Carrie Underwood, Kenny Chesney, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town, Brad Paisley and the Zac Brown Band are the first performers announced to play the 2012 CMT Music Awards.
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Underwood is this year’s leading nominee with five nods, followed by Miranda Lambert with four.
Several artists earned three nominations: Taylor Swift, Jason Aldean, Lady Antebellum, Rascal Flatts, Blake Shelton, Thompson Square and The Civil Wars.
Fans can vote now through June 4 to determine the winners online at CMT.com.
The 11th annual awards show will air live June 6 from Nashville on CMT.