The CMT Music Awards, which have been running in different forms since the 1960s, are to premiere live on CBS in 2022.
In the most recent illustration of corporate synergy, the broadcast network will turn into the home of the event, which has granted specialists like Carrie Underwood and Taylor Swift lately.
The move gives CBS another live awards ceremony; notwithstanding falling numbers across grants event, they are for the most part a shelter for live ratings.
In 2021, ViacomCBS debuted the event, which is down home music’s just altogether fan-casted a ballot grant show, on CMT just as sister networks MTV, MTV2, Logo, Paramount Network and TV Land yet the transition to CBS will essentially extend its reach.
It comes after CBS circulated the 56th yearly Academy of Country Music Awards in April. Regardless of being the least watched ACM Awards to date, it actually halted all of transmission in the demo and drew bigger crowd than its network competitors combined.
For the 2022 occasion, CMT will start off the organization’s first since forever Country Music Week by facilitating week-long special programming and events covered by select director’s cut airings of the CMT Music Awards later on CMT and different ViacomCBS platforms.
The 2021 show was hosted by Kelsea Ballerini and Kane Brown, and featured performances from H.E.R. + Chris Stapleton, Gladys Knight, Mickey Guyton + Breland, and Carrie Underwood, who stays the most-granted craftsman in CMT Awards history with 22 wins.
It joins the likes of The Grammy Awards, The Tony Awards and the Kennedy Center Honors on CBS.