For the second year in a row, CMT is pairing up with NBC to announce the anticipated nominees for the 2012 CMT Awards. On Monday (April 23), Little Big Town will head to Rockefeller Plaza in New York City to make the big announcement on the ‘TODAY’ show. The big reveal will take place during the 10 AM EST hour with host Hoda Kotb and guest host Willie Geist.

The appearance on national television will make April an extremely busy month for the talented foursome. They recently finished recording their fifth studio album with producer Jay Joyce, and plans are in place to release their debut single ‘Pontoon’ from the new album later this month. The full album is set for release this fall.

But on Monday, Little Big Town will put their career aside for one morning to sit down and dish on this year’s CMT Music Awards nominees in select categories. All four members of the band will also give their predictions for the night’s big winners. As soon as the announcements are made, voting will begin on

The 2012 CMT Music Awards will mark the 11th anniversary of the awards show. You can catch the red carpet action live from Nashville on Wednesday, June 6 on CMT and

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