2022 “CMT Artists of the Year” adds special tribute to the late Loretta Lynn from sisters Crystal Gayle & Peggy Sue Wright

10/13/22

2022 “CMT ARTISTS OF THE YEAR” premieres Friday, October 14th at 9p/8c on CMT

Celebration adds special tribute to the late Loretta Lynn from sisters Crystal Gayle & Peggy Sue Wright; presentations from both Martina McBride and Tanya Tucker


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WHAT: The 2022 “CMT Artists of the Year” celebration is set to honor Carly Pearce, Cody Johnson Kane Brown, Luke Combs and Walker Hayes asthe five artists who have collectively dominated the past 12 months in country music;alongside “Breakout Artist of the Year” Lainey Wilson and“Artist of a Lifetime” Alan Jackson. The 90-minute ceremony will also feature never-before-seen performances and collaborations, with special guests, performers and presenters, in addition to a heartfelt tribute to late country legend Loretta Lynn from sisters Crystal Gayle and Peggy Sue Wright,presented by Tanya Tucker and Martina McBride (photo here). Full talent lineup includes:

WHO: 

  • HONOREES
    • Alan Jackson
    • Carly Pearce
    • Cody Johnson
    • Kane Brown
    • Lainey Wilson
    • Luke Combs
    • Walker Hayes
  • PERFORMERS
    • Alan Jackson
    • Carly Pearce
    • Cody Johnson
    • Crystal Gayle + Peggy Sue Wright *NEW
    • Kane Brown
    • Lainey Wilson
    • Riley Green
    • Walker Hayes + Ciara
  • PRESENTERS/SPECIAL GUESTS
    • Chris Stapleton
    • Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 
    • Dan + Shay 
    • Dustin Lynch
    • Kelsea Ballerini
    • Kelsey Asbille
    • Gary LeVox 
    • Martina McBride *NEW
    • Shane McAnally 
    • Tanya Tucker*NEW

WHEN: Premieres Friday, October 14th at 9p/8c on CMT; immediate encore at 11p/10c and Sunday, October 16 at 8p/7c.


SOCIAL MEDIA: Visit CMT.com, follow @CMT on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTubeand TikTokand use the hashtag #CMTAOTY

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