The 2023 "CMT MUSIC AWARDS" scored its biggest audience in awards show history this year, and on Thursday, the networks revealed plans to repeat the feat in 2024.
The 2024 “CMT MUSIC AWARDS” will air LIVE from Moody Center in Austin, TX on Sunday, April 7th on CBS. Show time is (8:00-11:00 PM ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network. The awards show will also be available to stream live and on-demand via Paramount+ with SHOWTIME*.
Last year marked the show’s first trip to Austin, Texas, and its CBS debut.
“We couldn’t be more excited to bring the "CMT MUSIC AWARDS" on CBS back to Austin in 2024!” said CMT MUSIC AWARDS Executive Producers Margaret Comeaux, John Hamlin and Leslie Fram. “From the electrifying, sold-out Moody Center crowd to fans packing the streets for our outdoor Congress stage and Bevo himself walking the Red Carpet, our Texas-sized welcome proved to be one of our biggest and most unforgettable shows yet. We’re thankful to our incredible partners at Moody and the City of Austin and thrilled to bring CMT’s signature blend of world premieres, genre-blending surprises, and once-in-a-lifetime collaborations back this April!”
The "CMT Music Awards" are Paramount Global’s country tentpole, and with performances by artists including Blake Shelton, Jelly Roll, Keith Urban, Carrie Underwood and show hosts Kelsea Ballerini and Kane Brown notched record-setting ratings in 2023.
The broadcast reached 6.18 million viewers (+5%)^ and live stream posting +16% YTY gains.
Performers, nominees and hosts have not been announced.
“The 'CMT Music Awards' are coming back to Austin in 2024, and we couldn’t be more excited,” said Austin Mayor Kirk Watson. “As the ‘Live Music Capital of the World,’ Austin is no stranger to celebrating its vibrant music community and showcasing an eclectic array of musical talents. We’re proud that the CMT Music Awards are returning to Austin, and we can’t wait to welcome artists and visitors to our city.”
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