CMT’S MULTIPLATFORM NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCEMENT FOR THE ‘2015 CMT MUSIC AWARDS’ KICKS OFF WITH LADY ANTEBELLUM ON THE 8 AM EST HOUR OF ‘TODAY’ WEDNESDAY, MAY 13
NASHVILLE – May 11, 2015 – Fans will find out which of their favorite country superstars are nominated for a buckle at this year’s 2015 CMT MUSIC AWARDS when Lady Antebellum kicks off the nominations announcement live on Wednesday, May 13 during the 8 a.m. EST hour of the TODAY show. The superstar trio will perform their new single “Long Stretch of Love” and announce the nominees for “Female Video of the Year” and “Male Video of the Year” on-air, and reveal the “Video of the Year” nominees at Today.com.
Luke Bryan and Carrie Underwood will also join in the fun by announcing “Best Group Video of the Year” and “Breakthrough Video of the Year” respectively on their social media accounts Wednesday morning. Additional categories will be unveiled with the help of Nashville locals via photos taken from iconic areas around Music City and posted on CMT’s Facebook, Twitter and Instagram platforms. All categories will be announced by 11 a.m. ET.
For more information as it becomes available, follow @CMT on Twitter and Instagram, use hashtag #CMTawards and like the CMT Music Awards on Facebook.
To request press credentials for the 2015 CMT Music Awards, please visit cmtmusicawardspress.com.
CMT, a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), is the leading television and digital authority on country music and entertainment, reaching more than 92 million homes in the U.S. CMT, CMT.com and CMT Radio offer an unparalleled mix of music, news, live concerts and series and are the top resource for country music on demand. The network’s digital platforms include the 24-hour music channel, CMT Pure Country, CMT App, CMT Mobile and CMT VOD.
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