Billy Ray Cyrus and his daughter, Hannah Montana
star Miley Cyrus, will host the 2008 CMT Music Awards, the show's organizers announced Tuesday (Feb. 26). Additionally, the two will also perform during the awards show airing live on April 14 from The Curb Event Center at Belmont University in Nashville.
"Miley and I are so excited to be hosting the CMT Music Awards," he says. "We know it will be a fun-filled night with a lot of great music performances."
CMT's seventh annual awards show honors country music's elite for the year's most outstanding music videos and performances and continues to be the genre's only fan-voted awards. Previously-announced performers include Alan Jackson, Brad Paisley, Carrie Underwood, Sugarland, Taylor Swift and Toby Keith. Other performers will be announced in the coming weeks.