Kid Rock Hosting CMT Music Awards!

Entertainment May. 18, 2011 AT 9:11AM
Kid Rock Hosting CMT Music Awards! Credit: Rick Diamond/Getty

Second time's a charm for Kid Rock!

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The 40-year-old musician is returning to the stage to host the CMT Music Awards on June 8. The Michigan-based rocker (real name: Robert "Bob" Ritchie) hosted last year's awards.

"Hosting the CMT awards was a wonderful bridge to a great after party," he told Us Weekly exclusively. "I'm looking forward to crossing that bridge again this year. 

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Jason Aldean leads the way with four nominations for this year's awards, followed closely behind by Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Rascal Flatts, Taylor Swift and the Zac Brown Band with three nominations each.

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The 2011 CMT Music Awards mark the 10th anniversary of the awards show and will air live from Nashville on CMT.

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