John Mellencamp & Keith Urban perform 'Pink Houses' at the 2015 CMA Awards

Chris Payne
CMA's Blast Open With The Old And The New
CMA's Blast Open With The Old And The New

The 2015 CMA Awards promised great duets, and they got started early -- the opening minutes, to be specific.

Before Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood even addressed the crowd, John Mellencamp hit the stage for an acoustic performance of his 1983 classic "Pink Houses."

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But that wasn't all! Keith Urban joined in, as the song went electric.

Urban and Eric Church's "Raise 'Em Up" won the 2015 CMA Award for Musical Event of the Year.

WATCH: See the performance below

See inside the 2015 CMA Awards ceremony below:

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