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CMT Music Awards Adds Toby Keith, Cole Swindell and Celebrity Presenters

Surprise Guests Confirmed for Live Telecast Airing June 5 at 8 p.m. ET

Rehearsals are underway for the 2019 CMT Music Awards and two of the genre's toughest stars will collaborate live onstage for the first time when Little Big Town hosts the show at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena Wednesday (June 5) at 8 p.m. ET.

Toby Keith will deliver the awards show debut of his newest single “That’s Country Bro” and welcome Cole Swindell onstage to perform one of the Big Dog Daddy’s iconic hits.

This is the last call to vote and determine the winners in each category. Voting is underway at CMT.com through 11:59 p.m. ET on June 4. The top five video of the year finalists will be announced the morning of the show, and fans will be able to vote for their favorites in the category all day and throughout the special at CMT.com and via Twitter.

This year’s CMT Awards boasts a record-breaking number of performing artists and will include additional surprise guests on the live telecast. Tickets to the CMT Awards are available through Ticketmaster.

Here are all the celebrity presenters confirmed to appear throughout the night:

Bobby Bones

CMT's Katie Cook

CMT's Cody Alan

Lindsay Ell

Nominee for collaborative video of the year with Brantley Gilbert for "What Happens In A Small Town."

Brantley Gilbert

Nominee for collaborative video of the year with Ell for "What Happens In A Small Town."

Michelle Monaghan

Carly Pearce

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NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 06: (L-R) Garrett Hedlund, Carly Pearce and Lauren Alaina speak onstage at the 2018 CMT Music Awards at Bridgestone Arena on June 6, 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)

Midland

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NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 06: Cameron Duddy, Mark Wystrach and Jess Carson of musical group Midland attend the 2018 CMT Music Awards at Nashville Municipal Auditorium on June 6, 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)

Nominated for group of the year for "Burn Out."

This is Us' Chris Sullivan

Modern Family's Sarah Hyland

Hunter Hayes

Jessie James Decker

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Jimmie Allen

Julia Michaels

Keifer Sutherland

BUENA VISTA, CO - SEPTEMBER 01: Kiefer Sutherland performs on Day 2 of Seven Peaks Festival on September 1, 2018 in Buena Vista, Colorado. (Photo by Erika Goldring/Getty Images)

Maddie & Tae

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LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - APRIL 07: (L-R) Maddie Marlow and Tae Dye of Maddie & Tae attend the 54th Academy Of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino on April 07, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)

Michael Ray

MTV's JWoww

Trisha Yearwood

Kate Bosworth

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