Hank Williams Jr. Selected for CMT Giants

Tim McGraw and Brad Paisley will be among those paying tribute to Hank Williams Jr. during CMT Giants, a two-hour special set to air on Nov. 17. Kid Rock, Gretchen Wilson, Lynyrd Skynyrd and blues legend Buddy Guy will also perform at the taping taking place Oct. 25 at the Gibson Amphitheatre in Los Angeles. Jimmy Kimmel and Terry Bradshaw will serve as presenters, and more performers will be announced at a later date. Tickets go on sale via Ticketmaster on Sept. 22. Reba McEntire was the first artist honored when CMT Giants was launched in 2006.