As has become tradition, the 2019 CMT Music Awards ceremony will help kick off this year's CMA Fest, the four-day, multi-stage festival in downtown Nashville. Expect riveting live performances, unexpected duets and other musical happenings during the fan-voted awards show's live broadcast.

The annual awards ceremony's categories favor the art of the music video. Read on to learn more about 2019's CMT Music Awards presenters, performers and nominees.

When Are the 2019 CMT Music Awards, and How Can I Watch the Show?

The 2019 CMT Music Awards are scheduled for Wednesday, June 5. The Nashville-based awards show, often held at Bridgestone Arena (but sometimes relocated when the NHL's Nashville Predators make a deep playoff run), will be aired on CMT (obviously). Expect the start time to be announced in the coming weeks.

How Can I Watch the 2019 CMT Music Awards Red Carpet?

The CMT Music Awards red carpet special typically streams live on CMT's Facebook page before the televised broadcast begins. Exactly details for this year have yet to be announced.

Who's Hosting the 2019 CMT Music Awards?

Little Big Town will host the 2019 CMT Awards; the country quartet also did the honors in 2018. In prior years, CMT Music Awards co-hosts from outside the inner circle of country music stars have included Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt and former Nashville star Charles Esten.

Who’s Nominated at the 2019 CMT Music Awards?

Nominations for the 2019 CMT Music Awards were announced on May 7. A full list is available here.

Who’s Going to Win at the 2018 CMT Music Awards?

That’s up to the fans! The CMT Music Awards are a fan-voted awards show, with ballots open on CMT's website between early May and early June.

Who's Performing at the 2019 CMT Music Awards?

The 2019 CMT Music Awards will feature an historic number of performers for the annual show: This year's event will include performances from Maren Morris, Kelsea BalleriniDan + ShayKane BrownLuke BryanCarrie UnderwoodThomas Rhett and more to-be-announced artists.

Who's Presenting at the 2019 CMT Music Awards?

As with other awards shows, CMT Music Awards presenters typically come from all walks of entertainment, with last year's selections ranging from Olympian Lindsey Vonn to radio personality Bobby Bones.

Who Will Be Attending the 2019 CMT Music Awards?

All of the performers and presenters, for sure — and, since the event is in Nashville the night before CMA Fest officially begins, there’s a good chance that most of Music City will turn up.

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