The 2021 CMT Awards are right here, and followers didn’t have to attend as lengthy to see nation’s greatest night time after a delay of the show and performances in 2020.
The CMT Awards air tonight, Wednesday, June 9, 2021, at 8 p.m. Eastern time and seven p.m. Central time, according to CMT. The show will air on the West Coast with a tape delay. You can watch the show in your favourite channel. It will air on CMT, MTV, MTV2, Logo, Paramount Network, TV Land and CMT Australia.
If you miss the show tonight, you may stream it on CMT.com starting June 10. Also, followers are taking part in voting and there is nonetheless time to cast your vote for Video of the Year within the Twitter hashtag battle.
Here’s what it is advisable know:
Performers Include Chris Stapleton, Miranda Lambert, Carrie Underwood & Chris Young
This yr’s performances embrace a star-packed lineup, together with returning favorites, crossover artists and collaborations, according to CMT. The show will air from Nashville, Tennessee, and it’s scheduled to final about two-and-a-half hours, CMT mentioned. They introduced their second spherical of performers solely about two weeks in the past, which incorporates:
– BRELAND + Mickey Guyton (“Female Video of the Year,” “Breakthrough Video of the Year,” “Video of the Year”)
– Carrie Underwood (“Collaborative Video of the Year,” “Video of the Year”) + NEEDTOBREATHE
– Chris Young (“Collaborative Video of the Year”) + Kane Brown (“Male Video of the Year,” “Collaborative Video of the Year,” “Video of the Year”)
– Kelsea Ballerini (“Female Video of the Year,” “CMT Performance of the Year, “Video of the Year”) + Paul Klein from LANY
– Lady A (“Duo/Group Video of the Year”) + Carly Pearce (“Female Video of the Year”) + Gabby Barrett (“Female Video of the Year”)
– Lauren Alaina + Jon Pardi
– Luke Bryan (“Male Video of the Year”)
– Thomas Rhett (“Male Video of the Year”)
“The newly revealed performers will be part of beforehand introduced can’t-miss solo and collaborative performances from Brothers Osborne + Dierks Bentley, Chris Stapleton, Luke Combs, Mickey Guyton + Gladys Knight and Miranda Lambert, Jack Ingram + Jon Randall,” CMT wrote.
The show will probably be hosted by Kelsea Ballerini and Kane Brown.
Billboards Popped Up Across Tennessee Yesterday Supporting Morgan Wallen Following Video of a Racial Slur
Country star Morgan Wallen confronted swift backlash after video surfaced of him utilizing a racial slur earlier this yr, according to the Tennessean. He later posted a 5-minute YouTube video apologizing for his actions, saying he was on “hour 72 of 72 of a bender” within the racist video.
“I admire those that nonetheless see one thing in me and have defended me, however, for as we speak, please do not,” Wallen mentioned on he video. “I used to be incorrect. It’s on me to take possession for this and I absolutely settle for any penalties I’m going through. The time of my return is solely upon me and the work I’ve put in.”
The Tennessean reported the billboards popped up June 8, 2021, the day earlier than the CMT Awards. The billboards mentioned they had been paid for by “Darleen Ingram and followers.”
“The followers are talking. Enough is Enough,” mentioned seven billboards within the Nashville space, in line with the Tennessean. “Music business we wish to be heard.”
The June billboards are no less than the third set to look from Wallen’s followers, the newspaper reported.
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