“Nashville’s” Deacon Claybourne Is Hosting the “CMT Music Awards”

The first round of performers have been announced for this year’s “CMT Music Awards” . . . and they include Blake Shelton, Brett Eldredge, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, and Thomas Rhett.

The NOMINATIONS will be announced one week from today, on May 9th.

That’s also when fan voting begins.  Voting will stay open through June 5th.

This year’s host is CHARLES ESTEN, who plays Deacon Claybourne on “Nashville”.   He posted a video yesterday, and said, “Guess who’s hosting the #CMTawards this year on June 7th at 8:00 P.M.  Go on.  Guess.”