Days before the live, tenth anniversary 2011 CMT MUSIC AWARDS, actress and Mercury Records singer-songwriter Laura Bell Bundy will be hosting the VIDEO OF THE YEAR SPECIAL, premiering Saturday, June 4 at 2:00 p.m., ET/PT on CMT.
In the one-hour special, Laura Bell Bundy will portray everyone from Taylor Swift to Zac Brown as she presents the 10 nominees vying for Video of the Year at the 2011 CMT Music Awards. The one-hour special will highlight the videos including Jason Aldean’s ”My Kinda Party;” Kenny Chesney’s ”The Boys of Fall;” Lady Antebellum’s ”Hello World;” Miranda Lambert’s ”The House That Built Me”; Rascal Flatts’ ”Why Wait”; Sugarland’s ”Stuck Like Glue”; Taylor Swift’s ”Mine;” The Band Perry’s ”If I Die Young;” Carrie Underwood’s ”Undo It;” and Zac Brown Band’s ”Colder Weather.” Bundy will also perform skits featuring characters from five of the nominated videos including ”Taylor Swift,” ”Jennifer Nettles,””Zac Brown,” ”Jason Aldean” and a coach from Kenny Chesney’s ”The Boys of Fall” video.
Bundy will soon appear this summer in CMT’s movie, “To The Mat,” from CMT’s newly created movie division, CMT ORIGINAL MOVIES. Bundy stars as a Wall Street consultant in the movie which also stars Ricky Schroder. Both Bundy and her co-star Schroder will also appear at the 2011 CMT MUSIC AWARDS as presenters.
Fans can vote for VIDEO OF THE YEAR online at CMT.com throughout the live broadcast on Wednesday, June 8 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT.
The 2011 CMT MUSIC AWARDS will be hosted by Kid Rock and will air LIVE from Nashville’s Bridestone Arena on Wednesday, June 8 on CMT and CMT.com. Performances for the award show include Jason Aldean, Keith Urban, Lady Antebellum, Rascal Flatts, Sugarland, Big & Rich, Toby Keith, Zac Brown Band and Luke Bryan. Presenters during the 2011 CMT MUSIC AWARDS include Shania Twain, Sara Evans, Justin Bieber, Sheryl Crow, ”American Idol” winner Scotty McCreery and runner-up Lauren Alaina, Train, Kristen Chenoweth, Melissa Peterman, ”Dancing With The Stars” winner Hines Ward, Green Bay Packers’ Clay Matthews and Mary Steenburgen.
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