Everything You Need to Know About Tonight’s “CMT Artists of the Year” Special

Everything You Need to Know About Tonight’s “CMT Artists of the Year” Special

From honorees and awards to performers and presenters, here’s everything a country music fan needs to know about CMT’s Artists of the Year television special.

  • Date: Oct. 16
  • Time: 8 p.m. ET
  • Location: Nashville’s Schermerhorn Symphony Center
  • Television Station: CMT
  • Honorees: Carrie Underwood, Dan + Shay, Kane Brown, Luke Combs and Thomas Rhett
  • Artist of a Lifetime Award: Reba McEntire
  • Breakout Artist of the Year Award: Ashley McBryde
  • Performers: Carrie Underwood, Dan + Shay, Kane Brown, Thomas Rhett, Ashley McBryde, Sam Hunt, Lady Antebellum and Chrissy Metz
  • Presenters: Vince Gill, Maddie & Tae, Bobby Bones, Johnny Galecki, Lauren Akins and Lonnie Chavis

photos by Curtis Hilbun, AFF-USA.com

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