On Wednesday (Oct. 16), CMT will honor five of country music’s biggest superstars as the Artists of the Year during the network’s 10th Annual CMT Artists of the Year special. The star-studded event will also celebrate two honorees as the CMT Artist of a Lifetime as well as the CMT Breakthrough Artist of the Year.
The 90-minute special will highlight the five Artists of the Year with surprise musical pairings and special guests, plus a live-streamed remote performance from Underwood’s Cry Pretty Tour 360 in Cleveland, Ohio.
A number of special guest presenters and performers, from music, television and entertainment, have also been announced for the event, which is shaping up to be a must-see celebration for any country music fan.
Hoping to tune in? Here’s everything you need to know about the 2019 CMT Artists of the Year special.
2019 CMT Artists of the Year
Wednesday, October 16 at 8pm ET/PT
On CMT (check local listings for details)
2019 CMT Artists of the Year:
Dan + Shay
CMT Artist of a Lifetime:
CMT Breakthrough Artist of the Year:
Special Guest Performers and Presenters:
Maddie & Tae
Fans can join in the conversation by following #CMTAOTY.