Jelly Roll, Keith Urban, Lainey Wilson to perform at CMT Music Awards

Jelly Roll will perform at the CMT Music Awards. File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI
Jelly Roll will perform at the CMT Music Awards. File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI

March 19 (UPI) -- CBS has announced a first round of performers for the 2024 CMT Music Awards.

The network said in a press release Tuesday that Bailey Zimmerman, Jelly Roll, Keith Urban, Lainey Wilson, Sam Hunt and Kelsea Ballerini will take the stage at the awards show in April.

The CMT Music Awards is a fan-voted awards show celebrating favorite country music videos and television performances.

Ballerini will host this year's ceremony, which will take place April 7 at Moody Center in Austin, Texas. The show will air at 8 p.m. EDT on CBS and also be available to stream on Paramount+.

The CMT Music Awards performances will include:

Keith Urban (R) and Nicole Kidman attend the CMA Awards in 2023. File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI
Keith Urban (R) and Nicole Kidman attend the CMA Awards in 2023. File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI

Bailey Zimmerman, "Where It Ends"

Keith Urban, "Straight Line"

Lainey Wilson attends the People's Choice Awards in February. File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI
Lainey Wilson attends the People's Choice Awards in February. File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI

Lainey Wilson, "Country's Cool Again"

Sam Hunt will debut a brand-new song.

Kelsea Ballerini attends the CMA Awards in 2023. File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI
Kelsea Ballerini attends the CMA Awards in 2023. File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI

Ballerini, Wilson, Jelly Roll, Cody Johnson and Megan Moroney lead this year's nominees with three nominations each.

Ballerini, Wilson, Johnson, Jelly Roll, Ashley McBryde, Brandy Clark featuring Brandi Carlile, Brothers Osbourne, Darius Rucker, Hardy, Jason Aldean, Jordan Davis, Kacey Musgraves, Mickey Guyton featuring Kane Brown, Parmalee, Travis Childers and Zach Bryan will compete for Video of the Year.