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Carrie Underwood, Tim McGraw and More to Join CMT ‘Heroes’ Special

Luke Combs, Sam Hunt, Kane Brown and more will salute COVID-19 heroes.

Carrie Underwood, Tim McGraw and More to Join CMT ‘Heroes’ Special
NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 08: Tim McGraw (L) and Carrie Underwood pose backstage at the 2016 CMT Music awards at the Bridgestone Arena on June 8, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for CMT)

A second round of superstars has been added to the lineup of CMT Celebrates Our Heroes: An Artists of the Year Special, with the at-home tribute show less than a month away.

Now set to include Brandi Carlile, Carrie Underwood, Darius Rucker, Kane BrownLuke Combs, Sam Hunt and Tim McGraw, plus actress Kristen Bell and contemporary Christian star Lauren Daigle, the talent-packed “virtual tribute” will feature a night full of performances and heartfelt callouts, all meant to let country’s biggest names “recognize the most vital and inspirational Americans on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic.”

Previously announced performers include Brothers Osborne, Florida Georgia Line, Kelsea Ballerini, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town, Miranda Lambert and Thomas Rhett, with all the stars joining the broadcast from their homes.

They and the others will aim to highlight unsung heroes in the fields of Healthcare, Education, Business, Community Leaders, Food Industry, Infrastructure, First Responders, the U.S. Military and more, with producers currently looking for stories of unsung heroes to be included in the show. Fans who know of someone who should be recognized can submit their information here.

CMT Celebrates Our Heroes: An Artists of the Year Special will air Wednesday, June 3 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. The show is a rebrand of the annual CMT Artists of the Year special and takes the place of the postponed CMT Music Awards, which have been moved to October 14.