Martina McBride, Julianne Hough Added to CMT Music Awards

Martina McBride and two-time Dancing With the Stars champ and Mercury Nashville recording artist Julianne Hough have been added as presenters at the 2008 CMT Music Awards airing live Monday (April 14) at 8 p.m. ET/PT on CMT and CMT.com. Billy Ray Cyrus and daughter Miley Cyrus will be hosting the show at The Curb Event Center at Nashville’s Belmont University. Previously-announced presenters include Jason Aldean, Jewel, Josh Turner, Miranda Lambert, Reba McEntire, Rodney Carrington, Sara Evans, Taylor Swift, the Eagles’ Joe Walsh and Timothy B. Schmit and actor Tim Daly (ABC’s Private Practice). Also presenting awards are Bobby Brown, John Rich and Maureen McCormick of Gone Country and Tom Arnold, host of CMT’s My Big Redneck Wedding, as well as judge Naomi Judd and host Rossi Morreale of CMT’s new series, Can You Duet. Performing on the show are Carrie Underwood, Sugarland, Brad Paisley, Rascal Flatts, Kenny Chesney, Toby Keith, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill, Alan Jackson, Taylor Swift, LeAnn Rimes, Keith Urban and Brooks & Dunn.