Every Song That Will Be Performed During 2021 ‘CMA Summer Jam’ on ABC

On Thursday, September 2, some of country music’s biggest stars will appear on CMA Summer Jam, airing on ABC.  The…

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Lauren Jo Black

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August 30, 2021

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Thomas Rhett, Carly Pearce, Darius Rucker, Luke Combs; Photos Courtesy CMA

On Thursday, September 2, some of country music’s biggest stars will appear on CMA Summer Jam, airing on ABC. 

The star-studded concert special will give fans a front-row seat at one of this summer’s hottest concerts with performances by Jimmie Allen, Gabby Barrett, Dierks Bentley, Brothers Osborne, Luke Bryan, Luke Combs, Florida Georgia Line, Mickey Guyton, Miranda Lambert, Carly Pearce, Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani, Cole Swindell, Thomas Rhett, Carrie Underwood, Lainey Wilson and Dwight Yoakam from Nashville’s Ascend Amphitheater.  

The special will also include Bentley with BRELAND and HARDY performing from Bentley’s Whiskey Row on Broadway, Eric Church performing from the center of the city’s John Seigenthaler Pedestrian Bridge overlooking the Cumberland River, and Darius Rucker taking the outdoor stage at Nashville’s brand new Fifth & Broadway complex downtown. 

The special was filmed around Music City throughout the month of July and marks the first concert broadcast from the Country Music Association in nearly two years. 

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As fans anticipate CMA Summer Jam, here’s a look at the list of songs set to be performed during the three-hour primetime broadcast: 

CMA Summer Jam Performance List: 

· Jimmie Allen – “Freedom Was A Highway”

· Gabby Barrett – “The Good Ones”

· Dierks Bentley – “Gone”

· Dierks Bentley featuring BRELAND & HARDY – “Beers On Me”

· Brothers Osborne – “It Ain’t My Fault”

· Luke Bryan – “Waves”

· Luke Bryan – “Down To One”

· Luke Bryan – “Country Girl (Shake It For Me)”

· Eric Church – “Heart Of the Night”

· Luke Combs – “Beer Never Broke My Heart”

· Luke Combs – “Forever After All”

· Luke Combs – “Cold As You”

· Florida Georgia Line with Thomas Rhett – “Round Here”

· Mickey Guyton – “All American”

· Miranda Lambert with Brothers Osborne + Dierks Bentley – “Midnight Rider”

· Miranda Lambert – “Settling Down”

· Miranda Lambert – “Kerosene”

· Miranda Lambert – “Tequila Does”

· Carly Pearce – “Next Girl”

· Darius Rucker – “Beers & Sunshine”

· Blake Shelton – “Boys Round Here”

· Blake Shelton – “God’s Country”

· Blake Shelton – “Minimum Wage”

· Blake Shelton + Gwen Stefani – “Happy Anywhere”

· Cole Swindell with Luke Bryan – “Single Saturday Night”

· Thomas Rhett – “Country Again”

· Thomas Rhett – “What’s Your Country Song”

· Thomas Rhett – “Crash & Burn”

· Carrie Underwood – “Last Name”

· Carrie Underwood – “Church Bells”

· Lainey Wilson – “Things A Man Oughta Know”

· Dwight Yoakam with Carrie Underwood – “Guitars Cadillacs”

· Dwight Yoakam with Carrie Underwood – “A Thousand Miles From Nowhere” 

CMA Summer Jam will air Thursday, Sept. 2 on ABC (8:00-11:00 PM/ET).

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Lauren Jo Black

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Lauren Jo Black

Lauren Jo Black, a University of Central Florida graduate, has immersed herself in the world of country music for over 15 years. In 2008, she co-founded CountryMusicIsLove, eventually selling it to a major record label in 2015. Following the rebranding of the website to Sounds Like Nashville, Black served as Editor-in-Chief for two and a half years. Currently, she assumes the role of Editor-in-Chief at Country Now and oversees Country Now’s content and digital footprint. Her extensive experience also encompasses her previous role as a Country Music Expert Writer for Answers.com and her work being featured on Forbes.com. She’s been spotlighted among Country Aircheck’s Women of Influence and received the 2012 Rising Star Award from the University of Central Florida. Black also spent time in front of the camera as host of Country Now Live, which brought live music directly to fans in 2021 when the majority of concerts were halted due to the pandemic. During this time, she hosted 24 weeks of live concerts via Country Now Live on Twitch with special guests such as Lady A, Dierks Bentley, Jordan Davis, Brett Young, and Jon Pardi. Over the course of her career, she has had the privilege of conducting interviews with some of the industry’s most prominent stars, including Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Lainey Wilson, and many others. Lauren Jo Black is a longtime member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.