HUNTER HAYES, LITTLE BIG TOWN, LUKE BRYAN, PISTOL ANNIES AND TAYLOR SWIFT SET TO PERFORM AT THE "2013 CMT MUSIC AWARDS"
NASHVILLE - May 13, 2013 - The party for the 2013 CMT MUSIC AWARDS is underway as Hunter Hayes, Little Big Town, Luke Bryan, Pistol Annies and Taylor Swift are set to perform during this year's live show. Hosted by Jason Aldean and Kristen Bell, country music's first fan-voted awards show will broadcast from Nashville's Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday, June 5 at 8:00 p.m., ET/PT on CMT and CMT.com. Additional performers, along with presenters will be announced in coming weeks.
Fans can vote online now at CMT.com, and on their mobile device at CMT Mobile or the CMT Insider app available on iPhone, iPad and Android now through June 2 to determine the winners. The six finalists for VIDEO OF THE YEAR will be announced at the beginning of the live show and fans can then vote at CMT.com, CMT mobile, on the CMT Insider app and via text message throughout the live telecast (ET/CT only) to determine the night's big winner.
Veteran live event producer Michael Dempsey returns to executive produce the 2013 CMT MUSIC AWARDS alongside director Joe DeMaio. John Hamlin and Margaret Comeaux serve as executive producers for CMT.
For more information as it becomes available, follow CMT on Twitter (@CMT), hashtag #CMTawards and become a fan of the CMT MUSIC AWARDS on Facebook.
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 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.