Last night the CMA awards aired on ABC and the opening of the show was filled with the legendary ladies in country from the past singing their iconic songs.

Reba, Dolly, Crystal Gayle, Gretchen Wilson, Tanya Tucker, Sara Evans, Martina McBride and Terri Clark were on hand singing their biggest hits.

Little Big Town and Jennifer Nettles also paid tribute to Loretta Lynn singing You Looking At Country and Loretta herself was on hand for the performance.

Crystal Gayle sang her mega hit Don't It Make Your Brown Eyes Blue while Tanya Tucker belted out Delta Dawn.  Gretchen Wilson sand her smash Redneck Woman while Sara Evan sang Born To Fly.

Terri Clark sang Better Things To Do and Martina McBride capped it off singing Independence Day and was joined by all the other performers.  Here is the video of the opening of the show.