John Mayer, LeAnn Rimes + More Added to CMT Awards
With the CMT Music Awards less than a week away, more performers have been added to the evening's lineup, promising a night packed with star-studded talent.
John Mayer, Jamey Johnson and LeAnn Rimes have just signed on to perform on the live broadcast. They join a previously announced list of artists that includes Lady Antebellum, Keith Urban, Taylor Swift, Miranda Lambert and Toby Keith. The show, hosted by Kid Rock, will also include several high-profile celebrities passing out trophies, including chef Paula Deen, 'American Idol' judge Kara DioGuardi, Trisha Yearwood, actress Hayden Paneittiere and the Zac Brown Band.
The CMT Awards are part of the annual week-long CMA Music Festival and Fan Fair. Held in Nashville, from June 10-13, other events throughout the week include the City of Hope Celebrity Softball game, benefit shows by both Darius Rucker (Darius and Friends) and Chely Wright (Reading, Writing and Rhythm), four days of non-stop music, and plenty of opportunities for fans to meet their favorite artists at at the Fan Fair exhibit hall or artists' fan club parties, including special events by Miranda Lambert, Jake Owen and a 13-hour meet-and-greet with Taylor Swift.
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