The CMT Awards have been an annual celebration for the country music industry which includes fans, artists, and songwriters. Even with what the world is going through today, the CMT Awards night is still something that we all should look forward to. Here are some details that you have to know.

Kane Brown as Co-Host

Announced on Tuesday, Kane Brown was selected by the television network as one of four celebrities to co-host the 2020 CMT Awards. Modern Family star, Sarah Hyland will be joining Brown in this year’s awards night. Both Brown and Hyland are first-time hosts for the said event.

Kane Brown could not contain his excitement after being named as one of this year’s host. The first time host and two-time 2020 CMT Music Awards Nominee will also be performing during the awards night. During a press release, Brown is excited and is looking forward to the “great time” the fans and artists will have especially with great performances in store.

2020 CMT Awards Performances

In addition to Brown, fellow country stars Ingrid Andress, Hardy, Caylee Hammack, Mickey Guyton, Riley Green, Travis Denning, Maren Morris, Ashley McBride, Dan + Shay, Little Big Town, and Luke Bryan are all lined-up to perform in this year’s installment of the 2020 CMT awards. There will be more performers to be announced in the later dates.

The 2020 CMA Awards are set to air on October 21 at 8pm CT on CMT as well as MTV, MTV2, Logo, Paramount Network, Pop TV and TV Land.

2020 CMT Music Award Nominees:

CMT PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR

  1. From CMT Artists of the Year: Ashley McBryde – “One Night Standards”
  2. From CMT Crossroads: Brooks & Dunn and Luke Combs – “Brand New Man”
  3. From CMT Artists of the Year: Chris Young – “Drowning”
  4. From CMT Crossroads: Halsey and Kelsea Ballerini – “Graveyard”
  5. From CMT Artists of the Year: Sam Hunt – “Fancy”
  6. From CMT Crossroads: Sheryl Crow and Chris Stapleton – “Tell Me When It’s Over”

MALE VIDEO OF THE YEAR

  1. Jason Aldean – “Got What I Got”
  2. Luke Bryan – “One Margarita”
  3. Luke Combs – “Even Though I’m Leaving”
  4. Morgan Wallen – “Chasin’ You (Dream Video)”
  5. Sam Hunt – “Hard To Forget”
  6. Thomas Rhett – “Remember You Young”

FEMALE VIDEO OF THE YEAR

  1. Ashley McBryde – “One Night Standards”
  2. Carrie Underwood – “Drinking Alone”
  3. Gabby Barrett – “I Hope”
  4. Kelsea Ballerini – “homecoming queen?”
  5. Maren Morris – “The Bones”
  6. Miranda Lambert – “Bluebird”

VIDEO OF THE YEAR

  1. Ashley McBryde – “One Night Standards”
  2. Blanco Brown – “The Git Up”
  3. Carrie Underwood – “Drinking Alone”
  4. Dan + Shay – “I Should Probably Go To Bed”
  5. Keith Urban – “Polaroid”
  6. Kelsea Ballerini – “homecoming queen?”
  7. Little Big Town – “Sugar Coat”
  8. Luke Combs – “Beer Never Broke My Heart”
  9. Miranda Lambert – “Bluebird”
  10. Old Dominion – “Some People Do”
  11. Sam Hunt – “Hard To Forget”
  12. Tanya Tucker – “Bring My Flowers Now”
  13. The Chicks -“Gaslighter”
  14. Thomas Rhett – “Remember You Young”

GROUP VIDEO OF THE YEAR

  1. Lady A – “Champagne Night”
  2. Little Big Town – “Wine, Beer, Whiskey”
  3. Midland – “Cheatin’ Songs (Live From the Palomino)”
  4. Old Dominion – “One Man Band”
  5. The Chicks – “Gaslighter”
  6. The Highwomen – “Crowded Table”

DUO VIDEO OF THE YEAR

  1. Brothers Osborne – “All Night (Studio Performance)” 
  2. Dan + Shay – “I Should Probably Go To Bed”
  3. Florida Georgia Line – “Blessings”
  4. LOCASH – “One Big Country Song”
  5. Maddie & Tae – “Die From A Broken Heart”

BREAKTHROUGH VIDEO OF THE YEAR

  1. Blanco Brown – “The Git Up”
  2. Caylee Hammack – “Family Tree”
  3. Gabby Barrett – “I Hope”
  4. Ingrid Andress – “More Hearts Than Mine”
  5. Riley Green – “I Wish Grandpas Never Died”
  6. Travis Denning – “After a Few”

COLLABORATIVE VIDEO OF THE YEAR

  1. Blake Shelton with Gwen Stefani – “Nobody But You”
  2. Carly Pearce and Lee Brice – “I Hope You’re Happy Now”
  3. Dan + Shay and Justin Bieber – “10,000 Hours”
  4. Kane Brown featuring Nelly – “Cool Again”
  5. Marshmello and Kane Brown – “One Thing Right”
  6. Thomas Rhett featuring Jon Pardi – “Beer Can’t Fix”