CMT ADDS MORE STAR POWER TO “CMT CELEBRATES OUR HEROES: AN ARTISTS OF THE YEAR SPECIAL” PREMIERING WEDNESDAY, JUNE 3 AT 8 PM ET/PT ON CMT WITH THREE NETWORK SIMULCAST
Blake Shelton, Bobby Bones, Cody Alan, Gary Sinise, Jake Owen, Jason Aldean, Keith Urban, Lee Brice, Olivia Munn, Reba McEntire, Scarlett Johansson, Sean Penn & Zac Brown Join CMT in Honoring COVID-19 Heroes
Special Event Gets Three Network Simulcast on Paramount Network, Pop TV and TV Land
NASHVILLE -- (May 28) -- CMT today revealed its final slate of star-studded talent joining “CMT Celebrates Our Heroes: An Artists of the Year Special,” premiering Wednesday, June 3 at 8 PM ET/PT on CMT with a three network simulcast on Paramount Network, Pop TV and TV Land. The uplifting celebration and two-hour virtual tribute brings together country music’s biggest names to recognize the most vital and inspirational Americans on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The growing list of talent continues with some of the biggest stars from music, television and film signing on to join CMT in paying tribute to COVID-19 heroes including Blake Shelton, Bobby Bones, Cody Alan, Gary Sinise, Jake Owen, Jason Aldean, Keith Urban, Lee Brice, Olivia Munn, Reba McEntire, Scarlett Johansson, Sean Penn and Zac Brown.
The newly revealed list of celebrities join the previously announced star-packed lineup that includes performers Brandi Carlile, Brothers Osborne, Darius Rucker, Florida Georgia Line, Kane Brown, Kelsea Ballerini, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town, Luke Combs, Miranda Lambert, Sam Hunt, Tim McGraw and Thomas Rhett, with cameos from Carrie Underwood, Kristen Bell and Lauren Daigle.
“CMT Celebrates Our Heroes” recognizes COVID-19 heroes in the following categories: Healthcare, Education, Business, Community Leaders, Food Industry, Infrastructure, First Responders, US Military, and more.
Viewers are encouraged to visit CMTOneCountry.com to find out how to give back to those who need it most and see how artists themselves are making an impact.
“CMT Celebrates Our Heroes: An Artists of the Year Special” is executive produced by CMT’s Margaret Comeaux, Switched On Entertainment’s John Hamlin and Amy Lin Johnson; the Executives in Charge of Production are Jackie Barba and Heather D. Graffagnino.
For more information, visit CMT.com, follow @CMT on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube and join the conversation with #CMTCelebratesOurHeroes.
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