How to Watch the 2022 CMT Music Awards Tonight

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Country fans will definitely have something to talk about when the 2022 CMT Music Awards return tonight, April 11. Country music's only fan-voted awards show broadcasts live from Nashville's Municipal Auditorium (as well as several other Nashville hot spots) in an action-packed show you won't want to miss.

Hosted by country powerhouse Kelsea Ballerini and Marvel star Anthony Mackie, the show's inaugural broadcast on CBS will feature performances from a lineup of country music's heaviest hitters including Kane Brown, Miranda Lambert, Jason Aldean, Carrie Underwood, Maren MorrisLittle Big Town, and show closer Kenny Chesney. And if that's not enough to get you excited, Kacey Musgraves will introduce the first televised performance from The Judds in 20 years. 

“Everyone is welcome to our party and we expect that our performances and the people they are playing for represent a wide swath of the music loving public," says CMT Music Awards producer Margaret Comeaux of their genre-crossing performance line-up. 

Don't miss your chance to vote for your favorite stars before the show airs, and keep scrolling to find out all the details of how, where and when to watch the CMT Music Awards, even if you don't have cable. 

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When are the 2022 CMT Music Awards? The annual CMT Music Awards will air on Monday, April 11, at 8 p.m. EST/8 p.m. PST (with delay).

Where will the 2022 CMT Music Awards be broadcast? For the first time, the CMT Music Awards is airing on CBS. It can also be viewed on streaming platforms Paramount+, Hulu+ Live TV and SlingTV.

How can I watch the 2022 CMT Music Awards Awards online? Viewers can subscribe to Paramount+ for just $5/month. The ceremony will also be available to watch via other streaming services, including Hulu + Live TV and Sling TV for as low as $50 per month. Sign up below. 


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