Country star Chris Janson taught NC5's Jesse Knutson how to play the harmonica on the CMA red carpet.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The 51st annual Country Music Awards will honor artists and musicians in Music City at Bridgestone Arena.
The stars flocked to the red carpet Wednesday night before the show.
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The show opened with a major performance featuring several big names like Darius Rucker, Eddie Montgomery, Rascal Flatts and others.
Reba McEntire and Kelsea Ballerini performed a showstopping duet.
Here are some of the awards that have been handed out: