Darius Rucker, Jason Aldean,and Lady Antebellum’s Charles Kelley are set to pay tribute the late Gregg Allman at next week’s CMT Music Awards. Allman passed away this weekend from complications from liver cancer at the age of 69.
“Gregg Allman and The Allman Brothers Band helped create the bedrock foundation of modern southern music,” CMT President Brian Philips says. “Over the weekend following his death, CMT’s most important artists reached out to see how we might honor Gregg at our Awards.”
He adds, “This tribute will celebrate Gregg Allman’s soul, charisma and enduring artistry. ‘The Road Goes on Forever,’ indeed."
The CMT Music Awards air June 7th at 8 pm ET.