NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) — A trio of recent hosts will lead followers by means of a brand new have a look at this 12 months’s CMT Music Awards, which changed the reside enviornment viewers with performances in scenic outside places round Nashville, Tennessee.
Nation singers Kane Brown and Ashley McBryde be a part of “Fashionable Household” actor Sarah Hyland as co-hosts throughout Wednesday night time’s present airing on CMT, MTV, MTV2, Emblem, Paramount Community, Pop and TV Land.
Finalists for the top award, video of the 12 months, have been narrowed right down to Carrie Underwood, Keith City, Kelsea Ballerini, Luke Combs, Miranda Lambert and Tanya Tucker, who’s a first-time nominee as properly.
Performers embody Dan + Shay, Little Massive City, Luke Bryan, Maren Morris, Morgan Wallen, Sam Hunt and Shania Twain. The present, which can also be recognized for highlighting cross-genre collaborations, will embody particular performances with Jimmie Allen and Noah Cyrus, Combs with Brooks and Dunn and Ballerini with Halsey. Some first-time nominees this 12 months embody Halsey, Blanco Brown, Gwen Stefani, Marshmello and The Highwomen.
The fan-voted awards present, which is often held in the summertime however was delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic, has a brand new class, quarantine video of the 12 months, that highlights nation artists who bought inventive with music movies and songs through the pandemic. A few of the nominees embody Brad Paisley’s “No I in Beer,” that includes Paisley shocking individuals on video calls, Combs’ socially distance-themed tune “Six Toes Aside,” and Dolly Parton’s nostalgic “When Life is Good Once more.”
Additionally new this 12 months is the CMT equal play award, which will probably be introduced to singer, actor and activist Jennifer Nettles, for her work advocating for girls and variety in nation music.
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