Kristen Bell to Host the 2014 CMT Music Awards for the 3rd Year in a Row

Kristen+Bell+New+York+City+Ballet+2014+Spring+5nP7VIeASQrlWith two years of CMT MUSIC AWARDS hosting experience under her belt, television and movie actress Kristen Bell revealed this morning on Twitter that she will return to host country music’s biggest party of the year when the 2014 CMT MUSIC AWARDS air LIVE on Wednesday, June 4 at 8:00 p.m. ET.  Bell previously co-hosted the fan-voted show with Jason Aldean in 2013 and Toby Keith in 2012, but this year she will host solo.

“After two years of duets with amazing partners, I’m really excited for my first solo effort,” said Bell.  “I love that the country community has welcomed me so warmly and I can’t wait to head back to Nashville for what’s sure to be another amazing show this year.”

Broadcast from Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena, the 2014 CMT MUSIC AWARDS will include performances by Blake SheltonCarrie UnderwoodEric ChurchFlorida Georgia LineLuke Bryan, and Miranda Lambert, with more performances to be announced soon.  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.

For more information as it becomes available, follow @CMT on Twitter and Instagram, use hashtag #CMTawards and like the CMT MUSIC AWARDS on Facebook.

Photo: Monica Schipper/Getty Images

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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