The biggest names in country music aligned at the Bridgestone Arena for the 2014 CMT Music Awards
held at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville on Wednesday evening (June 4th).
The official kick-off event for the 2014 CMT Music Awards brought out the best fashion, couples, and musicians to celebrate the CMA Music Festival beginning tomorrow, June 5th.
Stars in attendance included host Kristen Bell, Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton, Florida Georgia Line, Luke Bryan, Danielle Bradbery, Cassadee Pope, Dan + Shay, Eric Church, Hunter Hayes, Carrie Underwood, the Cast of Party Down South, Cody Alan, Eli Young Band, Eric Decker and Jessie James Decker, Jason Aldean, Justin Moore, Kacey Musgraves, Keith Urban, Kip Moore, Lindsey Stirling, Lionel Richie,
Sara Evans, The Band Perry, Tom Arnold and Vince Neil and special guests Jason Derulo and John Legend.
The 2014 CMT MUSIC AWARDS
will include performances by Blake Shelton, Brantley Gilbert, Carrie Underwood, Dierks Bentley, Eric Church, Florida Georgia Line, Hunter Hayes, Jake Owen, Jennifer Nettles, Kacey Musgraves, Keith Urban, Lady Antebellum, Lee Ann Womack, Little Big Town, Luke Bryan, and Miranda Lambert. In addition, Brett Eldredge, Cole Swindell, Dan + Shay, Danielle Bradbery, David Nail, Thomas Rhett and Tyler Farr
will be performing on the Nationwide Insurance Stage. Previously announced presenters include “2 Broke Girls
” actress Beth Behrs
, actress Brooklyn Decker
, 2014 CMT MUSIC AWARDS Twitter tracker Cassadee Pope
, actor James Van Der Beek
” actress Kate Walsh, LeAnn Rimes, Rascal Flatts
and CMT’s BROKEN SKULL RANCH host Steve Austin
. Fans can vote online at CMT.com
and on their mobile device at CMT Mobile now through June 1 to determine the winners. The six finalists for VIDEO OF THE YEAR will be announced on the morning of June 4 and fans can then vote all day and throughout the live telecast (ET/CT only) at CMT.com
, CMT mobile and via text message to determine the night’s big winner.
Check out photos from the red carpet below. Make sure to tune in to the 2014 CMT Music Awards TONIGHT, June 4th, @ 8/7c on CMT.
Photos: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images