CMT One Country has announced the list of charities it will be supporting this year. CMT One Country is the fundraising arm of CMT, and promotes civic participation to inspire CMT viewers to take action.
At this year’s CMT Awards, the organization will be shining a spotlight on three artists and their charities during the program. The three charities, and artists, chosen this year include Blake Shelton and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Kellie Pickler and the Wounded Warrior Project, and the Eli Young Band with St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital. CMT has donated $150,000 to each of the chosen artists’ charities as part of the spotlight.
The 2012 CMT Music Awards air live from Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday, June 6th at 8 pm EST.