Watch Beyonce and CMA Awards 2016 Performances

By Sarah Huggins | Nov 3rd, 2016

The CMA Awards 2016 rocked Nashville Wednesday with the performances taking center stage. Country superstars Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley hosted the spectacular event that included performances by the hottest musicians in the genre today including Keith Urban, Luke Bryan, Little Big Town and a surprise appearance by Beyonce herself with The Dixie Chicks. Missed the big show and any of the CMA Awards 2016 performers throwing down their hits? Check out ABC's exclusive videos from the 2016 CMA Awards below. 

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SHOWSTOPPER

Texas girl Beyonce surprised audiences by showing up at the event and enlisting The Dixie Chicks help in delivering a jazzy country spin on her song "Daddy Lessons" off the hit album "Lemonade."

Beyonce & The Dixie Chicks: "Daddy Lessons"

BLACKOUT

Single of The Year winner Thomas Rhett performed his winning song "Die A Happy Man" to a completely pitch black arena, using only the illumination of cell phones to light the way.

Thomas Rhett:  "Die A Happy Man"

HIGH-FLYING

Newcomer Kelsea Ballerini's whimsical performance of her radio smash "Peter Pan" featured aerialists.

Kelsea Ballerini: "Peter Pan" 

DYNAMIC DUET

Legends Alan Jackson and George Strait joined together for an emotional rendition of Jackson's 2003 hit "Remember When." 

Alan Jackson & George Strait: "Remember When"

Now you have seen some of the highlights, check out the rest of the performances here. Want to see all the winning moments including Dolly Parton accepting the Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award? Don't worry, ABC has you covered. Watch the full 2016 CMA Awards show here.

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