CMT Artists of the Year

CMT Reveals Artists of the Year

Carly Pearce, Cody Johnson, Kane Brown, Luke Combs and Walker Hayes will be honored 9p/8c Friday, Oct. 14, on CMT

Relive Randy Travis' CMT Artist of a Lifetime Award Presented by Ram Trucks

Watch Garth Brooks, Kane Brown, and Jon Pardi honor the iconic vocalist

Kane Brown Covers Randy Travis At CMT's 2021 "Artists Of The Year"

Rap superstar Nelly introduced Brown, applauding his use of "love, hope, equality, and fun" to unify his fanbase

Walker Hayes Gets "Fancy Like" Onstage To Close 2021 CMT Artists Of The Year Event

Presented by Applebees, Hayes' performance closed the 2021 CMT Artists of the Year event

Mickey Guyton And Yola Bring Down The House With "Remember Her Name"

Guyton dedicated her Breakout Artist of the Year award to "anyone marginalized or unseen."

Chris Stapleton Honored By Boyz II Men At 2021 "Artists Of The Year" Event

Stapleton's "soul, good singing, and a heart of gold" noted by the soul legends

Kelsea Ballerini And The Jonas Brothers Cover A Beatles Classic On "Artists Of The Year"

They got by with a little help from their friends on the CMT awards show.

Randy Travis Honored By Garth Brooks, Kane Brown As Artist Of A Lifetime At 2021 CMT Artists Of The Year

Travis' wife Mary Davis noted, it was "a pretty good night" for the celebrated vocalist

Gabby Barrett Honored, Performs "The Good Ones" At 2021 "Artists Of The Year"

"By the grace of God...and being pushed to not give up, [I've succeeded]," noted the "I Hope" vocalist.