Matt Case - April 4th, 2024 - 9:01am PDT 

    The 2024 CMT Music Awards, set to take place on Sunday, April 7th, are gearing up to be a highlight event in the world of country music. Broadcast live from Austin, Texas' Moody Center, the show will be hosted by Kelsea Ballerini, who is also among the performers for the evening.

    The event promises a lineup of stellar performances from renowned artists such as Bailey Zimmerman, Jelly Roll, Keith Urban, Lainey Wilson, Sam Hunt, Cody Johnson, Megan Moroney, Old Dominion, and Parker McCollum. Adding to the excitement, Brittney Spencer, Little Big Town, and Sugarland are also scheduled to perform, ensuring a night filled with memorable musical moments.

    An intriguing aspect of the CMT Music Awards is its fan-voted nature, allowing fans to have a direct say in who takes home the awards. Among the categories to look forward to is the CMT Digital-First Performance of the Year, featuring artists like Chase Rice, Dylan Scott, and Megan Moroney, highlighting performances created specifically for CMT's digital platforms.

    This year's event will also introduce the “June Carter Cash Humanitarian Award,” with country icon Trisha Yearwood being its first recipient. She is also set to perform, adding to the show's allure. The awards will be available for live streaming via Paramount+, ensuring that fans worldwide won't miss out on this celebration of country music.