February 20, 2008 09:29:22 GMT
A number of notable country musicians like Toby Keith, Carrie Underwood, Alan Jackson and Taylor Swift have been tapped as the performers in the award event.
List of performers for the upcoming CMT Music Awards have been unveiled. Toby Keith, Taylor Swift, Sugarland, Carrie Underwood, Alan Jackson and biggest first round nominee Brad Paisley are among those confirmed taking the stage on April 14.
Tickets for the show which is held at Nashville's The Curb Event center will be sold starting from this Saturday, February 23 at 10 A.M. More performers will be announced as the event's date comes closer.
Meanwhile, votes are still accumulated for the final nominees of the 12 categories and will be closed on Monday, February 25. The final four candidates in each category will be announced on March 6 and fans can then vote for the winners starting from April 11. The video of the year nominees will be announced the night of the awards and voted live during the show.