- March 31, 2023

Austinite Gary Clark Jr. Added to CMT Awards Line-Up + Everything You Need To Know About The Show


Austin’s own Gary Clark Jr. is getting in on the fun at the CMT Awards! Happening in Austin for the first time ever on Sunday, April 2 at the Moody Center, the four time GRAMMY® winner will take part in a one-of-a-kind tribute to Stevie Ray Vaughan.

Here’s everything you need to know about the star studded CMT Awards show!

  • Hosts: Kane Brown and Kelsea Ballerini.
  • Performers: Alanis Morissette and Ingrid Andress, Lainey Wilson, Madeline Edwards and Morgan Wade, Blake Shelton, Carly Pearce, Carrie Underwood, Cody Johnson, Gwen Stefani and Carly Pearce, Gary Clark, Jr., Jelly Roll, Kane Brown + Katelyn Brown, Keith Urban, Kelsea Ballerini, Lainey Wilson, The Black Crowes and Darius Rucker, Tyler Hubbard, Wynonna Judd and Ashley McBryde.
  • Ram Trucks Side Stage Performers: Avery Anna, Chapel Hart, Jackson Dean, Lily Rose, Megan Moroney and Nate Smith.
  • All-Star Tribute to Lynyrd Skynyrd: featuring Billy Gibbons, Chuck Leavell, Cody Johnson, Paul Rodgers, Slash and Warren Haynes with LeAnn Rimes and Wynonna Judd.
  • Presenters: Carly Pearce, Carrie Underwood, Charles Esten, Dixie D’Amelio, Dustin Lynch, HARDY, Ian Bohen + Jen Landon, Jon Pardi,  LeAnn Rimes, Madison Bailey, Max Thieriot, Megan Thee Stallion, Noah Schnapp, Parker McCollum, Peter Frampton, Shania Twain, Steve Howey, Travis Kelce.
  • Equal Play Award Recipient: Shania Twain.
  • Voting: Voting for “Video of the Year” remains active through the show at vote.cmt.com.

Fore details on the CMT Block Party and the Ram Trucks Stage, happening on Saturday and Sunday and open to the public, click here.

The 2023 CMT MUSIC AWARDS, air LIVE on Sunday, April 2 from 7 to 10 p.m. on the CBS Television Network and available to stream live and on demand on Paramount+.