After ten long years, the queen of country music, Reba, is set to make a triumphant return to perform at the 2015 “CMT Music Awards” premiering LIVE from Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday, June 10 at 8pm ET/PT.
Continuing the show’s rich tradition of forward thinking and imaginative blending of musical genres, Zedd will team up with Lady Antebellum for an unprecedented EDM/country collaboration, while Darius Rucker will take over downtown Nashville for a not-to-miss outdoor performance surrounded by thousands of fans.
Country’s loudest night will also feature an all-star lineup of Hollywood and country music celebrities who will award the event’s famed belt buckle trophies to this year’s winners. Presenters include: Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Aloe Blacc, Arnold Schwarzenegger, star of CMT’s upcoming series “Still The King” Billy Ray Cyrus, Brett Eldredge, Cassadee Pope, “Nashville” star Charles Esten, Cole Swindell, David Spade, Hunter Hayes, CMT’s “Next Women of Country” performer Jana Kramer, actress Jenna Dewan-Tatum, Houston Texans defensive end JJ Watt, CMT’s “I Love Kellie Pickler” star Kellie Pickler, Little Big Town, American Idol winner Nick Fradiani, actress Nikki Reed, Army veteran Noah Galloway, “The Walking Dead” star Norman Reedus, comedian Ron White, actress and “Dancing with the Stars” champion Rumer Willis, Sara Evans, Thomas Rhett, and actor/comedian Tom Arnold.
Hosted by dynamic duo Erin Andrews and Brittany Snow, the Awards will feature performances by Carrie Underwood, Eric Church, Florida Georgia Line, Jake Owen, Jason Aldean, Keith Urban, Kenny Chesney, Lady Antebellum, Luke Bryan, Sam Hunt and Zac Brown Band. Fans can vote now via CMT.com through June 7 at 11:59 PM ET to determine winners. The six finalists for Video of the Year will be announced at the beginning of the live show and fans can then vote at CMT.com throughout the live telecast (ET/CT only) to determine the night’s big winner.
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