A brand-new 90-minute program honoring Vince Gill’s amazing career and body of work, “CMT GIANTS: Vince Gill,” was unveiled by CMT. The star-studded event debuts exclusively on CMT on Friday, September 16 at 9 p.m. and 8 c. Wendy Moten, a vocalist on Gill’s tour, made the announcement yesterday night in front of a packed house at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium on night one of his four-night stay.
Brad Paisley, Carrie Underwood, Chris Stapleton, Cody Johnson, Luke Combs, Maren Morris, and Ricky Skaggs are just a few of the big-name musicians that will play at “CMT GIANTS: Vince Gill” in celebration of Gill and his renowned hits. Additional performers will be announced.
As additional special guests, Emmylou Harris, Keith Urban, Reba McEntire, Rodney Crowell, and Sting will be there to share personal anecdotes, look back on their time working with Gill, and discuss his lasting influence on country music. Along with previously unreleased images, performance video, and interviews from the archives, the program will also include an all new sit-down interview with Gill in which he discusses his life, career, influences, and ambitions for the future.
During CMT’s new music special, the brand-new Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Belmont University in Nashville will have its televised premiere.
Gill has a long-standing relationship with CMT, and in 2011 he worked with Sting on an episode of the venerable music series “CMT Crossroads.” In 2006, he further made an appearance with Alison Krauss for the “CMT Cross Country” series. His most recent appearance was when he gave pal Reba McEntire her special “Artist of a Lifetime” award at the 2019 “CMT Artists of the Year” presentation.
The CMT GIANTS series, which debuted in 2006, is CMT’s prestigious award program honoring the careers of some of country music’s most illustrious performers, including Reba McEntire (2006), Hank Williams, Jr. (2007), Alan Jackson (2008), Kenny Rogers (2020), and Charley Pride (2021). Stars who have previously appeared in past specials include, to name a few, Alan Jackson, Buddy Guy, Darius Rucker, Faith Hill, Garth Brooks, George Strait, Gladys Knight, Gretchen Wilson, Jennifer Nettles, Kelly Clarkson, LeAnn Rimes, Lionel Richie, Luke Combs, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Martina McBride, Megan Mullally, Michael McDonald, Rascal Flatts, Steven Tyler, Taylor.
Executive produced by Tom Forrest of Taillight and Margaret Comeaux of CMT is “CMT GIANTS: Vince Gill.” Jackie Barba and Heather D. Shanna Strassberg is the producer of talent, while Leslie Fram is the executive in charge of talent.
Is “CMT Giants: Vince Gill” on Hulu?
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Is “CMT Giants: Vince Gill” on HBO Max?
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Is “CMT Giants: Vince Gill” on Netflix?
“CMT Giants: Vince Gill” will not be coming on Netflix. Best alternatives: The Informer, Endless Love.
Is “CMT Giants: Vince Gill” on Prime Video?
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Is “CMT Giants: Vince Gill” on CMT?
The star-studded event debuts exclusively on CMT on Friday, September 16 at 9 p.m. and 8 c. Wendy Moten, a vocalist on Gill’s tour, made the announcement yesterday night in front of a packed house at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium on night one of his four-night stay.
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