2024 “CMT MUSIC AWARDS” on CBS airs LIVE **TONIGHT** at 8:00PM ET/PT from Austin’s Moody Center


**TONIGHT** at 8:00PM ET/PT from Austin’s Moody Center

Top 3 “Video of the Year” finalists revealed

  • CMT today revealed the top 3 finalists vying for tonight’s highly-coveted “Video of the Year” award with fan voting now open on the CMT MUSIC AWARDS Facebook and Instagram using specific artist hashtags.

  • The final three “Video of the Year” nominees are:
    • Cody Johnson - “The Painter” (#VoteCodyCMT)
    • Jelly Roll - “Need A Favor” (#VoteJellyCMT)
    • Kelsea Ballerini - “IF YOU GO DOWN (I’M GOIN’ DOWN TOO)” (#VoteKelseaCMT)
  • These three finalists are among 5 tied for most 2024 CMT MUSIC AWARDS nominations and all are competing for their first ever “Video of the Year” win.

IMPORTANT NOTE: If you/your team need a LIVE VIEWING LINK to watch the show in real time, please email with each individual email address.


  • Visit the CMTMA Press Site for Rehearsals + Show Day assets.
    • PRE-SHOW: Site includes EPK Interviews with Bailey Zimmerman, Dasha, Kelsea Ballerini, Megan Moroney, Old Dominion, Warren Zeiders & Set Build out and Seat Card b-roll.
    • Fashion Feed (Show Day Only): Fashion Cam Link
    • Next Women of Country Face Sheet
    • **Note: The CMTMA Press Site will be updated in real time with Red Carpet/Fashion b-roll, Show Clips, Winners EPK & more which can be easily downloaded and used for coverage purposes. Please check in often and remember to refresh your browser. Broadcast/Online Restrictions here.

    • Rehearsals + Host Junket (Credit: Catherine Powell/Getty for CMT)
    • Show Day **Credit found in file name (Catherine Powell/Getty for CMT)
      • 2024 CMT Music Awards - Red Carpet
      • 2024 CMT Music Awards - Show
  • Press Releases here
  • Social Media: @CMT on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and TikTok. Use hashtag #CMTAwards and ‘like’ the CMT Music Awards on Facebook.

**For any questions related to the CMTMA Press Site, please reach out to



  • Kelsea Ballerini


  • Bailey Zimmerman
  • Cody Johnson
  • Dasha
  • Jason Aldean
  • Jelly Roll
  • Keith Urban
  • Kelsea Ballerini
  • Lainey Wilson
  • Little Big Town + Sugarland
  • Megan Moroney
  • NEEDTOBREATHE + Jordan Davis
  • Old Dominion
  • Parker McCollum + Brittney Spencer
  • Sam Hunt
  • Toby Keith Tribute: Brooks & Dunn, Lainey Wilson, Sammy Hagar
  • Trisha Yearwood


  • Trisha Yearwood


  • Amber Riley
  • Billy Bob Thornton (CBS)
  • Carly Pearce
  • Cody Alan
  • Cody Johnson
  • Emily Osment (CBS)
  • Emma Roberts
  • Gayle King (CBS)
  • James Van Der Beek
  • Jane Seymour
  • Jelly Roll
  • Lukas Nelson
  • Max Thieriot (CBS)
  • Megan Moroney
  • Melissa Etheridge
  • Mickey Guyton
  • Minnie Driver
  • Montana Jordan (CBS)
  • Parmalee
  • Paul Walter Hauser
  • Riley Green *NEW
  • Roger Clemens

More previously announced 2024 CMT MUSIC AWARDS news:

  • VOTING: Fan voting for the coveted 2024 “VIDEO OF THE YEAR” award will continue through the show at
  • NOMINATIONS: Cody Johnson, Jelly Roll, Kelsea Ballerini, Lainey Wilson and Megan Moroney lead nominations with 3 nods apiece (full list).
  • CMT PRE-SHOW: Broadcasting from Austin’s Moody Center, hosts Cody Alan, Carissa Culiner and Marley Sherwood host a special episode of CMT’s signature weekend countdown featuring a look at this year’s star-packed list of nominees. The live show will air from 7-8pm CT.
  • SPONSORS: Official sponsors of the 2024 CMT MUSIC AWARDS include Hilton and Walt Disney World®.
  • PRODUCTION CREDITS: Margaret Comeaux (CMT), John Hamlin (Switched On Entertainment), Leslie Fram (CMT) and Jason Owen (Sandbox Entertainment) are executive producers.
  • MORE INFO: Visit Paramount Press Express, use hashtag #CMTAwards, follow CMT on Facebook, Instagram, X, YouTube and Tik Tok and CBS on Facebook, X and Instagram.

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***For Red Carpet Face Sheet, Show Clips, Fashion Cam Footage and additional Show Day documents, please scan the below QR code to access:

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*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 show airs.

CMT Press Contacts:

Ali Marszalkowski,

Lauren Woulard,

Shannon Leigh Keenan,

CBS Press Contacts:

Kate Fisher,
Mallory Mason,

Moody Center

Veronica Cantu,