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[12/04/12 - 09:51 AM]
Country Music's Best and Brightest of 2012 Honored Last Night in Nashville at "CMT Artists of the Year"
The 90-minute special airs this Saturday, December 8, now at the earlier time of 10:00/9:00c.

[via press release from CMT]

COUNTRY MUSIC'S BEST AND BRIGHTEST OF 2012 HONORED LAST NIGHT IN NASHVILLE AT "CMT ARTISTS OF THE YEAR"

90-Minute Special Hosted by Rascal Flatts and Hayden Panettiere Premieres Saturday, December 8 on CMT

The Exclusive Night of Music Includes Appearances or Performances by Jason Aldean, Lady Antebellum, Luke Bryan, Rodney Carrington, Roger Clemens, Kenny Chesney, Eric Church, Sheryl Crow, Eli Young Band, Craig Ferguson, Mike Fisher, Morgan Freeman, Sammy Hagar, Merle Haggard, Hunter Hayes, James Hetfield, Chipper Jones, Toby Keith, Kid Rock, Miranda Lambert, Ludacris, Kacey Musgraves, Willie Robertson, Kenny Rogers, Thompson Square, Ryan Tedder, Carrie Underwood and Chris Young

NASHVILLE - December 4, 2012 - The stars aligned in Nashville last night for a celebrity-filled evening honoring the 2012 CMT ARTISTS OF THE YEAR with appearances or performances by some of the biggest names in entertainment and sports, including Jason Aldean, Lady Antebellum, Luke Bryan, Rodney Carrington, baseball great Roger Clemens, Kenny Chesney, Eric Church, Sheryl Crow, Eli Young Band, "Late Late Show" host Craig Ferguson, Nashville Predators' Mike Fisher, Academy Award(R) winning actor Morgan Freeman, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Sammy Hagar, Merle Haggard, Hunter Hayes, Metallica's James Hetfield, Atlanta Braves' Chipper Jones, Toby Keith, Kid Rock, Miranda Lambert, rapper Ludacris, Kacey Musgraves, "Duck Dynasty" star Willie Robertson, Kenny Rogers, Thompson Square, Grammy Award(R) winning record producer and OneRepublic frontman Ryan Tedder, Carrie Underwood and Chris Young. Country super group Rascal Flatts and "Nashville" actress Hayden Panettiere hosted the event that honors the top country acts of 2012 when it premieres on Saturday, December 8 at 10:00 p.m., ET/PT on CMT.

For the first time ever, CMT is keeping the illustrious list of honorees top secret until they are revealed on the night of Saturday, December 8. The 90-minute special is the most exclusive gathering of country music superstars of the year and celebrates the class of 2012 with an incredible evening of wall-to-wall performances and special appearances from others in entertainment. Past artists named as CMT Artists of the Year include Jason Aldean, Kenny Chesney, Lady Antebellum, Brad Paisley, Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood, and Zac Brown Band.

CMT ARTISTS OF THE YEAR is executive produced by John Hamlin, R.A. Clark and Margaret Comeaux.

During Saturday's premiere, join the conversation about CMT ARTISTS OF THE YEAR on CMT.com/AOTY/ and the official Facebook page, or follow @rascalflatts, @haydenpanettier and @CMT on Twitter using official hashtag #CMTAOTY.

CMT, a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), is the leading television and digital authority on country music and entertainment, reaching more than 92 million homes in the U.S. CMT and its website, CMT.com, offer an unparalleled mix of music, news, live concerts and series and is the top resource for country music on demand. The network's digital platforms include the 24-hour music channel, CMT Pure Country, CMT Mobile and CMT VOD.





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