In today’s Country Music Minute it’s time to get ready for the CMA Summer Stay Cay. This huge streaming event featuring all your favorite country stars happens Wednesday.

Wednesday, the Country Music Association brings your favorite Country stars together for “CMA Summer Stay-Cay presented by Budweiser Nitro Gold,” a brand new, multi-hour live stream variety event sure to be one of the hottest nights of summer. Next Wednesday, CMA Summer Stay-Cay presented by Budweiser Nitro Gold” sees more than 50 Country acts coming together (while safely apart) for a CMA Fest-inspired fun and collaborative summertime celebration. Hosted by chart-topping Country artists Jimmie Allen and Lindsay Ell, fans can expect unique performances, atypical Q&As, games and much more starting at 5:00 PM/CT on CMA’s YouTube channel and Facebook page.

Here’s a sneak peek at what to expect from “CMA Summer Stay-Cay presented by Budweiser Nitro Gold”:

  • “Women of Summer” performance featuring Lauren Alaina, Lindsay Ell, and Cassadee Pope 
  • “Say It With A Song” Game with Lauren Alaina, Devin Dawson, and HARDY
  • Jason Aldean Video Premiere Party featuring the World Premiere of New Music Video “Got What I Got,” special Q&A, Tyler Farr hosting the game “Is This Something Aldean Sings?” with fans, and a special Aldean cover performance by 2020 CMA KixStart Artist Scholarship recipient Angie K 
  • Radio Disney Country “Disney Trivia” Challenge with Jimmie Allen and Lindsay Ell, hosted by Abby Anderson
  • More than 30 one-of-a-kind new performances from artists including Jimmie Allen, Ingrid Andress, Lee Brice, Brothers Osborne, Luke Combs, Travis Denning, Brett Eldredge, Chris Janson, LOCASH, Dustin Lynch, Scotty McCreery, Carly Pearce, Jameson Rodgers, Mitchell Tenpenny, Tenille Townes, Rita Wilson, and Brett Young, with special collaborations between Jimmie Allen and LANCO, Kassi Ashton and Jordan Davis, and Lee Brice + Carly Pearce 
  • Quick Chat with Gabby Barrett hosted by Radio Disney Country
  • “Super Easy Trivia” with Bobby Bones featuring Blanco Brown, Kristian Bush, Jordan Davis, Gone West’s Colbie Caillat, and Nelly Joy, Caylee Hammack, Scotty McCreery, Carly Pearce, and Rita Wilson 
  • Brothers Osborne full band performance of “All Night” and fan Q&A
  • CMA Fest Flashback with Eric Church remembering his epic mega-medley performance during CMA Fest 2019, with the never-before-seen full 27-minute acoustic performance available on CMA’s YouTube channel during the live stream
  • “’90s Country Cover Challenge” with Russell Dickerson & Friends featuring Dustin Lynch and Carly Pearce
  • The Bud Nitro Room pre-show performances with 2020 CMA KixStart Artist Scholarship recipients Everette and Kylie Morgan 
  • “What’s Gonna Happen Next?” — a really random chat with Brantley Gilbert and surprise guests
  • “Country Couples Challenge” with Jillian Jacqueline, Charlie Worsham, and their spouses
  • King Calaway hosts a special edition of “Nashville’s House Band Series” with special guest Darius Rucker 
  • Lady A special appearance and performance of “What If I Never Get Over You”
  • Chris Lane has “Big, Big Plans” to congratulate two fans on their engagement
  • Maddie & Tae performing their single “Bathroom Floor,” presented by Music Choice
  • “Old Fashioned Summer” cocktail creation with Ashley McBryde and special guest Lainey Wilson
  • Midland mixes it up with conversation over tequila
  • Amazon Music hosts Jon Pardi’s performance of his Amazon Original, reimagined version of “Ain’t Always The Cowboy”
  • Quick Chat with Rascal Flatts about their 20 years as a group
  • “Honkytonk Tuesday…on a Wednesday!” with Michael Ray featuring special guest Craig Morgan 
  • Quick Chat with Granger Smith hosted by Elaina Smith of Westwood One Nashville’s Nights with Elaina
  • Cole Swindell surprises a Bachelorette Party and performs two of his hit songs
  • “Who Knows Their Bandmate Best?” with The Reklaws and The Shires 
  • Quick Chat with Tenille Townes

 

It’s a great way to kick off the 4th of July weekend, a holiday that is special for Brantley Gilbert.  Who misses being on the road.

 

 

and just celebrated his wedding anniversary over the weekend.

 

 

and has an amazing new single called “Hard Days”

 

 

 

In today’s CMM Brantley talks about why July 4th is important to him.