Blake Shelton, Carly Pearce, Cody Johnson and Keith Urban will perform at the 2023 CMT Music Awards.
Lainey Wilson, the leading nominee at this year’s CMT Music Awards, and Kane Brown and Kelsea Ballerini, the hosts of the show, are also among the first round of performers announced on Tuesday.
Shelton, Pearce, Johnson, and Urban are all nominees this year. Carrie Underwood was the first performer announced for the award show.
Shelton has won eight CMT Music Awards in the last 20 years, and this performance marks his first return to the CMT Music Awards in five years. He plans to sing his current single, “No Body.”
More performers and presenters at the 2023 CMT Music Awards will be announced in the coming weeks.
The event will air live on CBS from the Moody Center in Austin, Texas, on April 2.
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