ADDITIONAL PERFORMERS LIGHT UP THE STAGE AT THE "2013 CMT MUSIC AWARDS"
CARRIE UNDERWOOD, DARIUS RUCKER, FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE, GEORGE STRAIT,
JASON ALDEAN, KEITH URBAN AND LADY ANTEBELLUM TO PERFORM
NASHVILLE - May 21, 2013 - The 2013 CMT MUSIC AWARDS is turning up the volume as Carrie Underwood, Darius Rucker, Florida Georgia Line, George Strait, Jason Aldean, Keith Urban and Lady Antebellum will perform during this year's live show on Wednesday, June 5 at 8:00 p.m., ET/PT on CMT and CMT.com. They will join country superstars Hunter Hayes, Little Big Town, Luke Bryan, Pistol Annies and Taylor Swift, who were announced as performers last week. Presenters will be announced soon.
Fans can vote online now at CMT.com, and on their mobile device at CMT Mobile or the CMT Insider app available on iPhone, iPad and Android now through June 2 to determine the winners. The six finalists for VIDEO OF THE YEAR will be announced at the beginning of the live show and fans can then vote at CMT.com, CMT mobile, on the CMT Insider app and via text message throughout the live telecast (ET/CT only) to determine the night's big winner.
Prior to the main event, the hottest stars in country, rock and pop culture entertainment will step out in their designer best at the 2013 CMT MUSIC AWARDS RED CARPET, hosted by CMT's Cody Alan, Katie Cook and Allison DeMarcus LIVE on Wednesday, June 5 at 7:00 p.m., ET/PT on CMT and CMT.com. The CMT hosts will report live from the star-studded red carpet with exclusive interviews, candid moments and a first look at the fashion choices of the night's biggest stars.
Veteran live event producer Michael Dempsey returns to executive produce the 2013 CMT MUSIC AWARDS alongside director Joe DeMaio. John Hamlin and Margaret Comeaux serve as executive producers for CMT.
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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.