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Charles Esten & 'Nashville' Cast Celebrate Final Season with Special Concert!

Charles Esten is all smiles as he hits the stage with his guitar at CMT’s Nashville: In Concert Final Season Celebration held at the Grand Ole Opry House on Sunday (March 25) in Nashville, Tenn.

The 52-year-old actor was joined at the event by his co-stars Chris Carmack, Sam Palladio, Jake Etheridge, Nic Luken, Rainee Blake, Kaitlin Doubleday, Clare Bowen and her husband Brandon Robert Young.

While at the celebration, Charles, who plays Deacon, thanked the city for embracing him and his cast members: “This show has been embraced by Nashville from the very beginning,” Charles said. “At first, they were worried when they first saw it, but as soon as they saw it, they realized that it was a love letter to this town. I hope they continue to take it as such.”

Also in attendance to show their support was the cast of CMT’s Music CityAlisa Fuller, Kerry Degman, Rachyl Degman, Jessica Mack, Jackson Boyd, Alexandra Harper and Sarah Thomas.

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Kelsea Ballerini, Hunter Hayes, & Cassadee Pope Stun at ACM Honors 2017

Kelsea Ballerini wowed in red at the 2017 ACM Honors held at the Ryman Auditorium on Wednesday (August 23) in Nashville, Tenn.!

The 23-year-old “Yeah Boy” singer donned a bright red slit dress with rose designs at the top and a pair of strappy red heels.

She was joined by Hunter Hayes, who looked dapper in a blue-toned top, pinstripe suit jacket, and distressed leather boots.

Also in attendance were Cassadee Pope, looking lovely in lace, as well as Nashville‘s Charles Esten and Clare Bowen.

Hunter brought along his girlfriend Libby Barnes, Clare brought her fiance Brandon Robert Young, and Charles was joined by his wife Patty Hanson.

The ACM Honors ceremony celebrates special honorees and category winners whose awards presentations didn’t make the ACM Awards broadcast, which aired back in April.

Kelsea will receive the 2017 Gene Weed Milestone Award, honoring her three consecutive No. 1 singles from her debut album. She and Cassadee will be performing during the show as well.

You can watch the ceremony on CBS on September 15 at 9PM ET!

FYI: Kelsea wore a Dennis Basso dress, Stuart Weitzman heels, Gabriel & Co. jewelry, and a Tyler Ellis clutch.

15+ pictures inside of Kelsea Ballerini, Hunter Hayes, Cassadee Pope, and more at the ceremony… More Here! »

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Host Charles Esten Arrives on CMT Awards 2017 Red Carpet

Charles Esten suits up for the 2017 CMT Music Awards held at the Music City Center on Wednesday evening (June 7) in Nashville, Tenn.

The 51-year-old Nashville star, who is hosting the show, was joined on the red carpet by his wife, Patty Hanson.

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“I’m very excited,” Charles recently told People about hosting. “I’ve gotten to present, attend a couple [of the award shows], but to host it wasn’t something I expected. I was honored, and I’m looking forward to it.”

Find out who is performing and presenting too!

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'Nashville' Season 5 Trailer Promises Lots to Come - Watch Now!

The first trailer for the new episodes of season five of Nashville is here, and it’s teasing some big moments to come.

The returning cast includes Hayden Panettiere as Juliette Barnes, Clare Bowen as Scarlett O’Connor, Chris Carmack as Will Lexington, Charles Esten as Deacon Claybourne, Jonathan Jackson as Avery Barkley, Sam Palladio as Gunnar Scott, Maisy Stella as Daphne Conrad and Lennon Stella as Maddie Conrad.

Connie Britton, who originally starred in the show, won’t be returning for new episodes.

The new episodes land online on June 1, 2017. Be sure to tune in!

'Nashville' Renewed for Season 6 by CMT

Nashville has officially been renewed for a sixth season on CMT!

Hayden Panettiere and Charles Esten confirmed the news in a video that they filmed on the set of the current fifth season.

It was also announced that the second half of season five will begin airing on June 1. The mid-season finale showed the characters trying to heal after the death of Connie Britton‘s character Rayna James.

A look at the upcoming episodes of the season was just released and you can see what’s coming in the video here!


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