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Keith Urban, Marty Stuart and More Pay Tribute to Ricky Skaggs on CMA Awards

Ricky Skaggs doesn't need any help lighting up a stage, but the recent Country Music Hall of Fame honoree and some special guests pulled out all the stops on the 52nd annual CMA Awards.

Skaggs opened the set with his band Kentucky Thunder, who shredded on an instrumental. Skaggs and Co. were then joined by Keith Urban, who delivered a live wire version of Skaggs classic "Highway 40 Blues."

CMA awards co-host Brad Paisley joined in with Skaggs on the country legend's 1985 hit "Country Boy." The performance turned into an all out jam session, with Marty Stuart, Sierra Hull and Carson Peters playing along at breakneck speed.

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Skaggs was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in October. He was inducted by Garth Brooks. Chris Stapleton and Dierks Bentley were on hand to honor the bluegrass and country icon.

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