Tonight is the 2016 CMT Artists of the Year event, honoring talented musicians in country music. A-list celebrities from across the music industry are showing up for the event, along with some star athletes. Some of tonight’s presenters include Arsenio Hall, Little Big Town, and Olympic gold medalist gymnasts Aly Raisman and Madison Kocian. Check out all the details on what time the show airs, who the honorees are, the performers and what channel to watch below.
DATE: October 20, 2016
TIME: 9 – 10:30 p.m. ET/PT and 11 p.m. – 12:30 a.m. ET/PT
TV CHANNEL: CMT – Click here, type in your zip code, select your TV provider and use the channel finder to locate the channel number for your area.
PERFORMERS: Little Big Town’s Karen Fairchild, Meghan Trainor, Jill Scott, Zara Larsson, Kelsea Ballerini, Luke Bryan, and Thomas Rhett
HONOREES: Carrie Underwood, Chris Stapleton, Florida Georgia Line, Thomas Rhett, Luke Bryan, Kelsea Ballerini, and Shania Twain
LOCATION: Nashville’s Schermerhorn Symphony Center
BREAKOUT ARTIST OF THE YEAR: Kelsea Ballerini
ARTIST OF A LIFETIME: Shania Twain