Music City is coming to your front room! The 2022 CMT Music Awards will airs dwell from Nashville, Tennessee, on Monday, April 11, and each main nation star goes to be there.
Kelsea Ballerini will return as host the occasion, and the nation goddess could have some assist from an Avenger. New Captain America actor Anthony Mackie, who’s from New Orleans, will be part of the “Heartfirst” singer to emcee the CMT Awards, which air dwell on CBS at 8 p.m. ET.
Mackie, 43, mentioned throughout a March look on Today that he loves nation music as a result of of “the stories, the beauty of the music, everything about it.” He added, “There’s a young man, BRELAND, that’s out now, and I absolutely love the stories that they tell. Being an actor, you know, stories — that’s my hobby. That’s my passion.”
He’ll have a lot of star-studded storytellers to observe. Many of the nominees will take the stage to carry out their hits. Ballerini, 28, will, of course, get a change to sing, and different performers embody Mickey Guyton and Black Pumas, Old Dominion, Carrie Underwood, Kane Brown, Cody Johnson, Miranda Lambert, Little Big Town, Maren Morris and Ryan Hurd, Carly Pearce, Cole Swindell and Lainey Wilson, Keith Urban and The Judds.
Kenny Chesney will carry the CMT Awards to a detailed along with his hit, “Beer in Mexico.” The performer loves bringing his dwell performances to the small display screen, which is able to give followers a style of his upcoming tour.
“When you do video right, it’s a lot like hitting the stage with everything you’ve got,” Chesney, 54, mentioned in an announcement through CMT. “You can give people so much more than a song or a record; you can show them the power and the emotion that’s driving what’s inside the songs. So, for us to come be part of this Monday, it’s bringing who we are during concerts to a place where people have seen so many of these videos. And it’s always great to be able to close down the night!”
It’s not simply new hits which are being honored this year. The Trending Comeback Song of the Year is a brand new class that honors fan-favorite tunes which are experiencing a second life. Taylor Swift‘s “Love Story” scored a nod after last year’s Fearless re-release, and Reba McEntire‘s “I’m a Survivor,” which was revived due to TikTok, can also be within the class.
Check out the complete record of nominees beneath and verify again all through the evening for the record of winners: