CMT revealed a new round of can’t miss superstar performances and all-star collaborations set to light up Music City during the 2022 CMT Music Awards.
On Thursday, April 7, the awards show revealed new additions to the already star-studded performance lineup.
Jason Aldean, Bryan Adams, Jimmie Allen, Little Big Town, Monica, Walker Hayes, Thomas Rhett and Riley Green are the newest additions to the performance lineup.
Aldean will join forces with Adams for a once-in-a-lifetime collaboration, while Allen, Monica and Little Big Town are set to team up for a special performance. Rhett and Green will presumably perform their new duet from Rhett’s latest project, Where We Started, and Hayes will also take the stage during the 3-hour CBS Broadcast.
The newly revealed performers will join previously announced powerhouse performances and world collaborations, including co-host Kelsea Ballerini, Kane Brown, Mickey Guyton + Black Pumas, Cody Johnson, Miranda Lambert, Little Big Town, Maren Morris + Ryan Hurd, Old Dominion, Carly Pearce, Cole Swindell + Lainey Wilson, Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban, plus the first televised performance in over two decades from the legendary duo The Judds.
Emerging artists Priscilla Block, BRELAND, Jessie James Decker, Parker McCollum, Elvie Shane and Caitlyn Smith will also perform from the Ram Trucks Side Stage.
In addition to announcing new performers, the coveted awards show also revealed that Gabby Barrett, Jimmie Allen, Kacey Musgraves, Taylor Lautner, Dennis Quaid, Gayle King, Rob Corrdry, Jordan Davis, Billy Gibbons, Joel McHale, Martina McBride, Dylan Scott, LeAnn Rimes, and Queer Eye‘s Bobby Berk, Karamo Brown, Tan France and Antoni Porowski will take the stage as presenters.
Nominations for the 2022 CMT MUSIC AWARDS were revealed earlier this year, with superstar Kane Brown leading the star-studded nominations with four nods; 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.
Carrie Underwood remains the most decorated artist in CMT history with 23 wins, as she readies to compete for two additional trophies: her 10th “Video of the Year” win and “Collaborative Video of the Year,” both for her collaboration with Jason Aldean.
Co-hosted by Kelsea Ballerini and Anthony Mackie, CMT Music Awards will air live from Nashville, Tennessee, on Monday, April 11 at 8/7c via CBS Network.
The entirely fan-voted award show will also be available to stream live and on-demand via Paramount+.