FIRST PRESENTERS ANNOUNCED FOR THE "2014 CMT MUSIC AWARDS"
Beth Behrs, Brooklyn Decker, Cassadee Pope, James Van Der Beek, Kate Walsh, LeAnn Rimes, Rascal Flatts and Steve Austin To Present at Country Music's Biggest Party of the Year
NASHVILLE - May 29, 2014 - The 2014 CMT MUSIC AWARDS will bring an electrifying mix of Hollywood celebrities and country stars to its stage as presenters this year, including "2 Broke Girls" actress Beth Behrs, actress Brooklyn Decker, 2014 CMT MUSIC AWARDS Twitter tracker Cassadee Pope, actor James Van Der Beek, "Fargo" actress Kate Walsh, LeAnn Rimes, Rascal Flatts and CMT's BROKEN SKULL RANCH host Steve Austin, when this year's show airs LIVE on Wednesday, June 4 at 8:00 p.m. ET.
Hosted by Kristen Bell and broadcast from Nashville's Bridgestone Arena, the 2014 CMT MUSIC AWARDS will include performances by Blake Shelton, Brantley Gilbert, Carrie Underwood, Dierks Bentley, Eric Church, Florida Georgia Line, Hunter Hayes, Jake Owen, Jennifer Nettles, Kacey Musgraves, Keith Urban, Lady Antebellum, Lee Ann Womack, Little Big Town, Luke Bryan, and Miranda Lambert, with more to be announced soon. In addition, Brett Eldredge, Cole Swindell, Dan + Shay, Danielle Bradbery, David Nail, Thomas Rhett and Tyler Farr will be performing on the Nationwide Insurance Stage. Fans can vote online at CMT.com and on their mobile device at CMT Mobile now through June 1 to determine the winners. The six finalists for VIDEO OF THE YEAR will be announced on the morning of June 4 and fans can then vote all day and throughout the live telecast (ET/CT only) at CMT.com, CMT mobile and via text message to determine the night's big winner.
Veteran live event producer Michael Dempsey returns to executive produce the 2014 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 and Instagram, use hashtag #CMTawards and like 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, CMT.com and CMT Radio offer an unparalleled mix of music, news, live concerts and series and are the top resource for country music on demand. The network's digital platforms include the 24-hour music channel, CMT Pure Country, CMT App, CMT Mobile and CMT VOD.