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[10/10/19 - 09:48 AM]
Star-Studded List of Performers & Presenters Revealed for "2019 CMT Artists of the Year"
The growing list includes some of the biggest stars from music, television and entertainment including Bobby Bones, Chrissy Metz, Johnny Galecki, Lady Antebellum, Lauren Akins, Lonnie Chavis, Maddie & Tae, Sam Hunt, Vince Gill and more.

[via press release from CMT]

STAR-STUDDED LIST OF PERFORMERS & PRESENTERS REVEALED FOR "2019 CMT ARTISTS OF THE YEAR"

Bobby Bones, Chrissy Metz, Johnny Galacki, Lady Antebellum, Lauren Akins, Lonnie Chavis, Maddie & Tae, Sam Hunt, Vince Gill & More Added to Lineup for 10th Annual Special Premiering LIVE from Nashville on Wednesday, October 16 at 8pm ET/PT on CMT

NASHVILLE - October 10, 2019 - CMT today revealed its star-studded lineup of performers and presenters for the "2019 CMT Artists of the Year" special, airing LIVE from Nashville's Schermerhorn Symphony Center on Wednesday, October 16 at 8pm ET/PT on CMT. The growing list includes some of the biggest stars from music, television and entertainment including Bobby Bones, Chrissy Metz, Johnny Galecki, Lady Antebellum, Lauren Akins, Lonnie Chavis, Maddie & Tae, Sam Hunt, Vince Gill and more.

The 90-minute special will feature LIVE performances from "2019 CMT Artists of the Year" honorees Carrie Underwood, Dan + Shay, Kane Brown, Thomas Rhett and "Breakout Artist of the Year" awardee, Ashley McBryde. "This Is Us" actress Chrissy Metz will debut a special performance in honor of first-time "CMT Artists of the Year" honoree, Luke Combs.

Two-time "CMT Artists of the Year" recipient Lady Antebellum will take the stage, as will country powerhouse Sam Hunt, to recognize previously announced "Artist of a Lifetime" recipient Reba McEntire, to celebrate her legendary success. Her award will be bestowed by fellow country music icon Vince Gill, who joins a growing list of presenters, including multi-media personality Bobby Bones, Johnny Galecki ("The Big Bang Theory"), philanthropist and wife of honoree Thomas Rhett, Lauren Akins, Lonnie Chavis ("This Is Us"), country duo Maddie & Tae and more for the 10th annual celebration.

"CMT Artists of the Year" is executive produced by CMT's Margaret Comeaux and Switched On Entertainment's John Hamlin; the Executives in Charge of Production are Jackie Barba and Heather D. Graffagnino.

For updates, visit CMTAOTY.CMT.com, follow @CMT on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube and use #CMTAOTY to join the conversation.

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ABOUT CMT

CMT is the leading authority on country music and lifestyle, offering a mix of original series, music events and specials. CMT is everywhere its fans are including two cable channels (CMT and the 24-hour music channel, CMT Music), radio (CMT Radio), digital (CMT.com) and social (CMT on Facebook, CMT on Instagram and CMT on Twitter). CMT is a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB). For more information, please visit CMTPress.com.





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