Jason Aldean, Darius Rucker and Charles Kelley of Lady Antebellum will pay tribute to the late Gregg Allman at the CMT Music Awards.
CMT president Brian Philips says, "Over the weekend of his death, CMT’s most important artists reached out to see how we might honor Gregg at our awards. This tribute will celebrate Gregg Allman’s soul, charisma and enduring artistry."
Other performers on the show include Blake Shelton, Brett Eldredge, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert,Kelsea Ballerini andThe Chainsmokers and Florida Georgia Line will perform together, as will Keith Urban and Carrie Underwood, and Earth, Wind and Fire and Lady A.
The hosted by Charles Esten of the TV show will air on Wednesday, June 7th at 8:00 p.m. [ET].
- Collaborations with artists outside the country genre -- yea or nay?
- What Allman Brothers songs should be in the tribute?
- "Rambling Man" for sure.
- The Allmans weren't necessarily country, but they trace their roots to the same place.