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Captain America joins country music superstar Kelsea Ballerini to throw Nashville’s biggest party!
Country superstar Kelsea Ballerini and acclaimed actor Anthony Mackie will take the stage as co-hosts of the 2022 CMT MUSIC AWARDS, the only fully fan-voted awards show in country music, airing Monday, April 11 (8:00 p.m. LIVE ET/delayed PT) on CBS, and available to stream live and on demand on Paramount+. This will be the inaugural broadcast of the CMT MUSIC AWARDS on CBS.
“We couldn’t pass up the opportunity to pair one of country music’s biggest names with one of the world’s most electrifying superheroes to host our biggest ever CMT MUSIC AWARDS,” said said Margaret Comeaux, John Hamlin and Leslie Fram, executive producers. , CMT MUSIC PRIZE. The CMT Awards are renowned for their high-powered transgender performances.
This is Mackie’s first time hosting; after handing out the coveted Video of the Year award last year. Ballerini returns to host for the second consecutive year.
Ballerini is thrilled to share the stage with Mackie and grow the CMT MUSIC AWARDS.
“I am thrilled to return as host of this year’s CMT AWARDS with Anthony Mackie,” said Kelsea Ballerini. “This awards show is always special, as it revolves around fans and celebrates their favorite artists. This year, it’s especially cool to be a part of it, as CMT becomes a networking hotspot and expands for even more fans to get involved. It’s going to be big and I can’t wait!
Mackie is equally expansive in anticipation of its hosting features.
“I had the pleasure of presenting at the CMT MUSIC AWARDS last year and received the warmest reception from the country music community and the city of Nashville,” said Anthony Mackie. “I can’t wait to return to Music City to co-host this year’s awards with the amazing Kelsea Ballerini.”
Watch the CMT MUSIC AWARDS 2022 live Monday, April 11 (8-11 p.m. LIVE ET/delayed PT) on CBS, and available to stream live and on-demand on Paramount+.