Paramount Global’s country tentpole returns for global premiere on America’s Most Watched Network following record-setting 2023 ratings
- The 2024 CMT MUSIC AWARDS will return LIVE from Austin, Texas’ Moody Center on Sunday, April 7, 2024 (8:00-11:00 PM, ET/delayed PT)on the CBS Television Network, and available to stream live and on demand via Paramount+ with SHOWTIME*.
- Paramount Global’s signature country tentpole returns for its third consecutive year on America’s Most Watched Network following record-setting 2023 ratings.
- The 2023 CMT MUSIC AWARDS on the CBS Television Network scored its biggest audience ever, with the broadcast reaching 6.18 million viewers (+5%)^ and live stream posting +16% YTY gains.~
- EXECUTIVE QUOTES:
- CMT MUSIC AWARDS Executive Producers (Margaret Comeaux, John Hamlin & Leslie Fram): “We couldn’t be more excited to bring the CMT MUSIC AWARDS on CBS back to Austin in 2024! From the electrifying, sold-out Moody Center crowd to fans packing the streets for our outdoor Congress stage, and Bevo himself walking the Red Carpet, our Texas-sized welcome proved to be one of our biggest and most unforgettable shows yet. We’re thankful to our incredible partners at Moody Center and with the City of Austin and are thrilled to bring CMT’s signature blend of world premieres, genre-blending surprises and once-in-a-lifetime collaborations back this April!”
- Jeff Nickler, Senior Vice President, Oak View Group: “Oak View Group and Moody Center are honored to welcome CMT, CBS, and Paramount back to Austin. We look forward to building upon the success of last year’s record-breaking event and to hosting another sold-out audience for Country Music’s biggest party.”
- Austin Mayor Kirk Watson: “The CMT Music Awards are coming back to Austin in 2024, and we couldn’t be more excited. As the ‘Live Music Capital of the World,’ Austin is no stranger to celebrating its vibrant music community and showcasing an eclectic array of musical talents. We’re proud that the CMT Music Awards are returning to Austin, and we can’t wait to welcome artists and visitors to our city.”
- Tom Noonan, President & CEO, Visit Austin: “We are excited Austin will once again play host to the CMT Music Awards at the Moody Center. Last year’s event featured some amazing artists, brought thousands of visitors to our city and had all eyes on the Live Music Capital of the World. We look forward to another amazing event on Sunday, April 7, live from Austin, Texas.”