Photographer Credit: Bob D'Amico / ABC

For the third consecutive year, all available tickets for “Country Music’s Biggest Night(tm)” have been sold. “The 45th Annual CMA Awards,” hosted for the fourth year by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood, airs live from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Wednesday, Nov. 9 (8:00-11:00 PM/ET) on the ABC Television Network. 

“The Awards have sold out the past two years, but this is the first time since moving to the Bridgestone Arena in 2006 that we have sold out the venue this far in advance,” said Steve Moore, CMA Chief Executive Officer. “The excitement and anticipation for this event continue to build and fans and the industry recognize that this is an event that cannot be missed.”

Tickets are still available for the taping of “CMA Country Christmas,” hosted for the second year by Jennifer Nettles of Sugarland. The holiday extravaganza tapes on Thursday, Nov. 10 at the Bridgestone Arena. Tickets are still available for $25 for general admission Upper Level seating and $50 for general admission Club Level (plus taxes and fees). Tickets can be purchased at or Ticketmaster outlets; by calling (800) 745-3000; or in person at the Bridgestone Arena Box Office, located at 501 Broadway (corner of Fifth Avenue and Broadway, Nashville).