Both Taylor Swift and Rascal Flatts have been recruited as musical acts at this year's Country Music Television (CMT) Awards. They will be joined by Toby Keith and Brad Paisley at the forthcoming annual event. Other performers for the awards will be announced later.
2009 CMT Music Awards is going to take place at Nashville's Sommet Center on June 17 with tickets for the event set to go on sale on May 2. Short list of its nominees, consisting of four names each, from all categories except Video of the Year will be announced on May 19.
As of press time, long list of the awards' nominations can be checked on CMT official website. At this first-round nominations, Taylor Swift got four nods, while Rascal Flatts received two gongs. Voting to determine its final nominees will run through May 11.