Dierks Bentley, Florida Georgia Line and Kelly Clarkson will also perform live TV debuts on Wednesday night (June 6).
The 2018 CMT Music Awards -- airing live Wednesday night (June 6) -- will feature world premiere television performances by Darius Rucker, Dierks Bentley, Florida Georgia Line, Kelly Clarkson, Little Big Town, Sam Hunt and Backstreet Boys. Adding to the star-studded excitement, the singers will also perform brand-new songs to kick off the soundtrack of the summer.
“CMT music fans have an unquenchable thirst for music discovery,” Margaret Comeaux, executive producer of the CMT Music Awards, said in a release. “This show features the freshest and most exciting summer songs ever presented on one stage.”