• CMT has added Dasha and Jason Aldean to the star-packed performer lineup for the 2024 CMT MUSIC AWARDS, hosted by Kelsea Ballerini, airing LIVE from Austin, Texas’ Moody Center on Sunday, April 7 (8:00-11:00 PM, ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network and available to stream live and on-demand on Paramount+.*

    • Dasha

      • The fast-rising singer-songwriter and new Warner Records signee will mark her awards show debut with a performance of the breakout hit “Austin” in a fitting tribute to the show’s host city. The track, which marked her debut on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, has sparked a phenomenon with a trending TikTok line dance over 600,000 unique videos have been created to date.

    • Jason Aldean

      • The 31-time nominee and four-time CMT winner is set to perform “Let Your Boys Be Country,” marking his ninth performance on the CMT stage. In 2022, he joined Bryan Adams for a performance of “Heaven” and took home Video of the Year with Carrie Underwood.

      • Other memorable CMT appearances include his 2011 “Dirt Road Anthem” collab with Ludacris, his 2013 co-hosting stint with Kristen Bell where he pulled double duty as performer alongside Lenny Kravitz, and his participation in the 2017 tribute to Gregg Allman .

  • Additionally, the all-star presenter lineup features some of the biggest names across music, television and entertainment including: Amber Riley, Billy Bob Thornton (“Landman”), Carly Pearce, Cody Alan, Cody Johnson, Emily Osment (YOUNG SHELDON), Emma Roberts, Gayle King (CBS MORNINGS), James Van Der Beek, Jane Seymour, Jelly Roll, Max Thieriot (FIRE COUNTRY), Megan Moroney, Melissa Etheridge, Mickey Guyton, Minnie Driver, Montana Jordan (YOUNG SHELDON), Parmalee and Paul Walter Hauser.

Previously announced 2024 CMT MUSIC AWARDS news:

  • HOST: Kelsea Ballerini (more info)

  • PERFORMERS: Bailey Zimmerman, Cody Johnson, Jelly Roll, Keith Urban, Kelsea Ballerini, Lainey Wilson, Little Big Town + Sugarland, Megan Moroney, NEEDTOBREATHE + Jordan Davis, Old Dominion ft. Megan Moroney, Parker McCollum ft. Brittney Spencer, Sam Hunt and Trisha Yearwood (more info + here); Yearwood will also receive the inaugural June Carter Cash Humanitarian Award (more info).

  • NOMINATIONS: Cody Johnson, Jelly Roll, Kelsea Ballerini, Lainey Wilson and Megan Moroney lead nominations with three nods apiece (full list).

  • FAN VOTING: General voting is now closed. Voting for the highly coveted Video of the Year, presented by Hilton, remains active into show (more info).

  • SPONSORS: Official sponsors of the 2024 CMT MUSIC AWARDS include Hilton and Walt Disney World®.

  • CMT AWARDS WEEKEND: All-star programming lineup featuring Little Big Town, HARDY & Nickelback and more begins Friday, April 5 (full lineup).

  • PRODUCTION CREDITS: Margaret Comeaux (CMT), John Hamlin (Switched On Entertainment), Leslie Fram (CMT) and Jason Owen (Sandbox Entertainment) are executive producers.

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  • MORE INFO: Visit Paramount Press Express, use hashtag #CMTAward, follow CMT on Facebook, Instagram, X, YouTube and Tik Tok and CBS on Facebook, X and Instagram.

*Paramount+ with SHOWTIME subscribers will have access to stream live via the live feed of their local CBS affiliate on the service, as well as on-demand. Paramount+ Essential subscribers will not have the option to stream live, but will have access to on-demand the day after the special airs.


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