About the Show
Wednesday, June 08, 2016
CMT kicked off the summer with the 2016 CMT Music Awards which aired live from Nashville on June 8, 2016. Performers included Blake Shelton and The Oak Ridge Boys, Chris Stapleton, Florida Georgia Line, Jason Aldean, Keith Urban with Brett Eldredge and Maren Morris, Luke Bryan, Thomas Rhett, Cam and Fifth Harmony, Dierks Bentley with Elle King, Billy Ray Cyrus with Cheap Trick, Carrie Underwood, Pitbull with Leona Lewis and Cassadee Pope, and Little Big Town with Pharrell Williams. Additionally new acts Brothers Osborne, LOCASH, Maren Morris and Michael Ray performed on the Firestone stage.