October 30, 2014
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Taylor Swift leads a list of country's hottest stars set to perform at the CMT Music Awards next month.
Swift, Miranda Lambert's Pistol Annies, Luke Bryan, Hunter Hayes and Little Big Town are the first performers announced for the June 5 awards show.
Jason Aldean and Kristen Bell are set to host the fan-voted awards show when it's broadcast live from Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn.
Lambert, Bryan and Eric Church are this year's top nominees. Fans can vote in all categories at the music channel's website through June 2. Six finalists for top honor video of the year will be announced at the top of the broadcast and fans can vote on a winner during the show.
More performers and presenters will be announced later.
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