Slash, Billy Gibbons & More To Pay Tribute To Lynyrd Skynyrd At 2023 CMT Music Awards

Some of the biggest country and rock n’ roll stars will pay tribute to southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd and original founding member Gary Rossington, who recently passed away, at the CMT Music Awards this Sunday.

The tribute comes on the 50th anniversary of Lynyrd Skynyrd’s first album. Cody Johnson and Paul Rodgers will lead vocals with Billy Gibbons, Slash and Warren Haynes on electric guitar for a pair of timeless Lynyrd Skynyrd hits.

LeAnn Rimes and Wynonna Judd will join as “The Honkettes.”

Dale Krantz Rossington, band member and wife of late guitarist Gary Rossington, will attend the performance alongside fellow Lynyrd Skynyrd band members Johnny Van Zant and Rickey Medlock.

Kelsea Ballerini and Kane Brown will co-host the 2023 CMT Music Awards, which will air live from the Moody Center in Austin, Texas, on April 2 on the CBS Television Network.

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