Presenters And Performers Added To The 2011 CMT Music Awards And Nationwide Stage
June 7, 2011 at 12:47 PM (PT)
CMT’s NEXT SUPERSTAR Finalists MATT MASON and STEVEN CLAWSON have been added as performers on the NATIONWIDE INSURANCE STAGE during TOMORROW night’s (6/8) 2011 CMT MUSIC AWARDS. The NATIONWIDE INSURANCE stage will be featured throughout the show with additional performances by, LEE BRICE, COLT FORD, HUNTER HAYES, THE JANEDEAR GIRLS, and THOMPSON SQUARE.
NATIONWIDE will also present Country music’s best new live act with the NATIONWIDE INSURANCE ON YOUR SIDE award, which has been determined by online-fan voting. For the second year in a row, NASCAR driver DALE EARNHARDT JR. will present LUKE BRYAN, ERIC CHURCH, COLT FORD, THE BAND PERRY or JOSH THOMPSON, with the award.
REPUBLIC NASHVILLE’s trio THE BAND PERRY will play their first mainstage performance at this year’s 2011 CMT MUSIC AWARDS. MERCURY RECORDS/NASHVILLE artist SHANIA TWAIN and BIG MACHINE’s TAYLOR SWIFT have partnered for the show’s opening segment, where they will recreate “THELMA & LOUISE.” CHORD OVERSTREET, RON WHITE, DONALD TRUMP, KENNY ROGERS, and host KID ROCK will be featured as well.
Additional presenters for the show include MARTINA McBRIDE, LITTLE BIG TOWN, CHERYL HINES, GARY BUSEY, and DAN WHELDON.
The 2011 CMT MUSIC AWARDS will air live on TOMORROW, JUNE 8th at 7p (CT) on CMT and CMT.com and will be hosted by KID ROCK.