The ninth annual CMT Music Awards show will be broadcast live from Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on June 9 on CMT and CMT.com. Tickets go on sale April 10 at all Ticketmaster outlets and the arena box office. The announcement of the date and venue was made Tuesday (March 16). The awards honor the best country music videos of the year and will feature live performances from some of country’s biggest stars. Host and performance information will be revealed at a later date. The first round of nominations will be announced on April 5. Fans can get more information as it becomes available on CMT.com, Twitter (@FollowCMT) or by becoming a fan of the CMT Music Awards on Facebook. The CMT Music Awards show takes place the night before the official start of the CMA Music Festival which runs June 10-13 in downtown Nashville.