First round of performers revealed for 2024 “CMT MUSIC AWARDS” airing LIVE April 7th on CBS from Austin’s Moody Center

Bailey Zimmerman, Jelly Roll, Keith Urban, Lainey Wilson and Sam Hunt join host Kelsea Ballerini as performers at the 2024 CMT MUSIC AWARDS,airing LIVE from Austin, Texas’ Moody Center on Sunday, April 7th (8:00-11:00 PM ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network and available to stream live and on demand on Paramount+.*

  • Bailey Zimmerman
    • The rising country hitmaker will break from his completely sold out solo touring run to perform on the CMT MUSIC AWARDS stage, treating fans to a first-time performance of current single “Where It Ends.” He also looks to take home his first CMT belt buckle for “Male Video of the Year.”
  • Jelly Roll
    • Last year, the multi-genre hitmaker dominated the 2023 show with his first major award show performance and win, ultimately becoming the night’s most winningest artist with a total of 3 trophies. He returns LIVE to the CMT stage for another show-stopping performance and as a leading nominee with 3 nods, including his first chance at taking home the night’s biggest award for “Video of the Year.”
  • Keith Urban
    • With 9 total career wins, the 4x GRAMMY® winner will command the stage for a record 20th performance – the most in CMTMA history! – bringing a high-energy, world premiere performance of “Straight Line,” the first single from his upcoming 12th studio album. 
  • Lainey Wilson
    • Fresh off her GRAMMY® win, the multi-faceted singer-songwriter and breakout Yellowstone star will continue her record-setting year with a return to the CMT stage for a performance of new song “Country’s Cool Again.” Lainey is again tied for the most nominations of the night and will compete for 3 more awards, including the night’s biggest category, “Video of the Year.” 
  • Sam Hunt 
    • Returning to the CMTMA stage between stops of his arena-headlining Outskirts Tour, the 9x CMT nominee and former “Breakthrough Video of the Year” winner will debut a brand new song.
  • Additional performers, presenters and details about the 2024 CMT MUSIC AWARDS on CBS will be announced soon. 

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