2022 CMT Music Awards get new airdate after being overtaken by Grammys – Billboard

The 2022 CMT Music Awards have a new air date. This year’s awards show will take place on Monday, April 11 and will be broadcast live from the Nashville Municipal Auditorium, as well as various other locations around Nashville.

This year will mark the inaugural broadcast of the CMT Music Awards on CBS Television Network. The show will also be available for live and on-demand streaming through Paramount+.

The CMT Music Awards were previously set for April 3 on CBS, but were pushed back after the 64th Annual Grammy Awards (also on CBS) were postponed from January 31 to April 3, following an increase in cases of COVID-19 across the country.

“Music’s Biggest and Best Moments Coming to CBS in April”, said Jack Sussman, executive vice president, specials, music, live events and alternative programming, CBS. “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 landmark television event to CBS, and maximize the power of the ViacomCBS universe behind it. “

“It’s official: Our three-hour extravaganza in Nashville will air live on CBS on April 11 for the first time as part of the network’s biggest music month ever,” the CMT Music Awards executive producers shared. , Margaret Comeaux, John Hamlin and Leslie Fram. “Expect the most unforgettable CMT Music Awards yet, filled with world premiere performances and one-of-a-kind collaborations in and around Music City.”

Last year’s CMT Music Awards took place June 9 in Nashville and were co-hosted by Kane Brown and Kelsea Ballerini. Brown and Ballerini were among the big winners of the night, with Brown taking home Male Video of the Year (“Worship You”) and Collaborative Video of the Year (“Famous Friends” featuring Chris Young). Ballerini won CMT Performance of the Year for her collaboration with Halsey on “The Other Girl,” which they performed at the 2020 CMT Music Awards. The coveted Video of the Year went to “Hallelujah by Carrie Underwood and John Legend.

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