Stars Added To Tomorrow Night’s CMT Awards

Shania Twain and Taylor Swift recreate "Thelma & Louise" for the CMT Music Awards. Photo Credit: Rick Diamond/Getty Images for

The star lineup continues to grow for tomorrow night’s (6/8) 2011 CMT Music Awards. The Band Perry has been added to the performance schedule, and Shania Twain and Taylor Swift will join forces to open the show by recreating Thelma & Louise. Also set to appear are Glee’s Chord Overstreet, Ron White, Donald Trump, Kenny Rogers and host Kid Rock. Additional presenters on-hand at the 10th anniversary show will include Martina McBride and Little Big Town, actress Cheryl Hines, Gary Busey, and Indianapolis 500 winner Dan Wheldon.

Other newly announced performers set for the Nationwide Insurance stage include Lee Brice, Colt Ford, Hunter Hayes, The JaneDear Girls, Thompson Square and CMT’S Next Superstar Finalists Matt Mason and Steven Clawson.

The 2011 CMT Music Awards will air live from Nashville’s Bridestone Arena on CMT and Previously announced performers include Jason Aldean, Keith Urban, Lady Antebellum, Rascal Flatts, Sugarland, Big & Rich, Toby Keith, Zac Brown Band and Luke Bryan.

Set to present are Shania Twain, Sara Evans, Justin Bieber, Sheryl Crow, American Idol winner Scotty McCreery and runner-up Lauren Alaina, Train, Kristen Chenoweth, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Melissa Peterman, Dancing With The Stars winner Hines Ward, Green Bay Packers’ Clay Matthews and actress/songwriter Mary Steenburgen.


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