Miranda Lambert, Dierks Bentley, Jason Aldean and Rascal Flatts headlined the first day of the CMA Music Festival Nissan Stadium shows, but guest performers like Elle King and Randy Travis were the biggest surprises.
Randy Travis continues to show small signs of improvement after suffering a stroke in July of 2013. After the announcement of his induction into the Country Music Hall of Fame on Tuesday (March 29), Travis' wife, Mary Davis Travis, discussed the legend's recovery.
Carrie Underwood is one of the biggest stars in country music, but her duet with one of her own childhood heroes was a special moment even for her. The superstar returned to American Idol in 2009 to perform "I Told You So" as a duet with Randy Travis.
Randy Travis is well on his way to a full recovery after suffering from a stroke nearly three years ago. On Feb. 3, he made what is reported to be his first public performance since his stroke in July of 2013.