You’ll Never Believe Who Was at Past CMT Music Awards

You Never Know Who Will Show Up

Every year, one of our favorite parts of the CMT Music Awards is waiting to see who will show up. Past CMT Awards have had some impressive (and surprising) guest lists, which leaves us wondering, who will steal the show this year?

While we ponder, let’s take a look back at our favorite party crashers from past CMT Awards.

  1. Pamela Anderson

    Pamela Anderson  (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
    The bodacious blonde co-hosted the awards in 2003.
  2. Singer Miley Cyrus attends the 2008 CMT Music Awards at the Curb Events Center at Belmont University on April 14, 2008 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic)
    The “Wrecking Ball” singer co-hosted and performed at the 2008 show.
  3. (L-R) Musicians Joe Don Rooney, Jay DeMarcus, Justin Bieber, Gary LeVox, and Martina McBride on stage at the 2011 CMT Music Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on June 8, 2011 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Mike Coppola/WireImage)
    The pop star won collaborative video of the year with Rascal Flatts for “That Should Be Me” in 2011.
  4. Snoop Dogg

    Jason Aldean and Snoop Dogg on stage during the 2008 CMT Music Awards at the Curb Events Center at Belmont University on April 14, 2008 in Nashville, Tennessee.
    The 2008 CMT Awards audience loved seeing Snoop Dog take the CMT stage with Jason Aldean.
  5. Bon Jovi

    Jon Bon Jovi during 2007 CMT Music Awards - Arrivals at The Curb Event Center at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee, United States. (Photo by Tony R. Phipps/WireImage)
    Bon Jovi not only presented at the 2007 show but also took home collaborative video of the year in 2006 (with Jennifer Nettles) and 2008 (with LeAnn Rimes).
  6. Singer Bobby Brown poses in the press room during the 2008 CMT Music Awards at the Curb Events Center at Belmont University on April 14, 2008 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic)
    The R&B singer was a presenter in 2008.
  7. Carrot Top

    2002
    The famous redhead graced us with his presence in 2002.
  8. T-Pain

    NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 16:  Rapper T-Pain attends the 2009 CMT Music Awards at the Sommet Center on June 16, 2009 in Nashville, Tennessee.  (Photo by Tony R. Phipps/WireImage)
    T-Pain debuted his unforgettable duet with Taylor Swift called “Thug Story” at the 2009 show.
  9. John Corbett

    The Sex and the City star presented buckles in 2004 and 2006. Corbett will be coming back to CMT this month on season one of Still The King.
  10. Tony Hawk

    NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 06:   Professional skateboarder Tony Hawk arrives at the 2012 CMT Music awards the Bridgestone Arena on June 6, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee.  (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
    The professional skateboarder presented back in 2012.
  11. Shawn Johnson

    NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 16:  Olympic Gold medalist/TV personality Shawn Johnson attends the 2009 CMT Music Awards at the Sommet Center on June 16, 2009 in Nashville, Tennessee.  (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
    The olympic gold-medalist slayed the CMT awards red carpet back in 2009.
  12. Karolina Kurkova

    NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 16: Karolina Kurkova attends the 2009 CMT Music Awards at the Sommet Center on June 16, 2009 in Nashville, Tennessee.  (Photo by Tony R. Phipps/WireImage)
    The gorgeous model had jaws dropping at the 2009 show.
  13. Snooki and the Situation from Jersey Shore

    (L-R) TV personalities Nicole 'Snooki' Polizzi, Paula Deen and Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino speaks onstage during the 2010 CMT Music Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on June 9, 2010 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Frederick Breedon IV/WireImage)
    The party animals presented with Paula Deen at the 2010 show.
  14. Arnold Shwarzenegger

    NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 10:  Arnold Schwarzenegger speaks onstage during the 2015 CMT Music awards at the Bridgestone Arena on June 10, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee.  (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
    The actor and former California governor made an unforgettable cameo in the 2015 opening sketch and presented a buckle to Carrie Underwood.
  15. Musician Sisqo attends the 2008 CMT Music Awards at the Curb Events Center at Belmont University on April 14, 2008 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic)
    The “Thong Song” singer brought his unforgettable style to the show in 2008.
  16. Wilmer Valderrama

    Wilmer Valderrama during 2003 CMT Flameworthy Awards - Arrivals at The Gaylord Center in Nashville, Tennessee, United States. (Photo by Frank Mullen/WireImage)
    Valderrama presented at the 2003 CMT Flameworthy Awards.
  17. James Van Der Beek

    NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 04:  James Van Der Beek speaks onstage during the 2014 CMT Music awards at the Bridgestone Arena on June 4, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee.  (Photo by Mike Coppola/WireImage)
    The meme king presented at the 2014 show.

Tune in to the CMT Music Awards on June 8 to see who pops up this year.

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