Kristen Bell and Toby Keith Hosting CMT Music Awards June 6

USMagazine, Monday, May 21, 2012, 9:17am (PDT)
  • Who knew Kristen Bell was a country music fan?

    The House of Lies actress, 31, and "Made In America" singer Toby Keith, 50, have been tapped to host the CMT Music Awards on June 6 in Nashville, Tennessee.

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    "Toby Keith and Kristen Bell are a terrific one-two knockout punch for the 2012 CMT Music Awards," John Hamlin, SVP, Music Events and Talent, CMT, tells Us Weekly in a statement. "Toby has been involved with our show every year since its inception and Kristen is as entertaining and witty as any young actor working today. We're thrilled to have them both as hosts for this year's show."

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    Confirmed performers include Carrie Underwood, Lady Antebellum, Kenny Chesney, Little Big Town, Brad Paisley and Zac Brown Band. More will be announced in the coming weeks.

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    Keith -- who is also Billboard's No. 1 Artist of the Decade and No. 1 Country Songwriter of the Decade -- has sold more than 36 million albums worldwide. Bell next appears in the movie Hit & Run, opposite her fiance, Dax Shepard, 37.

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