Old Dominion Celebrate The 40th Anniversary Of ‘Urban Cowboy’ With Performance Of “Looking For Love” At CMA Awards

Old Dominion celebrated the 40th anniversary of the film, Urban Cowboy, with a performance of Johnny Lee’s “Lookin’ For Love” at the 54th annual CMA Awards.

“Showing a little bit more of our Country side,” Ramsey explained of the performance. “It’ll be nice to hear some applause after you play a song… hopefully. I’ll take boos at this point.”

Urban Cowboy is a 1980 American romantic Western film directed by James Bridges. The movie is about a love-hate relationship between Buford (John Travolta) and Sissy (Debra Winger), capturing the late 1970s/early 1980s popularity of country music. Most of the movie was centered around the Gilley’s Club in Pasadena, Texas, which is a football field sized honky tonk.

The country quintet received 2 nominations at this year’s CMA Awards including Album of the Year (Old Dominion) and Vocal Group of the Year.

The 54th Annual CMA Awards also featured performances from Chris Stapleton, Rascal Flatts, Morgan Wallen, Miranda Lambert, Maren Morris, Luke Combs, Eric Church, Jon Pardi, Keith Urban, Jimmie Allen, Ingrid Andress, Little Big Town, Rascal Flatts, Old Dominion and Kelsea Ballerini.

Additionally, the show included star-studded collaborations by Dan + Shay with Justin Bieber, Reba McEntire featuring Darius Rucker, Gabby Barrett and Charlie Puth, Carly Pearce with Charles Kelley, Thomas Rhett together with McEntire, Chris Tomlin and Hillary Scott, as well as Darius Rucker featuring Lady A. The show opener featured an all-star performance from Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Brothers Osborne, Jenee Fleenor and Ashley McBryde paying tribute to the late Charlie Daniels.

Hosted by Reba McEntire and Darius Rucker, “Country Music’s Biggest Night” aired on Wednesday, November 11 (live 8:00-11:00 PM ET) on ABC.

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