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CMA Awards 2017 Hit Three Year High in Ratings!

The ratings are in, and the 2017 CMA Awards were a success!

The country music awards show ruled on Wednesday evening (November 8), notching a three year high with 14.3 million viewers – up 2 million viewers from the 2016 broadcast. The show was also up 10% in the adults 18-49 demographic.

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The show featured performances by Pink, Carrie Underwood, Maren Morris, Niall Horan and Keith Urban.

Garth Brooks
, Chris Stapleton and Taylor Swift all took home big honors for the evening.

Make sure to check out all our coverage from the night!

Sugarland's Jennifer Nettles & Kristian Bush Reunite at CMA Awards 2017 & Tease New Music!

Is new Sugarland music on the horizon?!

Former bandmates Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush reunited on stage during the 2017 CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday (November 8) in Nashville, Tenn.

The duo hit the stage to present the award for Vocal Duo of the Year – which Sugarland has won five times in the past.

In fact, we’re here to present the CMA Award we won together in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 … and well, who knows?” Jennifer said to Kristian before presenting the award to the Brothers Osborne.

The two went their separate ways back in 2011 and each released separate music projects, but it looks like they might have new music coming out soon!

Stay tuned for hopefully new Sugarland music soon!

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Keith Urban Performs Harvey Weinstein-Inspired Song 'Female' at CMA Awards 2017 - Watch

Keith Urban returned to the stage for a second powerful performance during the 2017 CMA Awards.

The 50-year-old country singer hit the stage to perform his new song “Female” at the awards show.

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Keith released the song earlier this week, which is inspired by all the Harvey Weinstein allegations of sexual misconduct.

You can check out the lyrics and download Keith‘s new song here.

Check out all of the winners from tonight’s CMA Awards here!

Watch a clip from the performance below!

Carrie Underwood Performs 'Softly and Tenderly' During 'In Memorium' Tribute at CMA Awards 2017

Carrie Underwood brought the audience to tears with a moving performance of Christian hymn “Softly and Tenderly.”

The 34-year-old country superstar paid homage to those we’ve lost in the past year at the 2017 CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday (November 8) in Nashville, Tenn.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Carrie Underwood

The “In Memorium” segment paid tribute to the 58 shooting victims of the Route 91 Harvest music festival in Las Vegas, as well as the legendary performers who recently passed away, including Glen Campbell, Don Williams and Troy Gentry.

In addition to performing, Carrie also served as a co-host for the evening.

Watch clips of Carrie‘s moving performance below.

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Tyler Perry Gets Standing Ovation at CMA Awards 2017, Says It's Time 'We All Come Together'

Tyler Perry hit the stage to give a powerful stage during the 2017 CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday (November 8) in Nashville, Tenn.

The 48-year-old actor/producer’s spoke about coming together to make the world a better place.

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“Now it has never been more important, that we all come together, find some common ground, spend some time listening to each other, and realize that we are more alike than we are not alike,” Tyler said on stage prompting a standing ovation from the audience.

After his speech, Tyler presented the award for Album of the Year to Chris Stapleton for his album From A Room: Volume 1.

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