The first round of performers for the 2022 CMT Music Awards are here, and they are so good.
Revealed earlier this morning by CMT (March 22), Kelsea Ballerini, Kane Brown, Luke Combs, Cody Johnson, Miranda Lambert, Little Big Town, Maren Morris + Ryan Hurd, Carly Pearce, Cole Swindell + Lainey Wilson and Keith Urban are all expected to light up the stage with show-stopping performances and epic collaborations during country music’s only fan-voted award ceremony.
The announcement comes off the heels of the network revealing its nominees for the 2022 CMT Music Awards, with superstar Kane Brown leading the star-studded nominations with four nods; co-host Kelsea Ballerini, Mickey Guyton and first-time nominees BRELAND and Cody Johnson follow close behind with three each. Tenille Arts, Priscilla Block, H.E.R., Paul Klein of LANY, MacKenzie Porter, Elvie Shane, Caitlyn Smith and Brittney Spencer also received their first CMT recognition, with 10 total first-time nominees across all categories. Fans can vote for their favorites until April 4th here.
Hosted by Kelsea Ballerini and Anthony Mackie the 2022 CMT Music Awards will air LIVE from Nashville, Tennessee on Monday, April 11th @ 8/7c on CBS and Paramount+.
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