To celebrate "The 48th Annual CMA Awards," "Jimmy KimmelLive!" broadcast via hologram to a live audience at the CMA Theater in the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville. Using technology from Hologram USA, Kimmel's monologue was beamed to the NASHVILLE stage. The show also featured a musical performance from reigning CMA Vocal Duo of the Year Florida Georgia Line from NASHVILLE that was also hologrammed to Hollywood, California, as if live on Kimmel's outdoor stage for his studio audience.
This special CMA Awards episode of "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" sponsored by Crown Royal Regal Apple Whisky, also featured appearances by CMA Awards nominees and Country Music royalty Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, and CMA Awards Co-Host Brad Paisley.