Sugarland, Lambert, Cowboy Troy Tapped for CMT Pre-Party

Country fans will be treated to a free concert featuring Sugarland, Miranda Lambert and Cowboy Troy on Monday (April 11) during the 2005 CMT Music Awards Pre-Party. Big & Rich will be Cowboy Troy’s special musical guests during the event that CMT will telecast live from downtown Nashville immediately prior to the 2005 CMT Music Awards at the Gaylord Entertainment Center. Hosted by Katie Cook, Lance Smith and Jonathan Torrens (host of CMT’s new series Popularity Contest), the 90-minute pre-party kicks off at 6:30 p.m. ET. The 2005 CMT Music Awards, hosted by Jeff Foxworthy, will be telecast at 8 p.m. ET. The awards show will also be telecast on the West Coast at 8 p.m. PT.