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Justin Bieber, Scotty McCreery, Lauren Alaina Added to CMT Awards Line-Up

June 1, 2011 (4:26 am) GMT
The 'Never Say Never' singer is confirmed to attend the awards show along with the 2011 winner and runner-up of 'American Idol' as well as the likes of Shania Twain and Hines Ward.
Justin Bieber, Scotty McCreery, Lauren Alaina Added to CMT Awards Line-Up

More big stars are added to the already-star-studded guest list of upcoming Country Music Television (CMT) Awards. The latest one is who scores his first CMT nomination in Collaborative Video of the Year, thanks to "That Should Be Me", his joint track with .

Joining the pop idol will be and who recently finished first and second respectively at the "" finale. They have dropped their country debut single with Scotty releasing "I Love You This Big" and Lauren offering "Like My Mother Does".

"I Love You This Big" bowed at number 32 on Billboard Hot Country Songs chart and climbed to No. 5 on iTunes song list. It's reportedly the highest chart debut for a new artist on the Country charts in the SoundScan era. The previous records on the Billboard chart had been 42 and 41.

The other guests include , , , , Melissa Peterman and . Newly-crowned "" winner Hines Ward, Green Bay Packers' Clay Matthews, and stars of CMT original movie "To the Mat" Laura Bell Bundy and Ricky Schroder are invited as well.

Hosted by , the CMT Awards will be held in a live ceremony in Nashville, Tennessee on June 8. , , , , , , , and will perform.

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