LBT Set To Host Tonight's CMT Music Awards

Today's biggest and newest stars are set to perform on tonight's CMT Music Awards. live from Nashville, TN. Country 1073, WRWD will simulcast the awards tonight from 8 pm till 11 pm.

Some of your favorite stars are confirmed to perform at the Bridgestone Arena event, hosted by Little Big Town, including Jason Aldean, Backstreet Boys, Kelsea Ballerini, Luke Bryan, Kelly Clarkson, Dan + Shay, Florida Georgia Line, Sam Hunt, Blake Shelton, Chris Stapleton, Carrie Underwood, and the Backstreet Boys, along with the show’s hosts, Little Big Town. In addition, there will be some all-star collaborations, including Dierks Bentley and Brothers Osborne, and Darius Rucker with Jason, Luke and and Charles Kelley.

Several stars will be performing new songs on TV for the first time. Such world premiere performances include:

  • Darius Rucker featuring Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan and Charles Kelley – “Straight to Hell”
  • Dierks Bentley featuring Brothers Osborne – “Burning Man”
  • Florida Georgia Line – “Simple”
  • Kelly Clarkson – “American Woman”
  • Little Big Town – “Summer Fever”
  • Sam Hunt – “Downtown’s Dead”
  • Backstreet Boys – “Don’t Go Breaking My Heart”

The show will also celebrate up-and-coming stars on their Ram Trucks Side Stage, with performances by Carly Pearce, Devin Dawson, LANCO, Lindsay Ell, Russell Dickerson, and Walker Hayes

  • Presenters include Lauren Alaina, Leon Bridges, Luke Combs, RaeLynn, Rascal Flatts, Sugarland and Backstreet Boys, along with “Nashville’s” Kaitlin Doubleday and Lennon and Maisy Stella. In addition, drag racer Courtney Force, Garrett Hedlund, Hoda Kotb,Johnny Knoxville, Joel McHale, Chrissy Metz, Nashville Predators’ P.K. Subban and Olympian Lindsey Vonn will all take on presenter duties.
  • Jason Aldean, Florida Georgia Line and Carrie Underwood lead the pack of nominees this year with four nods each. Coming in a close second is Little Big Town, Chris Stapleton, Lauren Alaina and Thomas Rhett, who each have three. Carrie, who is currently the record holder for the most CMT Award wins with 17, is up for Video of the Year for her Ludacris collaboration “The Champion,” while FGL and Jason are also both up for Video of the Year; FGL for their Bebe Rexha collaboration, “Meant to Be,” and Jason for “You Make It Easy.”

Check out the nominees below.

2018 CMT Award Nominations

 Video of the Year

  • Bebe Rexha feat. Florida Georgia Line, “Meant To Be”
  • Blake Shelton, “I’ll Name The Dogs”
  • Brett Young, “Mercy”
  • Brothers Osborne, “It Ain’t My Fault”
  • Carrie Underwood feat. Ludacris, “The Champion”
  • Dan + Shay, “Tequila”
  • Jason Aldean, “You Make It Easy”
  • Justin Timberlake feat. Chris Stapleton, “Say Something”
  • Kane Brown feat. Lauren Alaina, “What Ifs”
  • Kelsea Ballerini, “Legends”
  • Luke Combs, “When It Rains It Pours”
  • Thomas Rhett, “Marry Me”

Male Video of the Year

  • Blake Shelton, “I’ll Name The Dogs”
  • Dustin Lynch, “Small Town Boy”
  • Jason Aldean, “You Make It Easy”
  • Jon Pardi, “Heartache On The Dance Floor”
  • Luke Bryan, “Light It Up”
  • Thomas Rhett, “Marry Me”

Female Video of the Year

  • Carly Pearce, “Every Little Thing”
  • Carrie Underwood feat. Ludacris, “The Champion”
  • Kelsea Ballerini, “Legends”
  • Lauren Alaina, “Doin’ Fine”
  • Maren Morris, “I Could Use A Love Song”
  • Miranda Lambert, “Tin Man” From 2017 ACM Awards

Duo Video of the Year

  • Big & Rich, “California”
  • Brothers Osborne, “It Ain’t My Fault”
  • Dan + Shay, “Tequila”
  • Florida Georgia Line, “Smooth”
  • High Valley, “She’s With Me”
  • Tim McGraw & Faith Hill, “Speak To A Girl” 

Group Video of the Year

  • Lady Antebellum, “You Look Good”
  • LANco, “Greatest Love Story”
  • Little Big Town, “When Someone Stops Loving You”
  • Midland, “Make A Little”
  • Old Dominion, “No Such Thing As A Broken Heart”
  • Rascal Flatts, “Yours If You Want It”
  • Zac Brown Band, “My Old Man” 

Breakthrough Video of the Year

  • Carly Pearce, “Every Little Thing”
  • Danielle Bradbery, “Sway”
  • Devin Dawson, “All On Me”
  • LANco, “Greatest Love Story”
  • Russell Dickerson, “Yours”
  • Walker Hayes, “You Broke Up With Me” 

Collaborative Video of the Year

  • Bebe Rexha feat. Florida Georgia Line, “Meant To Be”
  • Carrie Underwood feat. Ludacris, “The Champion”
  • Cole Swindell feat. Dierks Bentley, “Flatliner”
  • Justin Timberlake feat. Chris Stapleton, “Say Something”
  • Kane Brown feat. Lauren Alaina, “What Ifs”
  • Thomas Rhett feat. Maren Morris, “Craving You”

 

CMT Performance of the Year

  • Andra Day, Common, Little Big Town, Lee Ann Womack and Danielle Bradbery, “Stand Up For Something” (From 2017 CMT Artists of the Year)
  • Backstreet Boys and Florida Georgia Line, “Everybody” (From CMT Crossroads)
  • Charles Kelley, Jason Aldean, Darius Rucker and Derek Trucks, “Midnight Rider” (From 2017 CMT Music Awards)
  • Earth, Wind & Fire and Lady Antebellum, “September” (From CMT Crossroads)
  • Jason Aldean, Keith Urban, Chris Stapleton and Little Big Town, “I Won’t Back Down” (From 2017 CMT Artists of the Year)
  • Keith Urban feat. Carrie Underwood, “The Fighter” (From 2017 CMT Music Awards) 

Source: Dr. Dave's Ultimate Prep

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