2018 CMT Music Awards: Presenters Revealed

2018 cmt music awards presenters

photo: Luke Combs/ Lauren Alaina Facebook

The long list of celebrity 2018 CMT Music Awards presenters has been made public! Find out who will be handing out the honors here!

The 2018 CMT Music Awards are right around the corner and the celebrity presenters have been made public! Here’s the official list…

Lauren Alaina, Leon Bridges, Luke Combs, RaeLynn, Rascal Flatts, Sugarland, the Backstreet Boys, Cody Alan (CMT), Katie Cook (CMT), Kaitlin Doubleday (Nashville), Lennon and Maisy Stella (Nashville), Bobby Bones, Courtney Force (NHRA drag racer), Garrett Hedlund (actor), Hoda Kotb (TODAY), Johnny Knoxville, Joel McHale (actor, comedian), Chrissy Metz (This Is Us), P.K. Subban (Nashville Predators), and Lindsey Vonn (Olympian) will all be on hand to give out the awards!

As announced previously, the event will also feature performances by Carrie Underwood, Jason Aldean, Florida Georgia LineDan + Shay, and The Backstreet Boys! These stars recently joined an already jam-packed lineup featuring Blake SheltonChris StapletonKelly ClarksonKelsea Ballerini, Luke Bryan, and Sam Hunt! The show will also include some collaborations as Dierks Bentley and Brothers Osborne team up and Darius Rucker performs with Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, and Lady Antebellum’s Charles Kelley. Country music group Little Big Town will host the event at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on June 6th at 8 p.m. ET!

Prior to the ceremony, NBC’s TODAY with host a special morning pre-party where Shelton and Hoda Kotb will announce the five finalists for the ‘Video of the Year’ category live from the Oklahoman’s new Ole Red venue on Music City’s Lower Broadway. Shelton is nominated for the night’s top honor, as well as ‘Male Video of the Year’ for his hit song “I’ll Name the Dogs.”

Voting to determine the winners in each category just closed today. Voting for ‘Video of the Year’ will continue all day and throughout the special on Twitter.

Check out all of the nominees below!

2018 CMT Music Awards Nominees

Video of the Year
* Final nominees for this category will be announced the morning of the show, with final voting held on Twitter during the live telecast.

Bebe Rexha feat. Florida Georgia Line, “Meant To Be”
Blake Shelton, “I’ll Name The Dogs”
Brett Young, “Mercy”
Brothers Osborne, “It Ain’t My Fault”
Carrie Underwood feat. Ludacris, “The Champion”
Dan + Shay, “Tequila”
Jason Aldean, “You Make It Easy”
Justin Timberlake feat. Chris Stapleton, “Say Something”
Kane Brown feat. Lauren Alaina, “What Ifs”
Kelsea Ballerini, “Legends”
Luke Combs, “When It Rains It Pours”
Thomas Rhett, “Marry Me”

Male Video of the Year

Blake Shelton, “I’ll Name The Dogs”
Dustin Lynch, “Small Town Boy”
Jason Aldean, “You Make It Easy”
Jon Pardi, “Heartache On The Dance Floor”
Luke Bryan, “Light It Up”
Thomas Rhett, “Marry Me”

Female Video of the Year

Carly Pearce, “Every Little Thing”
Carrie Underwood feat. Ludacris, “The Champion”
Kelsea Ballerini, “Legends”
Lauren Alaina, “Doin’ Fine”
Maren Morris, “I Could Use A Love Song”
Miranda Lambert, “Tin Man” From 2017 ACM Awards

Duo Video of the Year

Big & Rich, “California”
Brothers Osborne, “It Ain’t My Fault”
Dan + Shay, “Tequila”
Florida Georgia Line, “Smooth”
High Valley, “She’s With Me”
Tim McGraw & Faith Hill, “Speak To A Girl”

Group Video of the Year

Lady Antebellum, “You Look Good”
LANCO, “Greatest Love Story”
Little Big Town, “When Someone Stops Loving You”
Midland, “Make A Little”
Old Dominion, “No Such Thing As A Broken Heart”
Rascal Flatts, “Yours If You Want It”
Zac Brown Band, “My Old Man”

Breakthrough Video of the Year

Carly Pearce, “Every Little Thing”
Danielle Bradbery, “Sway”
Devin Dawson, “All On Me”
LANCO, “Greatest Love Story”
Russell Dickerson, “Yours”
Walker Hayes, “You Broke Up With Me”

Collaborative Video of the Year

Bebe Rexha feat. Florida Georgia Line, “Meant To Be”
Carrie Underwood feat. Ludacris, “The Champion”
Cole Swindell feat. Dierks Bentley, “Flatliner”
Justin Timberlake feat. Chris Stapleton, “Say Something”
Kane Brown feat. Lauren Alaina, “What Ifs”
Thomas Rhett feat. Maren Morris, “Craving You”

CMT Performance of the Year

Andra Day, Common, Little Big Town, Lee Ann Womack and Danielle Bradbery, “Stand Up For Something” (From 2017 CMT Artists of the Year)
Backstreet Boys and Florida Georgia Line, “Everybody” (From CMT Crossroads)
Charles Kelley, Jason Aldean, Darius Rucker and Derek Trucks, “Midnight Rider” (From 2017 CMT Music Awards)
Earth, Wind & Fire and Lady Antebellum, “September” (From CMT Crossroads)
Jason Aldean, Keith Urban, Chris Stapleton and Little Big Town, “I Won’t Back Down” (From 2017 CMT Artists of the Year)
Keith Urban feat. Carrie Underwood, “The Fighter” (From 2017 CMT Music Awards)

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