First-time superstar performers and world premiere collaborations added to 2023 “CMT MUSIC AWARDS,” airing April 2nd LIVE on CBS from Austin’s Moody Center


The Black Crowes & Darius Rucker team up for “CMT CROSSROADS” special taping outdoor taping in downtown Austin.

  • The Black Crowes + Darius Rucker, Jelly Roll, Tyler Hubbard, and Wynonna Judd + Ashley McBryde join the must-see lineup of performers at the 2023 CMT MUSIC AWARDS, airing LIVE from Austin, Texas’ Moody Center on Sunday, April 2nd (8:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network and available to stream live and on demand on Paramount+.*

    • The Black Crowes + Darius Rucker

      • Rockers The Black Crowes team up with “CMT Performance of the Year” nominee and longtime friend Darius Rucker for a world premiere collaboration of the band’s hit, “She Talks to Angels.”

      • The performance comes on the heels of their just-announced “CMT CROSSROADS” which will tape in front of an outdoor crowd in downtown Austin as part of “CMT MUSIC AWARDS WEEK”; the episode is slated to air later this summer.

    • Jelly Roll
      • 3x nominated genre-bending singer-songwriter Jelly Roll continues to add to his breakout year a first-ever award show performance of hit single “Need A Favor.” He also looks to take home his first major award, with nominations in “Male Video of the Year,” “Breakthrough Male Video of the Year” and “CMT Digital-First Performance of the Year” categories.

    • Tyler Hubbard

      • Tyler Hubbard sets his first ever solo awards performance with hit song, “Dancin’ In The Country,” off his recent self-titled, debut solo album. The performance comes a decade after Hubbard’s electrifying debut on the CMT Music Awards stage with Nelly as part of Florida Georgia Line.

    • Wynonna Judd + Ashley McBryde

      • 2x nominee Wynonna returns to the CMT stage following last year’s unforgettable final performance of “Love Can Build A Bridge” with her mother, the late Naomi Judd, for which they both earn first-time nods for “CMT Performance of the Year.” This year, Wynonna teams up with recent tourmate and “Video of the Year” nominee Ashley McBryde for a debut television performance. The two will also be featured together as part of The Judds: Love Is Alive – The Final Concert special event airing later this spring.

  • These six new performers join previously announced Blake Shelton, Carly Pearce, Carrie Underwood, Cody Johnson, Kane Brown + Katelyn Brown, Keith Urban, Kelsea Ballerini and Lainey Wilson as performers; Avery Anna, Chapel Hart, Jackson Dean, Lily Rose, Megan Moroney and Nate Smith will perform from the Ram Trucks Side Stage.

  • Additional performers, presenters and details about the 2023 CMT MUSIC AWARDS on CBS will be announced soon.