By Jason the 200 lb. Cowboy

CMT’s Artists of the Year event has lined up an impressive lists of musicians to pay tribute to this year’s honorees.

Meghan Trainor and Jill Scott will join Kelsea Ballerini to pay tribute to Shania Twain who is receiving this year’s Artist of a Lifetime award, while Swedish singer Zara Larsson will honor Thomas Rhett and Little Big Town’s Karen Fairchild will join Luke Bryan for their duet “Home Alone Tonight.”

In addition to Shania, Luke and Thomas, the 2016 Artists of the Year event, from Nashville’s Schermerhorn Symphony Center, will honor Florida Georgia Line, Chris Stapleton and Carrie Underwood, with Ballerini being recognized with this year’s Breakout Award. The 90-minute special will air October 29th at 9 pm ET on CMT.


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