CMT Music Awards: First Round of Performers Announced

By Dustin Stout

May 23, 2018

Country music’s fan-voted party just got superstar supersized! 

The first-round of performers for the 2018 CMT Music Awards include Kelsea Ballerini, Luke Bryan, Kelly Clarkson, Sam Hunt, Blake Shelton and Chris Stapleton

Related: Carrie Underwood, Jason Aldean & More Earn CMT Music Awards Nominations 

Kelly, who will arrive at the CMT Music Awards hot off the heels of hosting the Billboard Music Awards and claiming her first win on The Voice, is set to perform The Guess Who’s rock anthem “American Woman,” the official theme of the upcoming Paramount Network series of the same title premiering June 7 at 10 P.M. ET. 

Voting to determine the winners of the CMT Music Awards is underway at CMT.com through 12:01 a.m. ET on June 4. Voting for Video of the Year will continue on Twitter on the day of and throughout the CMT Music Awards

Related: Little Big Town to Host CMT Music Awards

Tickets to see the show in person are on sale through Ticketmaster. A limited number of Ultimate Insider VIP Experiences are available through CID.

Little Big Town hosts the 2018 CMT Music Awards on June 6 at 8 P.M. ET live from Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena.

Kelsea BalleriniLuke BryanKelly ClarksonSam HuntBlake SheltonChris Stapleton
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