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How to Watch the 2020 CMT Music Awards

Here's what to expect...

Written by Lauren Laffer
How to Watch the 2020 CMT Music Awards
Kane Brown; Photo credit: Matthew Berinato; Sarah Hyland; Photo credit: Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for CMT

After several long months of waiting, the 2020 CMT Music Awards are finally upon us. Typically scheduled for June, this year’s celebration of country music videos was pushed back to the coronavirus pandemic. While Covid is still a serious threat, the network is taking all the precautions possible to put on a safe, yet entertaining, show for fans who have been stuck at home for months on end.

As we gear up for the CMT Awards, Sounds Like Nashville has compiled a rundown of what to expect from the night’s festivities and where you can watch. Get all the details about the awards below…

How to Watch: Fans can watch the 2020 CMT Music Awards on Wednesday, October 21st at 8:00PM ET/7:00PM CT. The show will be available on CMT, MTV, MTV2, Logo, Paramount Network, Pop and TV Land.

Hosts: Kane Brown, Ashley McBryde and Sarah Hyland are the three hosts taking charge of the night.

Performers: Fans can expect stand-out performances from Ashley McBrydeDan + ShayKane BrownLittle Big TownLuke Bryan, Sam HuntShania TwainMorgan WallenGabby Barrett, Maren MorrisCaylee HammackHARDYIngrid AndressMickey GuytonRiley GreenTravis Denning, Kelsea Ballerini with Halsey, Jimmie Allen with Noah Cyrus and Luke Combs with Brooks & Dunn.

Presenters: CMT has enlisted some of entertainment’s biggest names to hand out the night’s awards. Presenters include Brandi Carlile, Demi Lovato, Diplo, Idina Menzel, Jessica Chastain, Katy Perry, Kelly Clarkson, Rob Thomas, Tanya Tucker and Taylor Swift.

Winners: The CMT Awards are the only country music awards celebration that is entirely fan voted. While voting may be closed now, there is still one category up for grabs: Video of the Year. Voting is open for the top award of the night from now through the show. Who will win? We’ll find out soon! Visit vote.cmt.com to cast your vote now!

The 2020 CMT Music Awards air Wednesday, October 21st at 8:00PM ET/7:00PM CT on CMT, MTV, MTV2, Logo, Paramount Network, Pop and TV Land.