2018 CMT Music Awards performers will include Blake Shelton, Chris Stapleton, Kelly Clarkson, Kelsea Ballerini, Luke Bryan and Sam Hunt, with additional performers to be announced soon. The 2018 CMT Music Awards will be broadcast live from Bridgestone Arena in Nashville. on Wednesday, June 6 at 8 pm ET/ PT.
In her CMT Music Awards debut, pop superstar Kelly Clarkson will premiere her rendition of iconic rock hit, “American Woman,” the theme of the upcoming Paramount Network series of the same title debuting June 7.
Fans can vote for their favorite artists now via CMT.com until Monday, June 4th for categories including Video of the Year, Male Video of the Year, Female Video of the Year,, Duo Video of the Year, Group Video of the Year, Breakthrough Video of the Year, Collaborative Video of the Year and CMT Performance of the Year.
The 2018 CMT Music Awards nominations announcement made history last week, as pop sensations Bebe Rexha, with her record-breaking, chart-topping collaboration “Meant to Be” with Florida Georgia Line, and Justin Timberlake, with “Say Something” featuring Chris Stapleton, received first time nods for the highly coveted Video of the Year. The additional lineup of country stars vying for the title include Blake Shelton, Brett Young, Brothers Osborne, Carrie Underwood featuring Ludacris, Dan + Shay, Jason Aldean, Kane Brown featuring Lauren Alaina, Kelsea Ballerini, Luke Combs and Thomas Rhett. Up for four nominations each, Carrie Underwood (who also currently holds the title of most “CMT Music Awards” wins), Florida Georgia Line and Jason Aldean are tied for most nods.