Nation music is coming collectively to show as soon as once more that there’s energy in songs.
E! Information has discovered this yr’s “CMT Artists of the Yr” particular might be remodeled into an evening of hope and therapeutic.
Chris Stapleton, Florida Georgia Line, Jason Aldean, Keith City and Luke Bryan are set to be honored on the eighth-annual particular airing stay from Nashville’s Schermerhorn Symphony Heart.
The modifications observe the devastating hurricanes and mass capturing on the Route 91 Harvest Competition in Las Vegas.
Andra Day and Little Large City will assist kick off the night with a efficiency of “Rise Up.” They may later be part of Lee Ann Womack and Frequent for a rendition of “Stand Up For One thing.”
“Given the devastation of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria and the mass shootings in Las Vegas, we really feel a dedication to our followers to handle all the tragedies not in a single somber and solemn second or section, however relatively commit the whole night to uplifting the followers by means of high-spirited music,” mentioned Frank Tanki, Basic Supervisor of CMT and TV Land. “Each ‘Rise Up’ and ‘Stand Up for One thing’ are inspirational anthems that completely sum the message for the night.”
Frank added, “The particular has all the time been a spot the place artists from totally different genres can stand side-by-side, and now greater than ever, we need to showcase the facility of unity and resilience by means of music.”
This yr’s ceremony is not going to embrace formal shows of awards and speeches. As an alternative, honorees will ship heartfelt messages on to the followers.
Watch all of it unfold when the 90-minute particular airs Wednesday, October 18 at eight p.m. on CMT.