CMT changes award show for­mat af­ter Vegas shoot­ing

Cape Breton Post - - Arts/Entertainment -

NASHVILLE — CMT is for­go­ing for­mal award pre­sen­ta­tions dur­ing this year’s Artists of the Year show and de­vot­ing the en­tire live show to “a night of hope and heal­ing through the power of mu­sic’’ fol­low­ing a mass shoot­ing at a country mu­sic fes­ti­val in Las Vegas.

The ca­ble net­work said Thurs­day the new for­mat for Wed­nes­day’s show will focus on the fans, as well as those af­fected by re­cent dev­as­tat­ing hur­ri­canes and wild­fires. Ex­ec­u­tive pro­ducer Mar­garet Comeaux says the hon­orees all agreed with the changes to the show.

Hon­orees in­clude Ja­son Aldean, Luke Bryan, Florida Ge­or­gia Line, Chris Sta­ple­ton and Keith Ur­ban.

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