JUST IN: Date and Venue Revealed for 2022 CMT Music Awards

Carrie Underwood; Photo by Erika Goldring, Getty Images for CMT
Carrie Underwood; Photo Courtesy of CMT
Carrie Underwood; Photo by Erika Goldring, Getty Images for CMT

Country music fans can now officially pencil in the date for the 2022 CMT Music Awards on their calendars. 

CBS and CMT revealed that the fan-voted awards show will now take place on Monday, April 11. The show will air on CBS for the first time ever 8:00-11:00 p.m. LIVE ET/delayed PT. The CMT Music Awards will also be available to stream live and on-demand via Paramount+.


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The show will take place inside Nashville’s historic Municipal Auditorium as well as various locations around Music City. 

“The biggest and best moments in music are coming to CBS this April,” Jack Sussman, Executive Vice President, Specials, Music, Live Events & Alternative Programming, CBS, shares. “The CMT brand is preeminent in the world of country music, and we are thrilled that their team was able to coordinate a new date to bring this marquee event for television to CBS, and maximize the power of the ViacomCBS universe behind it.”

Kelsea Ballerini; Photo by Getty Images for CMT
Kelsea Ballerini; Photo by Getty Images for CMT

“It’s official: Our three-hour Nashville extravaganza will be live on CBS on April 11 for the first time as part of the Network’s biggest month of music ever,” Margaret Comeaux, John Hamlin and Leslie Fram, Executive Producers, CMT Music Awards, add. “Expect the most unforgettable CMT Music Awards yet, jam-packed with the most star-power, world premiere performances and one-of-a-kind collaborations from in and around Music City.”

The CMT Music Awards were originally scheduled to take place on Sunday, April 3, however, the show was bumped when the 64th Annual GRAMMY Awards were rescheduled. 

Nominations, voting details, performers and hosts for the CMT Music Awards will be revealed in the coming weeks. 

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