Lauren Alaina and Jon Pardi commanded the stage with their current single at the 2021 CMT Music Awards.
The country superstars gave the television debut of their collaborative hit, “Getting Over Him,” on Wednesday, June 9 at the annual awards show.
“I am performing ‘Getting Over Him’ with Jon Pardi, it’s our current single at country radio. We’re very excited! It’s a really fun song, he’s really fun, I’m gonna try to be fun and we’ll all have fun together,” Alaina said ahead of her performance.
Pardi later added, “She asked me to be a part of this song and I was like send it to me and I heard it and I was like yes this is awesome. It’s rowdy, it’s got attitude and that’s what we’re singing tonight.”
Co-hosted by superstars Kelsea Ballerini and Kane Brown, the 2021 CMT Music Awards aired on Wednesday, June 9 and featured performances from Ballerini with Paul Klein from LANY and Brown with Chris Young.
Additionally, the two-hour event included collaborations from BRELAND and Mickey Guyton, Brothers Osborne and Dierks Bentley, H.E.R. and Chris Stapleton, Ingrid Andress and JP Saxe, Lady A with Carly Pearce and Lindsay Ell, Lauren Alaina and Jon Pardi, Mickey Guyton and Gladys Knight, Miranda Lambert, Jack Ingram and Jon Randall and NEEDTOBREATHE with Carrie Underwood.
Chris Stapleton, Luke Bryan, Luke Combs and Thomas Rhett also performed while Blanco Brown, Dylan Scott, Hailey Whitters, Lainey Wilson, Niko Moon and Tenille Arts appeared on the Ram Trucks Side Stage.
Presenters included Anthony Mackie, Brett Young, Busy Philipps, Carly Pearce, Dylan Scott, Gladys Knight, Iliza Shlesinger, Little Big Town, Michael Strahan, Mickey Guyton, Restless Road, Tennessee Titans’ Taylor Lewan and Trace Adkins, as well as CMT Hot 20 Countdown hosts Cody Alan, Katie Cook and Ashley ShahAhmadi.