2020 CMT Music Awards to Air on Oct. 21 With Outdoor Performances Throughout Nashville

The 2020 CMT Music Awards—originally slated for June 3—will now take place on October 21.

The show, which was reschedule due to the COVID-19 pandemic, will air on CMT, with a six-network simulcast across MTV, MTV2, Logo, Paramount Network, Pop and TV Land. The show will celebrate country music’s biggest stars with outdoor performances in and around Music City.

The fan-voted CMT Awards hand out annual awards in a number of categories, including Video of the Year, Collaborative Video of the Year, Breakthrough Video of the Year and more.

Last year, the show at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena included performances by Carrie Underwood, Dan + Shay, Kane Brown, Kelsea Ballerini, Luke Bryan, Maren Morris, Thomas Rhett, Boyz II Men, Brandi Carlile, Brett Young, Keith Urban, Little Big Town, Luke Combs and more.

Tune in to CMT, MTV, MTV2, Logo, Paramount Network, Pop or TV Land on Oct. 21 at 7 p.m. CT.

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