CMT has announced a star-studded lineup of guests for this year’s 2019 CMT Artists of the Year celebration. Some of the biggest names in entertainment will grace the stage at Nashville’s Schermerhorn Symphony Center to celebrate the deserving honorees.
During the broadcast, This Is Us star Chrissy Metz will perform on behalf of first-time honoree Luke Combs. Lady Antebellum and Sam Hunt will team up for a special tribute to Artist of a Lifetime recipient Reba McEntire. Her award will be presented by Vince Gill, with fellow presenters including Bones, Galecki, Chavis and Maddie & Tae.
The 90-minute special will also feature performances from the 2019 CMT Artists of the Year honorees Carrie Underwood, Dan + Shay, Kane Brown and Thomas Rhett, as well as Breakout Artist of the Year, Ashley McBryde.
The 2019 Artists of the Year will air live on CMT from the Schermerhorn Symphony Center on Wednesday, Oct. 16 at 8/7c.
Visit cmt.com/artists-of-the-year for more information.