Kenny Chesney, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town, Brad Paisley, Carrie Underwood and Zac Brown Band are the first performers announced for the upcoming 2012 CMT Music Awards live show. The fan-voted awards show, now in its 11th year, will broadcast on CMT and CMT.com from Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on June 6 at 7 pm/CT. Additional performers, along with host and presenters will be announced soon.
Tickets for the show will go on sale Monday, May 21 at 10 am/CT at all Ticketmaster outlets and the Bridgestone Arena Box Office.
Fans can vote for their favorites online at CMT.com, and on their mobile devices at CMT Mobile or the CMT Insider app available on iPhone, iPad and Android from now through June 4. The five finalists for VIDEO OF THE YEAR will be announced at the beginning of the live show and fans can then vote at CMT.com, CMT mobile, on the CMT Insider app and via text message throughout the live telecast (ET/CT only) to determine the night’s big winner.