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Rock, nation, blues merge at 2023 CMT Music Awards in Texas

This yr’s CMT Music Awards will merge nation, rock and blues straight from the center of Texas, that includes performances together with collaborations with Alanis Morissette, The Black Crowes, Gwen Stefani and Gary Clark Jr. and tributes to Lynyrd Skynyrd and Stevie Ray Vaughn.

The annual fan-voted awards present in Austin, Texas, on Sunday additionally will honor nation famous person and five-time Grammy winner Shania Twain with the Equal Play Award, recognizing her for being a “visible and vocal advocate” for numerous voices in nation music.

Hosted by Kane Brown and Kelsea Ballerini, fan-favorite and scheduled performer Lainey Wilson leads the nominations with 4 probabilities to win.

The present airs reside on CBS at 8 p.m. EST.

Carrie Underwood has an opportunity to increase her report as probably the most awarded artist in CMT historical past with 25 awards. Underwood, who additionally will carry out, was nominated once more for video of the yr for “Hate My Heart.”

Other performers embrace Blake Shelton, Keith Urban, Wynonna Judd with Ashley McBryde, Carly Pearce, Jelly Roll, Tyler Hubbard and Brown together with his spouse Katelyn.

Southern rockers Lynyrd Skynyrd might be honored with a tribute efficiency following the demise in March of the final unique member, Gary Rossington. ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons, Slash of Guns N’ Roses and the Allman Brothers’ Warren Haynes and Chuck Leavell are slated to carry out with singers Paul Rodgers and Cody Johnson with backup vocals from LeAnn Rimes and Judd.

Four-time Grammy winner Clark Jr. will carry out a tribute to the late Texas guitarist Vaughn.

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