CMT Awards 2020: Date, Time, Nominees, Performance, and Where to Watch Music Award

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The CMT Awards, given out by Country Music Television and voted on by fans, will be passed out on October 21, 2020, to the best music videos of the year. The hosts for the event will incorporate country singer and current nominee Kane Brown as well as Ashley McBryde and “Modern Family” actress Sarah Hyland.

When Are the CMT Music Awards 2020?

The CMT Music Awards broadcast Wednesday, October 21st, at 8 p.m. ET and 7 p.m. CT. Initially set for June 3rd, the annual celebration of country music videos was delayed until the fall due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Where Are the CMT Music Awards 2020?

The CMT Music Awards 2020 highlight pretaped performances from locations principally in and around Nashville, including Bicentennial Park downtown and Ruskin Cave in Dickson, Tennessee.

How Can You Watch the CMT Music Awards 2020?

The CMT Music Awards 2020 air on CMT, MTV, MTV2, Logo, Paramount Network, Pop, and TV Land. Try not to have cable? Watch the show with a 7-day free preliminary to Fubo TV here, which gets you moment access to the greater part of the channels that let you watch the CMT Awards online. You can likewise stream CMT online with a free preliminary to Hulu + Live TV here.

Will the CMT Music Awards 2020 Be Available for Streaming?

The CMT Music Awards 2020 will live stream on and the websites of the other partner networks. Fans can likewise watch the show through the MTV and Paramount Network apps. (The CMT Music Awards will likewise be accessible to watch on and the MTV app the day after the broadcast with a TV provider login. Use this free access offer to Fubo TV to sign-in to the channel)

Who Is Hosting the CMT Music Awards 2020?

Kane Brown, Ashley McBryde, and Modern Family actress Sarah Hyland are the three hosts of the CMT Music Awards 2020. Unexpectedly, the show will use four co-hosts. The other secret host will be uncovered nearer to showtime.

Who’s Nominated at the CMT Music Awards 2020?

Ashley McBryde, Luke Combs, Dan + Shay, Kelsea Ballerini, Sam Hunt, and Thomas Rhett are the leading nominees with three nominations each. Finalists in the top prize of Video of the Year are Carrie Underwood (“Drinking Alone”), Keith Urban (“Polaroid”), Kelsea Ballerini (“Homecoming Queen?”), Luke Combs (“Beer Never Broke My Heart”), Miranda Lambert (“Bluebird”), and Tanya Tucker (“Bring My Flowers Now”).

Full list of nominees for CMT Music Awards 2020


  • Ashley McBryde – “One Night Standards”
  • Blanco Brown – “The Git Up”
  • Carrie Underwood – “Drinking Alone”
  • Dan + Shay – “I Should Probably Go To Bed”
  • Keith Urban – “Polaroid”
  • Kelsea Ballerini – “homecoming queen?”
  • Little Big Town – “Sugar Coat”
  • Luke Combs – “Beer Never Broke My Heart”
  • Miranda Lambert – “Bluebird”
  • Old Dominion – “Some People Do”
  • Sam Hunt – “Hard To Forget”
  • Tanya Tucker – “Bring My Flowers Now”
  • The Chicks -“Gaslighter”
  • Thomas Rhett – “Remember You Young”


  • Ashley McBryde – “One Night Standards”
  • Carrie Underwood – “Drinking Alone”
  • Gabby Barrett – “I Hope”
  • Kelsea Ballerini – “homecoming queen?”
  • Maren Morris – “The Bones”
  • Miranda Lambert – “Bluebird”


  • Jason Aldean – “Got What I Got”
  • Luke Bryan – “One Margarita”
  • Luke Combs – “Even Though I’m Leaving”
  • Morgan Wallen – “Chasin’ You (Dream Video)”
  • Sam Hunt – “Hard To Forget”
  • Thomas Rhett – “Remember You Young”


  • Lady A – “Champagne Night”
  • Little Big Town – “Wine, Beer, Whiskey”
  • Midland – “Cheatin’ Songs (Live From the Palomino)”
  • Old Dominion – “One Man Band”
  • The Chicks – “Gaslighter”
  • The Highwomen – “Crowded Table”


  • Brothers Osborne – “All Night (Studio Performance)”
  • Dan + Shay – “I Should Probably Go To Bed”
  • Florida Georgia Line – “Blessings”
  • LOCASH – “One Big Country Song”
  • Maddie & Tae – “Die From A Broken Heart”


  • Blanco Brown – “The Git Up”
  • Caylee Hammack – “Family Tree”
  • Gabby Barrett – “I Hope”
  • Ingrid Andress – “More Hearts Than Mine”
  • Riley Green – “I Wish Grandpas Never Died”
  • Travis Denning – “After a Few”


  • Blake Shelton with Gwen Stefani – “Nobody But You”
  • Carly Pearce and Lee Brice – “I Hope You’re Happy Now”
  • Dan + Shay and Justin Bieber – “10,000 Hours”
  • Kane Brown featuring Nelly – “Cool Again”
  • Marshmello and Kane Brown – “One Thing Right”
  • Thomas Rhett featuring Jon Pardi – “Beer Can’t Fix”


  • From CMT Artists of the Year: Ashley McBryde – “One Night Standards”
  • From CMT Crossroads: Brooks & Dunn and Luke Combs – “Brand New Man”
  • From CMT Artists of the Year: Chris Young – “Drowning”
  • From CMT Crossroads: Halsey and Kelsea Ballerini – “Graveyard”
  • From CMT Artists of the Year: Sam Hunt – “Fancy”
  • From CMT Crossroads: Sheryl Crow and Chris Stapleton – “Tell Me When It’s Over”

How Are the CMT Music Awards winners 2020 selected?

Winners in all categories are selected through online voting by fans, winning the CMT Music Awards the differentiation of being the only altogether fan-voted country music awards show. Voting for Video of the Year stays open through the show at

Who Is Performing at the CMT Music Awards 2020?

Maren Morris, Luke Combs with Brooks and Dunn, Morgan Wallen, Luke Bryan, Dan + Shay, Little Big Town, Ashley McBryde, Kane Brown, Jimmie Allen, and Noah Cyrus, and Kelsea Ballerini and Halsey are among the performers. Shania Twain additionally makes her first CMT Music Awards performance since 2011.

Complete list of performers in CMT Music Awards 2020

  • Jimmie Allen
  • Ingrid Andress
  • Kelsea Ballerini
  • Gabby Barrett
  • Brooks and Dunn
  • Kane Brown
  • Luke Bryan
  • Luke Combs
  • Noah Cyrus
  • Dan + Shay
  • Travis Denning
  • Riley Green
  • Mickey Guyton
  • Halsey
  • Caylee Hammack
  • Sam Hunt
  • Little Big Town
  • Ashley McBryde
  • Maren Morris
  • Shania Twain
  • Morgan Wallen

Who Are the Presenters at the CMT Music Awards 2020?

Taylor Swift leads a diverse lineup of presenters that incorporates Brandi Carlile, Demi Lovato, Diplo, Idina Menzel, Jessica Chastain, Katy Perry, Kelly Clarkson, Rob Thomas, and Tanya Tucker.

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