Toby Keith and Cole Swindell Teaming Up for 2019 CMT Music Awards

Bobby Bones, 'This Is Us' actor Chris Sullivan and many more revealed as presenters.

Toby Keith and Cole Swindell Teaming Up for 2019 CMT Music Awards
Toby Keith; Photo credit: Andrew Southam; Cole Swindell; Photo credit: Joseph Llanes

Country icon Toby Keith and hit maker Cole Swindell have been added to the performance lineup of this week’s 2019 CMT Music Awards, along with a huge list of celebrity presenters.

Set to join an already star-studded cast of performers, Keith will take the stage Wednesday night (June 5th) at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena to showcase his name-checking chest thumper of a new single, “That’s Country Bro.” Then, Swindell is set to join in on “one of Keith’s biggest hits.”

Meanwhile, a long list of famous presenters has also been revealed. Bobby Bones, Brantley Gilbert, Carly Pearce, This Is Us actor Chris Sullivan, Cody Alan, Hunter Hayes, Jessie James Decker and Jimmie Allen will all be on hand, as well as Julia Michaels, JWoww, Kate Bosworth, Katie Cook, Kiefer Sutherland, Lindsay Ell, Maddie & Tae, Michael Ray, Michelle Monaghan, Midland, Modern Family’s Sarah Hyland and Trisha Yearwood.

Perviously announced performers for the “record-breaking” 2019 CMT Music Awards include Keith Urban, Luke Combs, Thomas Rhett, Maren Morris, Carrie Underwood, Dan + Shay, Luke Bryan and more – with the promise of surprise guests to come. Little Big Town will host the event for the second year, which airs live on Wednesday (June 5th) at 8 p.m. ET.

Fans can still vote for their favorite artists and videos at, right up until 11:59 p.m. ET on Tuesday (June 4th) for all categories.