The Chainsmokers and Florida Georgia Line will be performing together for the first time on TV at the 2017 CMT Music Awards. Other collaborations include Earth, Wind & Fire with Lady Antebellum during the awards show airing live on June 7th from Nashville.
Keith Urban and Carrie Underwood will also perform together along with previously announced country stars Blake Shelton, Brett Eldredge, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert and Thomas Rhett at Nashville’s Music City Center. Additional performers and presenters will be announced in the near future.
The involvement of the Chainsmokers and Earth, Wind & Fire builds upon the network’s history of superstar cross-genre pairings on the awards show, along with CMT Crossroads and the annual CMT Artists of the Year specials.
Hosted by Nashville star Charles Esten, this year’s CMT Music Awards show finds breakout stars Kelsea Ballerini and Thomas Rhett going head-to-head against country music veteran Keith Urban for most nominations at the 2017 CMT Music Awards.
Fans can vote for their favorites now via CMT.com until June 5 for categories including Breakthrough Video of the Year, Collaborative Video of the Year, CMT Performance of the Year and Social Superstar of the Year.
The top seven finalists for the night’s biggest award, the highly-coveted Video of the Year, will be revealed the morning of June 7. Fans will be able to vote live for the winner.
The 2017 CMT Music Awards premieres June 7 at 8 p.m. ET/PT.