Kenny Chesney & Carrie Underwood Among the First Performers Announced for 2015 CMT Music Awards

Carrie Underwood and Kenny Chesney are among the first performers announced for the 2015 CMT Music Awards. CMT today announced that Carrie and Kenny, along with Florida Georgia Line, Jason Aldean, Keith Urban, Lady Antebellum and Luke Bryan are the first set of highly anticipated performers set to take the stage at the 2015 “CMT Music Awards.” The star-studded lineup marks the loudest night in country music and will broadcast live from Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday, June 10th at 8:00 PM ET/PT.

Last week through an ambitious multiplatform rollout, CMT unveiled nominations for the awards, which includes more than 45 nominated artists/groups. This year, each performer scored multiple nods. Carrie Underwood is the frontrunner with five awards nominations, including two for “Video of the Year,” two for “Female Video of the Year” and one for “Collaborative Video of the Year” for her duet with Miranda Lambert. Kenny Chesney was nominated in four categories and Miranda Lambert received three nominations. Chase Rice and The Swon Brothers are in contention for a trophy as well!

See the full list of Sony Music Nashville CMT nominations!

Additional performers, presenters and host will be announced at a later date.

To celebrate the upcoming performances, CMT will be airing nominee videos during morning music hours, while CMT Pure, CMT’s 24-hour music channel, will feature nomination blocks by category throughout the day. In addition, CMT Radio will feature performer interviews on both “CMT After Midnite” and “CMT Radio Live”.

Fans can vote now via CMT.com through June 7 at 11:59 PM ET 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 throughout the live telecast (ET/CT only) to determine the night’s big winner.

Vote now at Vote.CMT.com!