CMT Awards 2021: Full Performers List: Gladys Knight to Niko Moon, here are stars who will set the stage on fire

CMT Awards 2021: Full Performers List: Gladys Knight to Niko Moon, here are stars who will set the stage on fire
(L-R) Blanco Brown, Hailey Whitters and Dylan Scott (Photos by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for dcp, Emma McIntyre/Getty Images, Mike Coppola/Getty Images for Dylan Scott)

The 2021 CMT Music Awards, the only fan-voted country music awards, will air live in June with Kelsea Ballerini and Kane Brown slated to host the show. Ballerini will present the CMT Music Awards for the first time, while Brown will hosting for the second year in a row.

Brown had a good year in 2020 when he won Favorite Male Country Artist thrice in a row. Ballerini joined the judge's panel of 'The Voice' this year. Last year's awards were presented by Kane Brown, Ashley McBryde and actress Sarah Hyland. The awards presentation this year will honor music's biggest names, with two-and-a-half hours of uninterrupted performances and one-of-a-kind collaborations taking place in and around Music City.


CMT Awards 2021: Air date, how to live stream, hosts and all you need to know about fan-voted show

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The 2021 CMT Music Awards will air live on Wednesday, June 9, 2021, at 8 pm ET/7 p.m. CT. The event, like every year, will be broadcast live from Nashville, Tennessee, also known as 'Music CIty'. The performances have been pre-taped from locations in and around Nashville like the downtown Bicentennial Park and Ruskin Cave in Dickson, Tennessee.


Full Performers List

For the grand 20th edition of CMT awards, as many as 28 artists are slated to hit the stage. Check the full star-studded lineup and what they will be performing below.


The featured acts on the Ram Trucks Side Stage include the following songs:

Blanco Brown: 'Nobody’s More Country'

Dylan Scott: 'Nobody'

Hailey Whitters: 'Fillin’ My Cup'

Lainey Wilson: 'Things A Man Oughta Know'

Niko Moon: 'Good Time'

Tenille Arts: 'Somebody Like That'

Singer Niko Moon in concert at Gramercy Theatre on March 04, 2020 in New York City. (Photo by Arturo Holmes/Getty Images)

Other performers

Lauren Alaina

Kelsea Ballerini

Gabby Barrett

Dierks Bentley


John Osborne (L) and T.J. Osborne (R) of the Brothers Osborne perform during the half time of the game between the Chicago Bears and the Chicago Bears show at Ford Field on November 28, 2019 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Brothers Osborne

Luke Bryan

Luke Combs

Mickey Guyton

Jack Ingram

Paul Klein

Gladys Knight

Country Artist Miranda Lambert performs at Bridgestone Arena on January 24, 2020 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images for Essential Broadcast Media)


Miranda Lambert

Lady A


Jon Pardi

Carly Pearce

Carrie Underwood performs during Global Citizen Prize Awards Special Honoring Changemakers In 2020 Shaping The World We Want on December 19, 2020 in New York City. (Photo by Getty Images/Getty Images for Global Citizen)


Jon Randall

Thomas Rhett

Chris Stapleton

Carrie Underwood

Chris Young

Singer/songwriter Chris Young performs during a stop of the Raised on Country World Tour 2019 at MGM Grand Garden Arena on August 17, 2019, in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

How to live stream

The 2021 CMT Music Awards will air on CMT and be simulcast across MTV, MTV2, Logo, Paramount Network and TV Land. If you are not based in the United States, using a VPN will help you watch the ceremony on these streaming platforms:

Fubo TV: Get a seven-day free trial and it costs $44.99 a month.
Hulu+ Live TV: Get a seven-day free trial and a monthly plan costs $54.99.
Philo TV: You can get a seven-day free trial and a monthly plan costs $20.
YouTube TV: You can avail a five-day free trial and a monthly plan will cost you $49.99.

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