5 Things We Can’t Wait to See at the 2014 CMT Music Awards (@CMT #CMTawards)

CMTMA14_AM_PROFILE_L1JLThe countdown to the2014 CMT Music Awardshas officially begun!

With only a few hours til showtime, CelebSecrets4U is giving you the breakdown on what you can expect from the awards show this evening.

The 2014 CMT MUSIC AWARDS will include performances byBlake 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, andMiranda Lambert. In addition,Brett Eldredge, Cole Swindell, Dan + Shay, Danielle Bradbery, David Nail, Thomas RhettandTyler Farrwill be performing on the Nationwide Insurance Stage. Previously announced presenters include 2 Broke Girls actressBeth Behrs, actressBrooklyn Decker,2014 CMT MUSIC AWARDS Twitter trackerCassadee Pope, actorJames Van Der Beek, Fargo actressKate Walsh,LeAnn Rimes,Rascal Flattsand CMTs BROKEN SKULL RANCH hostSteve Austin. Fans can vote online atCMT.comand 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) atCMT.com, CMT mobile and via text message to determine the nights big winner.

Today, we are sharing 5 things we cant wait to see at the2014 CMT Music Awards!Check it out below

5. Twitter Tracker

One thing we love about the CMT Music Awards is how you can experience the show just like the stars do straight from your living room!CMT.comwill simulcast the live 2014 CMT MUSIC AWARDS online, and interact with fans throughout the telecast with live Twitter (@CMT) and Facebook updates from the red carpet and backstage, driving #CMTawards to become a top trending topic throughout the live show. Viewers can keep in the loop asCassadee Popehosts Twitter Tracker spotlighting the hottest trending topics throughout the show.

4. Nationwide Insurance Stage

Every year, we look forward to the performances on the Nationwide Insurance Stage at the CMT Awards. The Nationwide Insurance stage features short, frequent performances from country music’s rising stars on a branded performance stage featuring the company’s blue frame logo. This year’s artist lineup includesBrett Eldredge,Cole Swindell,Dan + Shay,Danielle Bradbery,David Nail,Thomas RhettandTyler Farr.

3. Kristen Bell

We are super pumped to see Kristen Bell take the CMT stage for the third year in a row! Each year Kristen hosted the CMT Music Awards, she had a co-host (Jason Aldean and Toby Keith). Tonight, Kristen will be ridin’ solo and we can’t wait to see what she brings to the table!

2. Jason Derulo & John Legend

Musical phenomenons Jason DeruloandJohn Legendare making special appearances at tonight’s CMT Music Awards! We can’t wait to see Jason perform with Luke BryanandFlorida Georgia Lineand John to perform withHunter HayesandJennifer Nettles!

1. Video of the Year

The #1 thing we are looking forward to seeing at tonight’s CMT Music Awards is “Video of the Year!” Who will take home the most-coveted buckle of the night? You can still vote for your favorite artist all day today and throughout the live telecast (ET/CT only) atCMT.com, CMT mobile and via text message to determine the nights big winner.


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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