Cody Johnson, Slash To Honor Lynyrd Skynyrd At CMT Awards

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Cody Johnson, Billy Gibbons, Chuck Leavell, Paul Rodgers, Slash, and Warren Haynes will pay tribute to Lynyrd Skynyrd and late founding member Gary Rossington during the CMT Music Awards on Sunday (April 2nd). LeAnn Rimes and Wynonna Judd will fill the role of The Honkettes, according to Rossington died on March 5th.

Rossington’s wife and band member, Dale Krantz Rossington, will reportedly attend the show as well as Lynyrd Skynyrd band members Johnny Van Zant and Rickey Medlock.

The fan-voted CMT Music Awards will air live on CBS from the Moody Center in Austin, TX for the first time. The show starts at 8 p.m. ET. It is also available to stream live and on-demand on Paramount+.