Sam Hunt, Shania Twain + More Added as 2020 CMT Music Awards Performers
Sam Hunt, Shania Twain and more are new additions to the 2020 CMT Music Awards performance lineup, CMT revealed on Tuesday afternoon (Oct. 13). The newly announced performances also include a few high-profile collaborations.
In addition to Hunt and Twain, who is making her first CMT Music Awards appearance in nearly a decade, Gabby Barrett and Morgan Wallen have been added to the show as solo performers. Additionally, Kelsea Ballerini and Halsey, Jimmie Allen and Noah Cyrus, and Luke Combs and Brooks & Dunn are set for collaborative performances.
Previously announced 2020 CMT Music Awards performers include Maren Morris, Kane Brown, Ashley McBryde, Dan + Shay, Little Big Town, Luke Bryan, Ingrid Andress, Hardy, Caylee Hammack, Mickey Guyton, Riley Green and Travis Denning. McBryde and Dan + Shay, in fact, are among the most-nominated artists at the 2020 CMT Music Awards, along with Ballerini, Combs, Hunt and Thomas Rhett.
Nominees for the fan-voted show, to be hosted by Kane Brown, actor Sarah Hyland and two additional celebrities, were announced on Sept. 23. Voting for each category is open now at CMT.com.
More additions to the 2020 CMT Music Awards performance lineup, as well as the two other hosts of the show, will be announced at a later date. The event was rescheduled from June due to the novel coronavirus pandemic and will now air on Oct. 21 at 8PM CT on CMT as well as MTV, MTV2, Logo, Paramount Network, Pop TV and TV Land and feature, per a press release, "epic outdoor performances in and around Music City."