled fans.

1) Entertainer of the Year goes to Lainey Wilson; 

 2) Need a Favor, which Jelly Roll and Wynonna Judd perform live

3) An emotional remembrance of the late Jimmy Buffet, the musical icon

4) Peyton Manning and Luke Bryan resumed their roles as hosts

5) The execution of the treaties and war

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