Country’s biggest stars came up big at the CMT Music Awards!
On Wednesday, some of the biggest names in country music gathered in Nashville to toast to this year’s best and most-watched videos in the genre as Brothers Osborne, Maren Morris, Miranda Lambert and Zac Brown Band lead the pack of nominees, each with three nods.
But also in the crowd were some genre-crossing artists from pop and R&B including first-time nominees Gladys Knight, Leon Bridges and Boyz II Men.
Little Big Town’s Karen Fairchild, Kimberly Schlapman, Phillip Sweet and Jimi Westbrook returned to host for the second consecutive year and are also set to perform during the show. Other musicians who will hit the stage include Carrie Underwood, Dan + Shay, Kane Brown, Kelsea Ballerini, Luke Bryan and Thomas Rhett.