Kristofferson Tribute Planned for CMT Music Awards

Kris Kristofferson will be the subject of an on-air tribute package during the 2007 CMT Music Awards on Monday (April 16) in Nashville. Willie Nelson, Keith Urban and Gretchen Wilson, as well as members of the film community such as Russell Crowe, Martin Scorcese and Luke Wilson, will honor Kristofferson as he accepts the Johnny Cash Visionary Award. In related news, Big & Rich, Randy Owen, Blake Shelton and Ross “the Intern” Mathews (The Tonight Show With Jay Leno) have been added to the presenter lineup.