CMT to Telecast Live Announcement of CMA Nominations

CMT will televise the announcement of the final nominees for the 2005 CMA Awards live on Wednesday (Sept. 7) at 10:15 a.m. ET during a special edition of CMT Insider. Keith Urban and Lee Ann Womack will reveal the final nominees in all 12 categories during a press conference at Time Warner Center in New York City. CMT’s Lance Smith will cover the event live from New York City while CMT’s Katie Cook will be joined in Nashville by one of country’s hottest new bands, Sugarland. The announcement will air exclusively on CMT. The 39th annual CMA Awards will be broadcast live from New York City’s Madison Square Garden on Nov. 15 on CBS.