2012 CMT Music Awards: Red Carpet Live Stream!

Posted Wednesday June 6, 2012 6:43 PM GMT

Sure to be quite the spectacle, the stars have started making their way to the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee for the 2012 CMT Music Awards.

Held on Wednesday evening (June 6), the annual music showcase finds big names such as Carrie Underwood, Kenny Chesney, Brad Paisley, Ashley Greene and Denise Richards among those set to make appearances prior to the extravaganza's 8PM ET start time.

Hosted by Kristen Bell and Toby Keith, this year's CMT Awards find Miss Underwood sitting as the top nominee with five bids, while other acts up for trophies include Miranda Lambert, Jason Aldean, Lady Antebellum, Thompson Square, Blake Shelton and Taylor Swift.

Making for quite the entertaining lineup, the show boasts performances from the likes of Chesney and Underwood, as well as Willie Nelson and Rascal Flatts with Journey - while President Barack Obama and Republican hopeful Mitt Romney will also be turning up to plug their campaigns.

Check out the red carpet happenings in the player below with complete coverage of the 2012 CMT Music Awards available on GossipCenter throughout the night!

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