JASON ALDEAN, DARIUS RUCKER TO PAY TRIBUTE TO GREGG ALLMAN DURING CMT AWARDS
Written by Warren Ellison on June 5, 2017
Jason Aldean, Darius Rucker and Lady Antebellum’s Charles Kelley will pay a musical tribute to the late Gregg Allman during this month’s CMT Music Awards. Allman died on Saturday from liver cancer at age 69. The CMT Music Awards will air live from Nashville on June 7th. The list of the show’s performers grows with the additions of Kelsea Ballerini and Little Big Town. Previously announced performers include Blake Shelton, Brett Eldredge, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert and Thomas Rhett, plus live collaborations by Chainsmokers and Florida Georgia Line, Keith Urban and Carrie Underwood and Earth, Wind & Fire and Lady Antebellum. Additional acts and presenters will be announced soon. Online voting continues at cmt.com.