CMT’s 10th annual Artist of the Year celebration is happening tonight at Nashville’s Schermerhorn Symphony Center. This year’s honorees include Carrie Underwood, Dan + Shay, Kane Brown, Luke Combs and Thomas Rhett.
In addition, Reba McEntire will be honored with the CMT Artist of a Lifetime Award, an honor previously awarded to such artist as Loretta Lynn, Shania Twain, Kenny Rogers and Merle Haggard. Ashley McBryde will also be honored with a special award, Breakout Artist of the Year, an award previously given to Chris Stapleton(2015) and Kelsea Ballerini (2016).
The Artist of the Year event will air live on CMT at 8 pm, and feature performances by some of this year's honorees, as well as by Sam Hunt and Lady Antebellum, who’ll pay tribute to Reba and “This Is Us’” Chrissy Metz who’ll perform in honor of Luke Combs.
Source: Dr. Dave’s Ultimate Prep