CMT Announces 2019 “Next Women of Country” Class & Tour Lineup

CMT Announces 2019 “Next Women of Country” Class & Tour Lineup

CMT revealed its 2019 Next Women of Country class during its sixth annual showcase at Nashville’s City Winery on Nov. 13.

Little Big Town’s Karen Fairchild introduced the 2019 class, which included Anna Vaus, Emily Hackett, Ingrid Andress, Lainey Wilson, Lauren Duski, Leah Turner, Rachel Wammack (pictured), Stephanie Quayle and Tenille Townes.

CMT also announced that Cassadee Pope will headline the 2019 CMT Next Women of Country Tour with Clare Dunn and Hannah Ellis. Dates, venues and ticket information will be announced in the coming weeks.

In addition, Maren Morris received CMT’s 2018 Impact Award for her “contributions to songwriting, recording, radio airplay, record sales, streams, media impressions, awards and touring in country music over the past year.

photo by Tammie Arroyo, AFF-USA.com

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