Jason Aldean, Jelly Roll, Others Join CMT Awards As Performers, Presenters

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Jason Aldean and Dasha joined the star-studded lineup of the 2024 CMT Music Awards, CMT announced on Wednesday morning (April 3), while also revealing the lengthy list of presenters for the highly-anticipated show.

Dasha, on a fast rise as a singer-songwriter, will make her CMT Music Awards debut with a song titled after the city where the show will take place, “Austin.” Aldean will mark his 9th CMT Music Awards performance with a rendition of “Let Your Boys Be Country” from his latest full-length studio album, Highway Desperado, per the announcement on Wednesday. The two artists join an all-star list of artists taking the stage during the show, including: Bailey ZimmermanCody JohnsonJelly RollKeith UrbanKelsea BalleriniLainey WilsonLittle Big Town with SugarlandMegan MoroneyNEEDTOBREATHE with Jordan DavisOld Dominion with Megan MoroneyParker McCollum with Brittney SpencerSam Hunt, and Trisha Yearwood, who will also receive the first-ever June Carter Cash Humanitarian Award.

CMT also revealed the list of presenters for the 2024 awards show: Amber RileyBilly Bob Thornton (Landman), Carly PearceCody AlanCody JohnsonEmily Osment (Young Sheldon), Emma RobertsGayle King (CBS Mornings), James Van Der Beek, Jane Seymour, Jelly RollMax Theriot (Fire Country), Megan MoroneyMelissa EtheridgeMickey GuytonMinnie DriverMontana Jordan (Young Sheldon), Parmalee and Paul Walter Hauser, the press release reads.

Voting remains open for the most coveted award of the night, Video of the Year. CMT revealed the Top 6 finalists, narrowed down from a list that originally included 16 nominees, earlier this week. Ashley McBrydeCody JohnsonHARDYJelly RollKelsea Ballerini — who is also returning to solo host the show — and Lainey Wilson are still up for the award. The Top 3 nominees will be announced the morning of the show, and voting in this category will remain open through the live show at vote.cmt.com, leading to the final winner at the end of the night. See the full list of nominees here.

The 2024 CMT Music Awards will return to Moody Center in Austin, Texas, taking place on Sunday, April 7, and airing live (8:00-11:00 PM, ET/delayed PT). Viewers can watch on CBS and stream live and on demand on Paramount+.