Kelsea Ballerini and Anthony Mackie to Host 2022 CMT Awards

Kelsea Ballerini is teaming up with Marvel star Anthony Mackie to host the 2022 CMT Awards.

This will be Kelsea’s 2nd year as host of the music video award show and Mackie’s first.

“I’m thrilled to be returning as host at this year’s CMT Awards with Anthony Mackie! This award show is always a special one, as it revolves around the fans and celebrates their favorite artists,” Kelsea said in a statement.

The Avengers star is no stranger to the show, he presented the “Video of the Year” award at the 2021 awards ceremony.  Mackie said in a statement, “I had the pleasure of presenting at last year’s CMT Music Awards and received the warmest welcome from the country music community and the city of Nashville. I can’t wait to get back to Music City to co-host this year’s awards with the amazing Kelsea Ballerini.”

Nominations for the 2022 CMT MUSIC AWARDS will be announced on Wednesday, March 16, on CBS Mornings. Fan voting at will begin simultaneously and run through Monday, April 4.

The show is set for April 11th and will broadcast live on CBS for the first time.

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