The 45th annual CMA Music Festival was its biggest year yet, toting an impressive 88,500 fans a day. The nightly shows at Nissan Stadium showcased the biggest names in country music, whereas the free, daytime stages paved the way for upcoming artists to show off their songs. But country artists were not the only ones taking the stage this year: rockstar Elle King and pop icon Pharrell also made appearances alongside Dierks Bentley and Little Big Town, respectively. Check out our full photo coverage, showcasing over 60 artists over the course of five days.

SiriusXM The Highway Kick-Off Concert: June 8th
Kalie Shorr @ Ascend Amphitheater

Day 1: June 9th
Jake Owen @ The Chevy Riverfront Stage

Lauren Alaina @ The Radio Disney Country Stage

Hillary Scott & The Scott Family @ The CMA Close Up Stage

Lindsay Ell @ The Radio Disney Country Stage

Brothers Osborne @ The Chevy Riverfront Stage

Jonathan Jackson & Enation @ Ascend Amphitheater

Maddie & Tae @ The Chevy Riverfront Stage

Maren Morris @ The Chevy Riverfront Stage

Megan & Liz @ The Radio Disney Country Stage

Jillian Jacqueline @ Ascend Amphitheater

Ashley Monroe @ Ascend Amphitheater

Charlie Daniels @ Nissan Stadium

Kelsea Ballerini @ Nissan Stadium

Dirks Bentley (w/ Elle King) @ Nissan Stadium

Miranda Lambert @ Nissan Stadium

Rascal Flatts (w/ Maren Morris) @ Nissan Stadium

Lady Antebellum & Cam @ Nissan Stadium

Jason Aldean @ Nissan Stadium

Day 2: June 10th
Chris Carmack @ The Chevy Cruz Stage

Savannah Keyes (w/ Laura Marano) @ The Radio Disney Country Stage

Chase Bryant @ The Chevy Riverfront Stage

Charles Esten @ The Chevy Riverfront Stage

Lindsay Ell @ The Chevy Cruz Stage

Charles Kelley @ HGTV Lodge

Chris Stapleton @ Nissan Stadium

Sam Hunt @ Nissan Stadium

Eric Church @ Nissan Stadium

Hank Williams Jr. (w/ Chris Janson, Justin Moore, Ryan Follese & Eric Church) @ Nissan Stadium

Carrie Underwood @ Nissan Stadium

Day 3: June 11th
Chris Lane @ The Chevy Riverfront Stage

Levi Hummon @ Hard Rock Cafe Stage

Jamie Lynn Spears @ The Chevy Cruz Stage

Bobby Bones & The Raging Idiots (feat. Lindsay Ell, Natalie Stovall, Cassadee Pope, Danielle Bardbery, Hillary Scott, Jana Kramer, Lucie Silvas and Maddie & Tae) @ Ascend Amphitheater

Chris Young (w/ Cassadee Pope) @ Nissan Stadium

Cole Swindell @ Nissan Stadium

Florida Georgia Line @ Nissan Stadium

Steven Tyler (w/ Martina McBride) @ Nissan Stadium

Blake Shelton @ Nissan Stadium

Day 4: June 12th
Mickey Guyton (w/ Tristan McIntosh) @ The Chevy Cruz Stage

Cam @ The Chevy Riverfront Stage

Old Dominion @ The Chevy Riverfront Stage

The Song Suffragettes (feat. RaeLynn, Kalie Shorr, Hailey Steele, Allison Veltz, Emily Weisband) @ The CMA Close Up Stage

Little Big Town (w/ Pharell) @ Nissan Stadium

Thomas Rhett (w/ Brett Eldredge) @ Nissan Stadium

Property Brothers @ Nissan Stadium

Brett Eldredge (w/ Thomas Rhett) @ Nissan Stadium

Billy Ray Cyrus & Cody Alan @ Nissan Stadium

Keith Urban @ Nissan Stadium

Luke Bryan (w/ Keith Urban) @ Nissan Stadium

Written by Catherine Powell

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