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Details Announced For the 2017 CMT Awards

By: Lauren Hoffman

May 2, 2017

The CMT Awards are returning this June with a new host!

Charles Esten will run the show this year live from Nashville, Tennessee! If you’re a fan of CMT’s hit series, Nashville, you probably already love him.

Esten shared the exciting announcement on his Instagram.

Guess who's hosting the #CMTawards this year on Jun 7 at 8pm. Go on. Guess!

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The singer-songwriter and actor will replace Erin Andrews and J.J. Watt who emceed last year's show. 

 The CMT Awards honor country music's best videos. Nominations will be announced May 9th and performers include Blake Shelton, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Thomas Rhett and Brett Eldredge.

Check back for more details.