Everything You Need to Know About the 2019 CMT Music Awards
As has become tradition, the 2019 CMT Music Awards ceremony will help kick off this year's CMA Fest, the four-day, multi-stage festival in downtown Nashville. Expect riveting live performances, unexpected duets and other musical happenings during the fan-voted awards show's live broadcast.
The annual awards ceremony's categories favor the art of the music video. Read on to learn more about 2019's CMT Music Awards presenters, performers and nominees.
When Are the 2019 CMT Music Awards, and How Can I Watch the Show?
The 2019 CMT Music Awards are scheduled for Wednesday, June 5. The Nashville-based awards show will take place at Bridgestone Arena and will air on CMT beginning at 8PM ET. Additionally, all of iHeartMedia's country music stations will simulcast the show.
How Can I Watch the 2019 CMT Music Awards Red Carpet?
The CMT Music Awards red carpet special typically streams live on CMT's Facebook page before the televised broadcast begins. Exact details for this year have yet to be announced.
Who's Hosting the 2019 CMT Music Awards?
Little Big Town will host the 2019 CMT Awards; the country quartet also did the honors in 2018. In prior years, CMT Music Awards co-hosts from outside the inner circle of country music stars have included Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt and former Nashville star Charles Esten.
Who’s Nominated at the 2019 CMT Music Awards?
Nominations for the 2019 CMT Music Awards were announced on May 7. A full list is available here.
Who’s Going to Win at the 2019 CMT Music Awards?
That’s up to the fans! The CMT Music Awards are a fan-voted awards show, with ballots open on CMT's website between early May and early June. During the 2019 CMT Music Awards, The Boot will update this list of winners as they are announced.
Who's Performing at the 2019 CMT Music Awards?
The 2019 CMT Music Awards will feature an historic number of performers for the annual show: This year's event will include performances from Kelsea Ballerini, Dan + Shay, Kane Brown, Luke Bryan, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban, Little Big Town, Luke Combs, Zac Brown Band and more. In addition to those solo performances, Brandi Carlile and Tanya Tucker will collaborate, while Sheryl Crow will team up with Maren Morris, Thomas Rhett will perform with Little Big Town and Trombone Shorty, Toby Keith and Cole Swindell will collaborate, and Brett Young will sing alongside Boyz II Men.
For a full list of 2019 CMT Music Awards performers, click here.
Who's Presenting at the 2019 CMT Music Awards?
As with other awards shows, CMT Music Awards presenters typically come from all walks of entertainment. In 2019, numerous country stars, actors and other celebrities will be helping to hand out trophies at the show. The list of presenters is as follows:
- Bobby Bones
- Brantley Gilbert
- Carly Pearce
- Chris Sullivan
- Cody Alan
- Hunter Hayes
- Jessie James Decker
- Jimmie Allen
- Julia Michaels
- Kate Bosworth
- Katie Cook
- Kiefer Sutherland
- Lindsay Ell
- Maddie & Tae
- Michael Ray
- Michelle Monaghan
- Sarah Hyland
- Trisha Yearwood
Who Will Be Attending the 2019 CMT Music Awards?
All of the performers and presenters, for sure — and, since the event is in Nashville the night before CMA Fest officially begins, there’s a good chance that most of Music City will turn up. Fans can also attend the show, so maybe you'll catch a glimpse of someone you know!
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