Carrie Underwood, Kane Brown, Dan+Shay, Kelsea Ballerini Added To CMT Music Awards

CMT will make history this year as the 2019 CMT Music Awards will be filled with more performances than ever before, featuring superstars Carrie Underwood, Dan + Shay, Kane Brown, Kelsea Ballerini, Luke Bryan, Maren Morris, Thomas Rhett, and more to be announced.

Hosted by award-winning musical talent Little Big Town, the show will air live from Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday, June 5 at 8 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. CT.

Last week, CMT unveiled the full lineup of artists in the running for this year’s awards. Of the performers announced thus far, singer-songwriter Maren Morris leads the pack with three nominations, including Video of the Year and Female Video of the Year for “GIRL,” in addition to a nomination for CMT Performance of the Year for her collaboration with Brandi Carlile for “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman” from the 2018 CMT Artists of the Year special.

Additionally, Carrie Underwood, the most awarded artist in CMT Music Awards history, will make an exciting return to the CMT stage to perform. Underwood is nominated for two awards this year, including Video of the Year for “Cry Pretty” and Female Video of the Year for “Love Wins.”

Fans can vote now for their favorite artists via, up until 11:59 p.m. ET on Tuesday, June 4 for all categories. Tickets to the 2019 CMT Music Awards are on sale now at


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