Country Fans Had A Big Problem With The CMT Awards Last Night
Country music fans were bewildered when barely any country music was played during the CMT Awards this week.
Performances from Pit Bull, Fifth Harmony and Elle King left fans wondering where the country music was in Nashville Wednesday night.
Though the showrunners paired country singers with the pop artists, fans weren’t happy. (RELATED: 12 Photos Of Carrie Underwood That Remind Us Why We Love Her)
Can someone tell me why artists like 5th Harmony and pitbull are on the CMT awards? I thought it was the COUNTRY music awards?
— Emily Marie Dominie (@EmilyDominie16) June 9, 2016
This is the CMT awards why is Pitbull playing?
— Courtney (@lovelyyycourt) June 9, 2016
Wondering why Pitbull & 5th Harmony are performing at the CMTs…#CMTawards
— Kat (@MsKittyPretty) June 9, 2016
Cheap Trick and Billy Ray Cyrus? Why? No one cares about Billy Ray, and Cheap Trick is rock band. #CMTawards – 10 minutes, no country
— Derek Hudgin (@DHWritesCountry) June 9, 2016
When did the #CMTAWARDS become anything BUT country? #Pitbull? #fail And no Country Music Host/Hostess?
— Rick D (@dkcir) June 9, 2016
So far, on the CMT Awards there has been no country music….
— challie sweeney (@challie_sweeney) June 9, 2016
Well,30 minutes into the show, and still no country!#CMTawards
— larry woodis (@woodis_larry) June 9, 2016