2013 CMT Music Awards – First Presenters Announced! @CMT #CMTawards

2013 CMT Music AwardsThe2013 CMT MUSIC AWARDSpromises to be nothing short of an entertainment-filled night as Nashville starCharles Esten, CMTs DOG AND BETH: ON THE HUNT starsDuaneDog & Beth Chapman, CMT ONE COUNTRY spokespeopleFlorida Georgia Line, country superstarKeith Urban, recent Dancing with the Stars championKellie Pickler, musical duoKevin & Michael BaconofThe Bacon Brothers, CMTs BOUNTY HUNTERS co-starLarry the Cable Guy,Lisa Marie PresleyandScotty McCreeryare all set to present at this years show. The 2013 CMT MUSIC AWARDS will air LIVE onWednesday, June 5at 8:00 p.m., ET/PT on CMT andCMT.com.

Leading up to country musics first fan-voted awards show, FEMALE VIDEO OF THE YEAR and BREAKTHROUGH VIDEO OF THE YEAR nomineeJana Kramerwill host the 2013 CMT MUSIC AWARDS VIDEO OF THE YEAR SPECIAL premieringSaturday, June 1at 2:00 p.m., ET/PT. Kramer will present the nominees for the coveted VIDEO OF THE YEAR category in the one-hour special.

Hosted byJason AldeanandKristen Bell, the 2013 CMT MUSIC AWARDS will include performances byCarrie Underwood,Darius Rucker,Florida Georgia Line,George Strait,Hunter Hayes,Jason Aldean,Keith Urban,Lady Antebellum,Little Big Town,Luke BryanandTaylor Swift. Fans can vote online now atCMT.com, and on their mobile device atCMT Mobileor theCMT Insiderapp available on iPhone, iPad and Android now through June 2 to determine the winners. The six finalists for VIDEO OF THE YEAR will be announced at the beginning of the live show and fans can then vote atCMT.com, CMT mobile, on the CMT Insider app and via text message throughout the live telecast (ET/CT only) to determine the nights big winner.

Prior to the main event, the hottest stars in country, rock and pop culture entertainment will step out in their designer best at the 2013 CMT MUSIC AWARDS RED CARPET, hosted by CMTsCody Alan,Katie CookandAllisonDeMarcusLIVE onWednesday, June 5at 7:00 p.m., ET/PT on CMT andCMT.com. The CMT hosts will report live from the star-studded red carpet with exclusive interviews, candid moments and a first look at the fashion choices of the nights biggest stars.

Veteran live event producer Michael Dempsey returns to executive produce the 2013 CMT MUSIC AWARDS alongside director Joe DeMaio. John Hamlin and Margaret Comeaux serve as executive producers for CMT.

For more information as it becomes available, follow CMT on Twitter (@CMT), hashtag #CMTawards and become a fan of the CMT MUSIC AWARDS onFacebook.

For the fourth year, the CMT MUSIC AWARDS will be broadcast on the Armed Forces Network to our deployed men and women in the military all over the world.

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.

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