Charles Esten has been chosen to host the 2017 CMT Awards. Esten shared the news on Twitter:“I’ve always been a fan of the show. I’ve attended, I’ve presented, I’ve never hosted. This is brand new for me. What could go right?”
This will be the first time Esten has hosted the show. Brett Eldrege and Thomas Rhett are expected to perform at the awards show.
The awards nominations will be released May 9. The 2017 CMT Awards will be live from Bridgestone Arena June 7.