First Performers Announced for the '2012 CMT Music Awards' Including Kenny Chesney, Carrie Underwood and Lady Antebellum
via press release:
KENNY CHESNEY, LADY ANTEBELLUM, LITTLE BIG TOWN,
BRAD PAISLEY, CARRIE UNDERWOOD AND ZAC BROWN BAND
TO ROCK THE STAGE AT THE ‘2012 CMT MUSIC AWARDS’
Tickets for the Live Show On-Sale Monday, May 21
NASHVILLE – May 14, 2012 – The 2012 CMT MUSIC AWARDS is guaranteed to be the hottest ticket in town this summer with performers including Kenny Chesney, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town, Brad Paisley, Carrie Underwood and Zac Brown Band during this year’s live show. Country music’s first fan-voted awards show, now in its 11th year, will broadcast from Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday, June 6 at 8:00 p.m., ET/PT on CMT and CMT.com. Additional performers, along with host and presenters will be announced soon.
Tickets for the show will go on sale Monday, May 21 at 11:00 a.m. ET/10:00 a.m. CT at all Ticketmaster outlets and the Bridgestone Arena Box Office.
Fans can vote online 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 4 to determine the winners. The five 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.
Michael Dempsey will executive produce the 2012 CMT MUSIC AWARDS alongside director Joe DeMaio. John Hamlin and Margaret Comeaux serve as executive producers for CMT.
For more information as it becomes available, follow CMT on Twitter (@FollowCMT), hashtag #CMTawards and become a fan of the CMT MUSIC AWARDS on Facebook.