‘CMT Artists of the Year’ Performers & Presenters Announced

Written by SLN Staff Writer
‘CMT Artists of the Year’ Performers & Presenters Announced

Performers for the inaugural CMT Artists of the Year special will include Darius Rucker, British singer-songwriter Adele, Amos Lee, Maroon 5 and Aerosmith’s Joe Perry. The show will air Dec. 3 at 8 p.m. ET on CMT.

Jason Aldean, Lady Antebellum, Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood and the Zac Brown Band will be honored as the top artists of the year based on retail sales, radio airplay, concert grosses and activity on CMT.com.

Luke Bryan, Martina McBride, Kid Rock, Randy Travis, Alabama’s Randy Owen and Paramore’s Hayley Williams will serve as presenters during the 90-minute special, which will be hosted by Academy Award winner Kevin Costner.