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Kid Rock Vows 'I Will Be Awesome' Hosting CMTs

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(AP) NASHVILLE, Tenn. - There will be no shortage of swagger on stage at the CMT Awards this summer. Kid Rock confirmed on his website Thursday that he will be hosting the awards show in Nashville on June 9. 

"All I can promise is I will be awesome," said Kid Rock. 

Kid Rock is no stranger to country music. His song "All Summer Long" was a top 5 hit on the country singles chart in 2008 and the video won a CMT Award last year. He also taped an episode of "CMT Crossroads" with Hank Williams Jr. in 2001. 

Other expected performers include Toby Keith, Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban. 

Fans can vote for the nominees at CMT.com. First round voting ends Monday, May 3. Finalists will be announced on May 11. 

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