Kelsea Ballerini To Host CMT Music Awards For Fourth Consecutive Year

CMT Music Awards

The CMT Music Awards will return on Sunday, April 7th, 2024

The annual CMT Music Awards is a fan-voted awards show that celebrates the brightest stars in country music. The event will air live from the Moody Center in Austin, Texas, and promises to include “electrifying performances and tributes to industry legends.”


Kelsea Ballerini will host of the 2024 CMT Music Awards

On Tuesday (Feb 27), it was announced that country music sweetheart, Kelsea Ballerini, will return for the fourth year in a row as host of the awards show. This time around, she will be riding solo. In previous years, Ballerini has co-hosted alongside fellow country artist Kane Brown.

Ballerini told CMT:

“I couldn’t be more excited to be back for my fourth year with my CMT family to host this year’s CMT Music Awards in Austin, Texas. Hosting an awards show that celebrates the music that the fans love most has been an honor, and I know this year will be another unforgettable night.”

Kelsea Ballerini gives a behind-the-scenes look at her CMT Awards host photo shoot

In a video shared to social media, Kelsea Ballerini brings her followers along for her CMT Awards shoot at 14Tenn studio in Nashville, Tennessee. The singer describes the days as the “kick-off” or “day one of getting ready for the CMT Awards.” Check it out below!  

Watch the 2024 CMT MUSIC AWARDS on April 7 at 8:00PM ET/7:00 PM CT on CBS or stream live and on-demand on Paramount+.