The 2021 CMT Music Awards are right around the corner! Country music fans, get ready to show your favorite singers just how much you appreciate them. As the only country music awards show that lets fans decide the winners, the CMT Music Awards ranks number one on many country artists’ wish lists.
Ready to vote for your top country music singers? Find out how, plus when and who to watch at the 2021 CMT Music Awards below!
When And Where To Watch
The 2021 CMT Music Awards has set the date, the time, the channel, and the performers.
The fan-voted award show will broadcast Wednesday, June 9 at 8 p.m. ET/7 p.m. CT. Channels streaming the show include CMT, MTV, MTV2, Logo, Paramount Network and TV Land.
And get ready for a star-studded line-up of country music singers and groups. CMT turned to Twitter to share the excitement.
🚨THIS JUST IN 🚨— CMT (@CMT) May 19, 2021
The first #CMTawards performers are HERE! Don't miss it, June 9 at 8/7c!
🎤 @brothersosborne + @DierksBentley
🎤 @MarenMorris + @jpsaxe
🎤 @MickeyGuyton + @MsGladysKnight
🎤 @mirandalambert + @JackIngram + @jonrandallmusic pic.twitter.com/xtOa37zDjG
The 2021 CMT Music Awards show performers reads like a list of “who’s who in the country music world.” Among the performers:
- Brothers Osborne teams up with Dierks Bentley for the ultimate country collaboration.
- Rising star Mickey Guyton, nominated three times, gets the honor of teaming up with the legendary songstress Gladys Knight.
- Another rising star in the country music world, Maren Morris collaborates with JP Saxe.
- Remember The Marfa Tapes, a collaborative album? Get ready to cheer for Miranda Lambert, Jack Ingram, and Jon Randall’s performance.
- Chris Stapleton and Luke Combs complete the list of country music artists unveiled thus far, with more singers scheduled for announcements later this month.
2021 CMT Music Awards Nominations: How To Cast YOUR Vote!
Voting for the 2021 CMT Music Awards has opened, following the nomination announcements earlier this month. Among the list of nominees are:
- Maren Morris and Miranda Lambert vie for top honors, garnering four nominations each.
- Kane Brown and Kelsea Ballerini will host. The two country music artists, along with Little Big Town and Mickey Guyton, received three nominations.
- A “baker’s dozen” of artists got excited with the news of their very first CMT Music Awards nominations! Those first timers include Mickey Guyton, Dylan Scott, Hailey Whitters, HARDY, Lainey Wilson, Margo Price, Nathaniel Rateliff, Niko Moon, Noah Cyrus, Parmalee, Ryan Hurd, Tyler Hubbard and Willie Jones.
And any line-up of country music artists isn’t complete without Carrie Underwood. The American Idol winner earned her place in the record book as the singer with the most wins (22).
This year, Carrie will vie for two additional trophies. Underwood got nominated for collaborating with another music icon, John Legend.
Ready to cast YOUR vote? Visit cmt.com/cmt-music-awards/vote/ to choose your favorite country music artists among the nominees. You can vote up to 10 times in each category.
However, make sure that you’ve chosen wisely: After you submit your ballot, your choices are locked in. You can return to the site to vote daily.
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