Awards

How to Watch the 2020 CMT Music Awards

Kane Brown
Matthew Berinato

Kane Brown

The CMT Music Awards are the latest awards show to persevere amid the coronavirus, curating a unique mix of pre-taped performances and live elements to create a pandemic-era celebration of country music.

The show, which was originally scheduled for June 3, will kick off tonight (Oct. 21) at 8 p.m. ET/7 p.m. CT. Fans can catch the show on CMT, MTV, MTV2, Logo, Paramount Network, Pop, and TV Land. For those without cable, a seven-day free trial to Fubo TV is available here, and the show is also available on CMT online with a free trial to Hulu + Live TV here.

Hosted by Kane Brown, Ashley McBryde and Modern Family's Sarah Hyland, the CMT Music Awards will broadcast from Nashville and Tennessee at large, including clips from Bicentennial Park downtown and Ruskin Cave in Dickson.

Shania Twain, Maren Morris, Luke Combs with Brooks & Dunn, Morgan Wallen, Luke Bryan, Dan + Shay, Little Big Town, Ashley McBryde, Kane Brown, Jimmie Allen and Noah Cyrus, and Kelsea Ballerini and Halsey are all set to perform, while Taylor Swift Brandi Carlile, Demi Lovato, Diplo, Idina Menzel, Jessica Chastain, Katy Perry, Kelly Clarkson, Rob Thomas, and Tanya Tucker will appear as presenters.