Carly Pearce, Cody Johnson, Kane Brown, Luke Combs and Walker Hayes were revealed as this year’s CMT Artists of the Year Honorees.
These five country music stars will be honored at a ceremony at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center in Nashville. The event will feature some of the biggest names in country music honoring Carly, Cody, Kane, Luke and Walker through special performances.
CMT.com states, “The “Artists of the Year” dominated the last 12 months in country music, across all CMT platforms, notched No. 1 albums and singles, and entertained and inspired millions.”
This is the first time to be CMT Artists of the Year for Carly, Cody and Walker. Kane and Luke each received the honor twice previously. They both were honored in 2019 and 2021.
The event will be recorded to premiere at 8p.m. central time (9p.m. eastern time) Friday, Oct. 14th, on CMT.
(Photos courtesy of: Carly Pearce – Big Machine Label Group; Cody Johnson – Warner Music Nashville; Walker Hayes – Monument Records; Kane Brown & Luke Combs – Sony Music Nashville)
By: Buck Stevens