Carly Pierce, Cody Johnson, Ken Brown, Luke Combs, and Walker Hayes announced as CMT Artists of the Year

the brand newNow you can hearken to Fox Information articles!

Carly Pierce, Cody Johnson, Ken Brown, Luke Combs, and Walker Hayes have been introduced as CMT’s Finest Artists of 2022.

The community will honor the 5 musicians throughout its annual tv particular, which might be held October 14 on the Schermerhorn Symphony Heart in Nashville, Tennessee.

“We’re honored to acknowledge the unbelievable accomplishments of this illustrious group of artists over the previous yr,” Margaret Cuomo, CMT’s senior vp of manufacturing, music and occasions, mentioned in a press release Wednesday.

Carly Pierce, Cody Johnson, Ken Brown, Luke Combs, and Walker Hayes have been announced as CMT's Best Artists of 2022.

Carly Pierce, Cody Johnson, Ken Brown, Luke Combs, and Walker Hayes have been introduced as CMT’s Finest Artists of 2022.
(John Shearer/WireImage, Sarah Kerver/Getty Photos for iHeartMedia, Jason Davis/Getty Photos for CMT)

She continued, “Carly, Cody, Kane and Luke Walker signify the colourful way forward for nation music, as they defy custom and forge a brand new path, breaking business information and style obstacles. We will not wait to have fun their extraordinary accomplishments alongside fellow artists and pals.”

2022 CMT Awards Witness Departure From City Present With ‘Wild Hearts’ Efficiency

In accordance with the announcement, numerous well-known nation stars will carry out to honor the 5 award winners. That is the primary time Pierce, Johnson and Hayes have been named CMT Artists of the Yr, and it’s the third time that Brown and Combs have acquired the award.

Pierce took to Instagram to precise her delight on the honor. She shared her official poster, writing, “The final yr of my life was one thing of a rustic music fairy story. All of the desires I’ve had since I used to be a little bit lady have made their manner into actuality.”

Brown (pictured in 2022) and Combs are among the best-selling artists in country music, filling arenas and stadiums and landing numerous songs on the charts.

Brown (pictured in 2022) and Combs are among the many best-selling artists in nation music, filling arenas and stadiums and touchdown quite a few songs on the charts.
(Photograph by Kevin Winter/Getty Photos for ACM)

Along with Brown, Combs (pictured) is the third CMT Artist of the Year.

Together with Brown, Combs (pictured) is the third CMT Artist of the Yr.
(Terry White/Getty Photos)

She added, “Thanks @CMT for naming me as one in all their artist of the yr. What a yr it was for a lady who at all times wished to sing nation music 🥲 ♥️.”

Click on right here to subscribe to our leisure e-newsletter

Pierce grew to become a favourite with music critics after the success of her album “29: Written In Stone” and got here out of a profitable duet with Ashley McBryde, “By no means Needed to Be That Lady”.

Johnson, Hayes, and Combs shared their particular person honorable stickers on their Instagram Tales. Hayes added three biceps emojis whereas Johnson wrote, “I am so excited to be named one in all CMT’s Artist of the Yr!”

Hayes took control of TikTok with his Applebee-inspired dancing earworm,

Hayes dominated TikTok along with his dancing Applebee-inspired earworm, “Fancy Like”.
(Photograph by Debra L. Rothenberg/Wireimage)

Texas-born Johnson brought the cowboy and rodeo back into country music with his inspirational song

Texas-born Johnson introduced the cowboy and rodeo again into nation music along with his inspiring tune “Til You Cannot.”
(Nathan Congleton/NBC by way of Getty Photos)

Texas-born Johnson introduced the cowboy and rodeo again into nation music along with his inspiring tune “Til You Cannot.” Hayes dominated TikTok along with his dancing Applebee-inspired earworm, “Fancy Like”.

Brown and Combs are among the many best-selling artists in nation music, filling arenas and stadiums and attaining a number of hits on the charts. Each launched new albums in 2022 and might be touring overseas.

CLICK HERE FOR FOX NEWS APP

In accordance with CMT’s press launch, the awards can even embody music pairs, particular friends, extra honorees, performers and presenters that might be introduced within the weeks main as much as the occasion. This yr’s 2022 CMT artists might be broadcast reside on CBS at 9 PM ET / 8 PM ET.

The Related Press contributed to this report.