How to watch CMT Celebrates Our Heroes online with Tim McGraw, Miranda Lambert and more

How to watch CMT Celebrates Our Heroes
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CMT Celebrates Our Heroes start time, channel

In less than an hour, CMT Celebrates Our Heroes starts at 8 p.m. Eastern, on CMT, Paramount Network, Pop TV and TV Land.

The Country Western universe is about to watch CMT Celebrates Our Heroes online, which starts soon. Country music's biggest stars are teaming up for a virtual tribute to first responders and healthcare workers, the U.S. military, food industry workers, community leaders and other inspirational Americans. 

The special will feature performances and appearances by Tim McGraw, Miranda Lambert, Darius Rucker, Blake Shelton, Carrie Underwood, Brandi Carlile, Lady Antebellum, Sam Hunt and many more. 

CMT Celebrates Our Heroes is airing across four networks: CMT, Paramount Network, Pop TV and TV Land. It's a different take on CMT's usual Artists of the Year  celebration honoring the year's top country artists. In the past, the live, Nashville-based special has advocated for important causes, such as raising awareness and funds for those impacted by Hurricane Harvey as well as the tragic events at Route 91 Harvest music festival in Las Vegas. 

Here's everything you need to know about how to watch CMT Celebrates Our Heroes online. Watch a promo below:

How to watch CMT Celebrates Our Heroes anywhere, with a VPN

Just because CMT isn't available everywhere doesn't mean you need to miss CMT Celebrates Our Heroes if you're away from home. Watching along with the rest of the internet can be pretty easy. With the right VPN (virtual private network), you can stream the show from wherever you go.

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How to watch CMT Celebrates Our Heroes in the US

Country fans in the U.S. can watch CMT Celebrates Our Heroes on Wednesday, June 3 at 8 p.m. Eastern on CMT, Paramount Network, Pop TV and TV Land if you have a cable or satellite package.

If you've already cut the cord, you can watch CMT Celebrates Our Heroes on several live TV streaming services, including Sling TV, Philo, Fubo TV and AT&T TV Now.

Of these options, we recommend Sling TV, which is $30 a month and offers more than 50 channels, including ESPN. Philo is a great, cheaper option at $20 a month for 58 channels and unlimited DVR recordings.

Sling TV

Right now, you can try <a href="" data-link-merchant=""" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Sling TV for free for three days to see all that Sling has to offer. Sling Blue includes more than 50 channels including Paramount Network, AMC, Bravo, CNN, Comedy Central, Food Network, FX, TNT and USA. You can get CMT and TV Land by adding on the Comedy Extra package for $5.


<a href="" data-link-merchant=""" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Philo is one of the cheapest live TV streaming services in the market, at just $20 per month for 58 channels. And you can try it with a free trial for seven days — no registration required. Philo's lineup includes top networks including CMT, Paramount Network, TV Land, AMC, BET, Comedy Central, Food Network, HGTV, MTV and TLC.

CMT Celebrates Our Heroes: Country artists lineup

The CMT Celebrates Our Heroes special will feature many of country music's top stars. There will be performances and cameos by: 

  • Blake Shelton
  • Bobby Bones
  • Brandi Carlile
  • Brothers Osborne
  • Carrie Underwood
  • Cody Alan
  • Darius Rucker
  • Florida Georgia Line
  • Gary Sinise
  • Jake Owen
  • Jason Aldean
  • Kane Brown
  • Keith Urban
  • Kelsea Ballerini
  • Kristen Bell
  • Lady Antebellum
  • Lauren Daigle
  • Lee Brice
  • Little Big Town
  • Luke Combs
  • Miranda Lambert
  • Olivia Munn
  • Reba McEntire
  • Sam Hunt
  • Scarlett Johansson
  • Sean Penn
  • Tim McGraw
  • Thomas Rhett
  • Zac Brown

Kelly Woo
Streaming Editor

Kelly is the streaming channel editor for Tom’s Guide, so basically, she watches TV for a living. Previously, she was a freelance entertainment writer for Yahoo, Vulture, TV Guide and other outlets. When she’s not watching TV and movies for work, she’s watching them for fun, seeing live music, writing songs, knitting and gardening.