The 51st annual CMA Awards, set for Nov. 8, 2017, will mark more than a half-century of celebrating country music's biggest stars on Country Music's Biggest Night. The awards show's live broadcast has become a highly rated, must-watch TV event, not to mention a yearly highlight for country music fans all over the world.

From historic Entertainer of the Year wins to surprising onstage antics, this photo gallery looks back at 10 of the CMA Awards' biggest moments. Flip through to re-live the history!

The 2017 CMA Awards are scheduled to air on ABC on Nov. 8, at 8PM ET; the ceremony will take place live at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena. Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood will host the ceremony for the 10th year in a row.

The Boot will be staying up late covering the most buzzed-about winners, fashion and moments at the 2017 CMA Awards. Readers can watch along with us by checking back to TheBoot.com for the latest CMAs headlines,  and .

Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood's Most Unforgettable CMA Awards Moments