2024 CMT Music Awards Performers Revealed: Keith Urban, Lainey Wilson, Jelly Roll and More

The 2024 CMT Music Awards will air live from the Moody Center in Austin, Texas, on Sunday, April 7 (8:00-11:00 PM ET/PT) on CBS.

CMT revealed the first round of performers for its 2024 CMT Music Awards on Tuesday. The lineup is a who’s who of country music’s newest headliners and beloved stars.

Bailey Zimmerman, Jelly Roll, Keith Urban, Lainey Wilson and Sam Hunt will join the show’s host, Kelsea Ballerini, as performers on the 2024 CMT Music Awards, which will air live from the Moody Center in Austin, Texas, on Sunday, April 7 (8:00-11:00 PM ET/PT) on CBS. The show will also be available to stream live and on demand on Paramount+.

Ballerini, Wilson and Jelly Roll are part of a five-way tie for leading nominee at the fan-voted awards show alongside Cody Johnson and Megan Moroney. Each artist is up for three awards at the 2024 CMT Music Awards.

There are 14 first-time nominees from a variety of genres, including Amber Riley, Ashley Cooke, Bret Michaels, Chayce Beckham, Hozier, Koe Wetzel, Stephen Wilson Jr., Tyler Childers, Warren Zeiders, Zach Bryan, Anne Wilson, Ella Langley, The Castellows and Tigirlily Gold.

The nominees for the night’s top honor—Video of the Year—are also eclectic and include Ballerini, Kacey Musgraves and Brandy Clark featuring Brandi Carlile, in addition to Darius Rucker, Childers and Bryan.

Fan voting is open now through April 1 in nine categories. Voting for Video of the Year will remain open through portions of the CMT Music Awards. To vote, visit

More performers and presenters will be revealed in the coming weeks, as well as details about the 2024 CMT MUSIC AWARDS.

Voting for the 2024 CMT Music Awards is open at through April 1. Voting for the night’s top honor, “Video of the Year,” will remain active throughout the show.

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