JASON ALDEAN, KEITH URBAN, LADY ANTEBELLUM, RASCAL FLATTS AND SUGARLAND TO PERFORM AT THE ‘2011 CMT MUSIC AWARDS’
NASHVILLE – May 3, 2011 – Country music’s hottest stars will align in Nashville for the 2011 CMT MUSIC AWARDS, including performers Jason Aldean, Keith Urban, Lady Antebellum, Rascal Flatts and Sugarland. Marking the 10th anniversary of country music’s first fan-voted awards show, the 2011 CMT MUSIC AWARDS will air LIVE on Wednesday, June 8 at 8:00 p.m., ET/PT on CMT and CMT.com.
Final nominees for the 2011 CMT MUSIC AWARDS were announced last week and fans can vote online at CMT.com through June 7 to determine the winners. The final nominees for VIDEO OF THE YEAR will be announced at the beginning of the live show and fans can then vote at CMT.com and via text message throughout the live telecast (ET/CT only) to determine the night’s big winner. For more information as it becomes available, follow CMT on Twitter (@FollowCMT) with hashtag #CMTAwards or become a fan of the CMT MUSIC AWARDS on Facebook.
Jesse Ignjatovic will be the executive producer and Hamish Hamilton will direct the 2011 CMT MUSIC AWARDS. John Hamlin and Margaret Comeaux serve as executive producers for CMT.
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CMT, a unit of Viacom’s MTV Networks (NYSE: VIA and VIA.B), is the leading television and digital authority on country music and entertainment, reaching more than 92 million homes in the U.S. CMT and its website, CMT.com, offer an unparalleled mix of music, news, live concerts and series and is the top resource for country music on demand. The network’s digital platforms include the 24-hour music channel, CMT Pure Country, CMT Mobile and CMT VOD.
MTV Networks, a division of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), is one of the world’s leading creators of entertainment content, with brands that engage and connect diverse audiences across television, online, mobile, games, virtual worlds and consumer products. The company’s portfolio spans more than 150 television channels and 400 digital media properties worldwide, and includes MTV, VH1, CMT, Logo, Harmonix, Nickelodeon, Nick at Nite, Nick Jr., TeenNick, AddictingGames, Neopets, COMEDY CENTRAL, SPIKE, TV Land, Atom, GameTrailers and Xfire.
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