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CMA Week on The Highway: Brett Young, Old Dominion, Rascal Flatts + more surprises!

If you couldn’t make it to Nashville last week for CMA Music Festival, The Highway (Ch. 56) is brought all the action to you! With all of country music’s biggest names in town, we aired exclusive SiriusXM performances and interviews as well as other fun surprises all weekend long. Take a look back at out our special programming below, and if you’re ever in Nashville, stop by our next Friday Music Row Happy Hour!


CMA Music Festival Highway Happy Hour

The biggest names in country music headed to Music City for the CMA Music Festival and stopped by The Highway Happy hour at Margaritaville. If you’re ever in town on a Friday, stop on by! Storme Warren, Al Skop and Buzz Brainard chopped it up with your favorite artists, some of whom might surprise us with a live performance!

NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 09: Mark Wystrach, Cameron Duddy and Jess Carson of the band Midland at SiriusXM's The Music Row Happy Hour at Margaritaville on June 9, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Terry Wyatt/Getty Images for SiriusXM)
NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 09: A view of the atmosphere during SiriusXM's The Music Row Happy Hour at Margaritaville on June 9, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Terry Wyatt/Getty Images for SiriusXM)
NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 09: Host Al Skop (2nd from L) poses with Jess Carson, Mark Wystrach and Cameron Duddy of the band Midland at SiriusXM's The Music Row Happy Hour at Margaritaville on June 9, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Terry Wyatt/Getty Images for SiriusXM)
NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 09: Singer-songwriter Jake Owen visits SiriusXM's The Music Row Happy Hour at Margaritaville on June 9, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Terry Wyatt/Getty Images for SiriusXM)
NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 09: Musical artist.Mike Eli of the Eli Young band performs during SiriusXM's The Music Row Happy Hour at Margaritaville on June 9, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Terry Wyatt/Getty Images for SiriusXM)
NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 09: A view of the atmosphere during SiriusXM's The Music Row Happy Hour at Margaritaville on June 9, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Terry Wyatt/Getty Images for SiriusXM)
NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 09: Musical artist.Mike Eli of the Eli Young band performs during SiriusXM's The Music Row Happy Hour at Margaritaville on June 9, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Terry Wyatt/Getty Images for SiriusXM)
NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 09: Singer-songwriter Jake Owen visits SiriusXM's The Music Row Happy Hour at Margaritaville on June 9, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Terry Wyatt/Getty Images for SiriusXM)
NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 08: Al Skop, Phillip Sweet, Kimberly Schlapman, Storme Warren, Karen Fairchild and Jimi Westbrook attend SiriusXM's The Music Row Happy Hour Live on The Highway at Margaritaville on June 8, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Ed Rode/Getty Images for SiriusXM)
NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 08: Kane Brown attends SiriusXM's The Music Row Happy Hour Live on The Highway at Margaritaville on June 8, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Ed Rode/Getty Images for SiriusXM)
NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 08: Phillip Sweet and Kimberly Schlapman attend SiriusXM's The Music Row Happy Hour Live on The Highway at Margaritaville on June 8, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Ed Rode/Getty Images for SiriusXM)

Brett Young Special

Brett Young performed songs from his self-titled album and sat down for an exclusive interview with Storme Warren.


Old Dominion Artist Confidential

Old Dominion performed live songs from their upcoming album Happy Endings and chatted with Storme Warren in an exclusive interview.

NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 08: (L-R) Trevor Rosen, Whit Sellers, Matthew Ramsey, Brad Tursi, Geoff Sprung of Old Dominion perform at SiriusXM's Music City Theatre on June 8, 2017 in Nashville, Tennesse. (Photo by Leah Puttkammer/Getty Images for SiriusXM)
NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 08: Old Dominion performs at SiriusXM's Music City Theatre on June 8, 2017 in Nashville, Tennesse. (Photo by Leah Puttkammer/Getty Images for SiriusXM)
NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 08: Matthew Ramsey of Old Dominion performs at SiriusXM's Music City Theatre on June 8, 2017 in Nashville, Tennesse. (Photo by Leah Puttkammer/Getty Images for SiriusXM)
NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 08: (L-R) Brad Tursi, Trevor Rosen, Matthew Ramsey, Geoff Sprung, and Whit Sellers of the band Old Dominion at SiriusXM's Music City Theatre on June 8, 2017 in Nashville, Tennesse. (Photo by Leah Puttkammer/Getty Images for SiriusXM)

Rascal Flatts Artist Confidential

Rascal Flatts sat down for an interview with Buzz Brainard and performed live versions their current single It’s Yours If You Want It as well as Back to Us, the Chris Stapleton and Luke Laird co-written Vandalized, I Know You Won’t and Life Is a Highway.


Brad Paisley hosted by Storme Warren

Brad Paisley gave a “musical commencement address” for a group of local high school seniors, where he, along with Storme Warren, shared valuable life advice and played songs to inspire these students as they take their next steps in life.

NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 09: Graduating seniors watch Brad Paisley perform at a "Last Time For Everything" Graduation Party live on SiriusXM's The Highway Channel at SiriusXM's Music City Theatre at the Bridgestone Arena on June 9, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for SiriusXM)
NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 09: Radio Broadcaster Storme Warren (L) interviews Brad Paisley (R) at a "Last Time For Everything” Graduation Party for graduating seniors live on SiriusXM's The Highway Channel at SiriusXM's Music City Theatre at the Bridgestone Arena on June 9, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for SiriusXM)
NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 09: Brad Paisley performs at a "Last Time For Everything” Graduation Party for graduating seniors live on SiriusXM's The Highway Channel at SiriusXM's Music City Theatre at the Bridgestone Arena on June 9, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for SiriusXM)
NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 09: Radio Broadcaster Storme Warren (L) interviews Brad Paisley (R) at a "Last Time For Everything” Graduation Party for graduating seniors live on SiriusXM's The Highway Channel at SiriusXM's Music City Theatre at the Bridgestone Arena on June 9, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for SiriusXM)
NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 09: Radio Broadcaster Storme Warren (L) interviews Brad Paisley (R) at a "Last Time For Everything” Graduation Party for graduating seniors live on SiriusXM's The Highway Channel at SiriusXM's Music City Theatre at the Bridgestone Arena on June 9, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for SiriusXM)

SiriusXM Presents: A Secret Album Release Party with Lady Antebellum

We celebrated the release of Lady Antebellum’s seventh studio album, Heart Break, on the day it dropped with a special performance and interview in a dome behind The Bridgestone Arena.

NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 09: (L-R) Charles Kelley, Hillary Scott and Dave Haywood of Lady Antebellum perform live on SiriusXM's The Highway Chanel at SiriusXM's Music City Theatre on June 9, 2017 in Nashville, Tennesse (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for SiriusXM)
NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 09: (L-R) Charles Kelley, Hillary Scott, Dave Haywood of Lady Antebellum perform live on SiriusXM's The Highway Chanel at SiriusXM's Music City Theatre on June 9, 2017 in Nashville, Tennesse (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for SiriusXM)
NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 09: L-R) Dave Haywood, Hillary Scott, of Lady Antebellum, radio broadcaster Storme Warren and Charles Kelley of Lady Antebellum take photos at the live on SiriusXM's The Highway Chanel at SiriusXM's Music City Theatre on June 9, 2017 in Nashville, Tennesse (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for SiriusXM)
NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 09: (L-R) Charles Kelley, Hillary Scott, Dave Haywood of Lady Antebellum and radio broadcaster Storme Warren speak on stage live on SiriusXM's The Highway Chanel at SiriusXM's Music City Theatre on June 9, 2017 in Nashville, Tennesse (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for SiriusXM)

Luke Combs Album Special

Luke Combs performed songs from his debut album and told the stories behind them when he sat down with Buzz Brainard for an intimate interview.