It’s the ‘CMT Music Awards’ tonight with hosts Jason Aldean and actress Kristen Bell. Jason kicks off the show with Lenny Kravitz, Carrie Underwood pays tribute to the Oklahoma tornado victims and Nelly will join Florida Georgia Line. Other performers include Keith Urban, Pistol Annies, Lady A, Luke Bryan, Hunter Hayes and Little Big Town.
George Strait was to perform tonight but his father John died yesterday at 91 and he’s buried tomorrow so George has canceled.
Presenters tonight include The Band Perry, Kellie Pickler, Dog the Bounty Hunter, Kevin Bacon, Larry the Cable Guy and Elvis’s daughter, Lisa Marie.
George Strait's Dad Passes Away at 91
George Strait's father John died yesterday at 91 following a lengthy illness. George said, “we’re grateful we were able to spend time with daddy the weeks before he passed away.” He’ll be buried tomorrow.
Jake Owen Saves a Life
Jake Owen’s new album is out in December and speaking of Jake, when the husband of his former publicist got this deadly bacterial infection on vacation in Wyoming, Jake got him to Nashville on a private jet and saved his life.
Taylor Swift Winning Over R.I. Neighbors
Taylor Swift may just win over her new neighbors in Rhode Island, because she’s now allowing beach cleanup volunteers onto her property. When they returned earlier this week, they were not hassled by her guards when they were in the area behind her house.
Johnny Cash Stamp Out Today
The post office is releasing a limited edition Johnny Cash Forever Stamp today.
LeAnn Rimes Up Late Tonight
Finally – tonight LeAnn Rimes is on ‘Chelsea Lately’ and Gretchen Wilson performs on the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson.