The fan-voted show and Paramount Global’s signature country music mast will once again be on CBS and will be available to stream live and on demand on Paramount+.
Kelsea Ballerini will return as co-host for the third year in a row. His plans were revealed tonight during a moment on stage with Carrie Underwood as part of his sold-out “The Denim & Rhinestones Tour” stopover at the Moody Center.
Underwood, who holds the title of the most earning artist in CMT history with a total of 25 trophies, was revealed as the first performer for the 2023 show.
Underwood, whose latest single and music video, “Hate My Heart,” is currently out, is currently on a 43-city U.S. arena tour, which kicked off October 15 and will continue through spring 2023, with stops to come, notably at Madison Square Garden in New York. , the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville and the Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles.
Ballerini returns to the CMT stage after her busiest year yet. The award-winning songwriter, producer and performer recently released his fourth studio album, “Subject to Change,” and wrapped up a sold-out 10-city tour.
The 2023 CMT Music Awards EPs are Margaret Comeaux (CMT), John Hamlin (Switched On Entertainment), Leslie Fram (CMT) and Jason Owen (Sandbox Entertainment); Patrizia DiMaria (Ladypants Productions) is co-executive producer; Jackie Barba and Heather D. Graffagnino are production executives; Shanna Strassberg and Taryn Hurd are talent producers.