The 2012 CMT Music Awards
just added even more heat to the stage. The network confirms exclusively with The Boot that they've recruited Luke Bryan
, Eric Church
, Toby Keith
and Pistol Annies
to the show's list of performers. Billboard
also reports that Willie Nelson
, Rascal Flatts, Hank Williams Jr.
and the Band Perry
will take the stage. They join previously-announced performers Kenny Chesney
, Lady Antebellum
, Little Big Town
, Brad Paisley
, Carrie Underwood
and Zac Brown Band
on the CMT Music Awards 2012 lineup.
Toby Keith and actress Kristen Bell
will co-host the awards show, set to air live June 6 at 8:00 PM ET/PT on CMT and CMT.com. Toby is the only artist to have performed every year at the CMT Music Awards since its inaugural, 2002 show.
All CMT Music Awards categories are fan-voted at CMT.com
, through June 4. Get a full list of this year's nominees here
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