The 2022 CMT Music Awards officially have an air date for their CBS debut.
The show will air live on Monday, April 11 at 8:00 p.m. EST. The show also has a new location this year – it will take place at the Nashville Municipal Auditorium, in addition to streaming from multiple locations around Music City.
It’s been an exciting month of music, as the Grammy Awards air on CBS on April 3. Additionally, the ACM Awards will take place a month prior, streaming for the first time on Amazon Prime Video.
“It’s official: our three-hour extravaganza in Nashville will air live on CBS on April 11 for the first time as part of the network’s biggest music month ever,” note the executive producers of the CMT Music Awards, Margaret Comeaux, John Hamlin and Leslie Fram. “Expect the most unforgettable CMT Music Awards yet, filled with world premiere performances and one-of-a-kind collaborations in and around Music City.”
The CMT Awards were originally scheduled to air on April 3, with the Grammys slated to air in January. However, due to an increase in COVID-19 cases, the Grammys were pushed, supplanting the CMT Awards from their original air date.
The only fully fan-voted country music show, the CMT Awards will also be able to stream live and on-demand on Paramount+. The streaming service has recently hosted a number of country-centric TV specials, including one by Kacey Musgraves. damn companion film to the album and Miranda Lambert, Jon Randall and Jack Ingram’s film documenting their 2021 album, Marfa bands.
Nominations and voting details for the 2022 CMT Awards are expected to be announced in the coming weeks. The performers, hosts and presenters of the show have yet to be announced.