2015 CMT Music Awards Confirm Superstar Performers

Get Ready for Underwood, FGL, Aldean, Urban, Chesney, Lady A, Luke Bryan

Carrie Underwood, Florida Georgia Line, Jason Aldean, Keith Urban, Kenny Chesney, Lady Antebellum and Luke Bryan are on the first list of performers announced for the 2015 CMT Music Awards.

The star-studded lineup was announced Tuesday morning (May 19). Additional performers, presenters and the host for the loudest night in country music will be revealed in the weeks to come.

The awards show will be broadcast live from Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on June 10 at 8 p.m. ET/PT.

CMT last week unveiled nominations for the awards, which include more than 45 nominated artists and groups. This year, each performer on the initial list multiple nominations.

Underwood is the frontrunner with five awards nominations, including two in the video of the year category for “Something in the Water” and “Somethin’ Bad,” the latter a collaboration with Miranda Lambert. Underwood also received two nominations for video of the year — for “Little Toy Guns” and “Something in the Water”). She and Lambert also picked up a collaborative video of the year nod for “Somethin’ Bad.”

Lady Antebellum and Kenny Chesney followed with an impressive four nominations each. Florida Georgia Line and Jason Aldean earned a respective three nominations, while Keith Urban and Luke Bryan both scored two nods.

To celebrate the upcoming performances, CMT will be airing nominee videos during morning music hours, while CMT Pure, CMT’s 24-hour music channel, will feature nomination blocks by category throughout the day. In addition, CMT Radio will feature performer interviews on both CMT After Midnite and CMT Radio Live.

Fans can vote now via through June 7 at 11:59 p.m. ET to determine the winners. The six finalists for video of the year will be announced at the beginning of the live show, and fans can then vote at throughout the live telecast (ET/CT only) to determine the night’s big winner.

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