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CMT Artists of the Year 2016 Performers & Honorees


Little Big Town’s Karen Fairchild

Karen Fairchild is one of the performers tonight at the 2016 CMT Artists of the Year event. Little Big Town happens to have just dropped a new single called “Better Man.”

Meghan Trainor

Trainor will take the stage as a performer tonight, participating in the Shania Twain tribute. Recently, Trainor teamed up with Harry Styles to write a love song for Michael Buble and the tune leaked online. Teen Vogue reports the title of the track to be “Someday.”

Jill Scott

Scott is one of the performers at the country event tonight. In a tribute performance to Shania Twain, Scott delivers a performance of “Man, I Feel Like a Woman”.

Zara Larsson

Zara Larsson is one of the stars taking the stage to perform at the CMT Artists of the Year show. Larsson will be teaming up with Rhett for a mash-up of his “Die A Happy Man” and Larsson’s “Never Forget You.”

Kelsea Ballerini

Ballerini will be performing at the event tonight. She is also the recipient of the Breakout Star Award and an honoree.

Luke Bryan

Luke Bryan is one of the set performers at the 2016 CMT Artists of the Year show tonight. Bryan is also one of tonight’s honorees, telling Just Jared: Hey, I remember not being one, so I’m enjoying being one for five years. The first year, you’re like, ‘Oh, I can’t believe it! And now, I’m in the point of my career where I’m like, ‘Please let me in there!” Please keep me working!’ I gotta keep fooling people.

Thomas Rhett

Thomas Rhett is set to perform at the CMT Artists of the Year event. He is also one of the honorees. At the event, Rhett was spotted hanging out with fellow honoree Luke Bryan.

Carrie Underwood

Underwood is one of this year’s honorees and has been in the past as well. For Underwood’s acceptance as an honoree, the event played a tribute video, which featured Underwood’s baby boy.

Chris Stapleton

Chris Stapleton is one of this year’s honorees. Additional honorees include Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan and Thomas Rhett, among others.

Florida Georgia Line

Tonight, the country duo Florida Georgia Line will appear as honorees at the CMT Artists of the Year event.

Shania Twain

Shania Twain is an honoree tonight and is receiving the equivalent of the Lifetime Achievement Award, titled the “Artist Of A Lifetime” award. There will also be a tribute in her honor. Meghan Trainor, Jill Scott and Kelsea Ballerini will participate in Twain’s tribute.

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