5 Unexpected Past Hosts of The CMT Music Awards

The CMT Music Awards are known for highlighting country music's biggest stars and their achievements with music videos. Over the decade, some familiar, yet surprising faces have hosted the show. Take a look at the 5 most unexpected past hosts of the CMT Music Awards.


1. Pamela Anderson

Pamela Anderson hosted the CMT Awards alongside country superstar Toby Keith in 2003. Pamela Anderson isn’t known for her hosting abilities, but she sure did a great job!


2. Kathy Najimy

Actress Kathy Najimy took the stage in 2002. Kathy is best known for her comedic leading roles in Sister Act and Hocus Pocus.


3- Kristen Bell

The Frozen voice actress hosted the CMT Awards in 2012 with Toby Keith, and in 2013 with Jason Aldean. She did such a great job, they decided to have her host alone for the first time in 2014.


4. Sarah Hyland

Best known for her role in Modern Family, Sarah Hyland hosted the show in 2020 alongside country superstars Kane Brown and Ashley McBryde.



5. Brittany Snow

Brittany Snow hosted The CMA Awards with Erin Andrews in 2015. Snow is no stranger to music starring in movie musicals like Hairspray and the Pitch Perfect franchise.


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