Darius Rucker, Blake Shelton, Thomas Rhett, Sugarland Set For June 6 TODAY Show

Some very recognizable country stars will appear on the June 6 TODAY.

Darius Rucker | Andrew Lipovsky/NBC

The annual CMA Fest kicks off in Nashville on June 7, 2018.

To celebrate the occasion, numerous country stars will appear on the June 6 edition of NBC’s TODAY Show.

Per NBC listings, Darius Rucker, Blake Shelton, Thomas Rhett and Sugarland will all appear during the 10AM hour.

Rucker will join Hoda for a “Nashville Takeover.” Shelton and Rhett will each appear for interviews/features, while Sugarland will deliver a performance.

NBC’s complete TODAY listings follow:

Monday, May 28

(7-9 a.m.) Troye Sivan performs on Today. Sarah Verardo and Michael Verardo on Hero at Home. Today Food with Donatella Arpaia.

(9-10 a.m.) Retired Army Captain Haley Uthlaut on helping military spouses. Summer Safety with Jeff Rossen. Make Ahead Monday with Guy Fieri.

(10-11 a.m.) Kathie Lee and Hoda in Los Angeles. Chrissy Metz on This Is Us. Donna Tries Stunt-Woman School. Today Food with Ben Ford. Volleyball on the Beach.

Tuesday, May 29

(7-9 a.m.) Rossen Reports. Sarah Eggenberger on Biggest Beauty Dilemmas. Today Food with Kathleen + Charlie Schaffer.

(9-10 a.m.) Etty Ausch on Netflix’s “One of Us” Documentary. Try this TODAY Series: Megyn drives a monster truck.This is Why Series. Best Outdoor Family fun Ideas.

(10-11 a.m.) Kathie Lee and Hoda in Los Angeles. Mel B on America’s Got Talent. Curtis Stone on Where Chef’s Eat in LA. Mario Lopez on A Tour of LA Nightlife. Today Food with Ben Bruno.

Wednesday, May 30

(7-9 a.m.) Ellen Burstyn on Today. Elliot Weiler on What to Buy for Summer.

(9-10 a.m.) Olympian Ariana Kukors Smith.Try this TODAY Series: Megyn tries “Escape Rooms.” Mark Ellwood on the Future of Travel.

(10-11 a.m.) Ellie Kemper and Jane Krakowski on Today. Who Knew. Lilliana Vasquez on White Hot Summer Style. Today Food with Michael Gulotta. Meredith Sinclair on Top Toys For the Ultimate Summer! Give It Away.

Thursday, May 31

(7-9 a.m.) Anne Hathaway on Ocean’s Eight. Today Style. Today Wellness.

(9-10 a.m.) Jay Ruckelshaus on Creating Ramp Less Traveled. Medical Mysteries.

(10-11 a.m.) Ambush Makeover. Today Food with Jet Tila. Kate White on The Gutsy Girl Handbook.

Friday, June 1

(7-9 a.m.) Shawn Mendes performs on Today.

(9-10 a.m.) Brittany Maynard’s Husband on the Recent Reversal of California’s Right to Die Ruling. Medical Mysteries.

(10-11 a.m.) Jamie Miles on Ultimate Summer Party Essentials. Andrés Cantor on TODAY’s Talk. Thomas Farley on Rude or Right On. Joshua Jay on Six Impossible Things.

Monday, June 4

(7-9 a.m.) Sandra Bullock on Ocean’s Eight. Kerry Kennedy on Robert F. Kennedy: Ripples of Hope. Today Food with Gordon Ramsay.

(9-10 a.m.) Megyn Kelly TODAY

(10-11 a.m.) Fergie, DJ Khaled, Meghan Trainor and Sean Combs on The Four. Lauren Weisberger on When Life Gives You Lululemons. Katie Linendoll on Great Gadgets for Summer.

Tuesday, June 5

(7-9 a.m.) Sarah Paulson and Cate Blanchett on Ocean’s Eight. Kate Andersen Brower on Presidents, Vice Presidents and the Pursuit of Power. Jill’s Steals and Deals.

(9-10 a.m.) Megyn Kelly TODAY

(10-11 a.m.) Sutton Foster on Younger. Today Food with Gesine Bullock. Give It Away. Ellie Kemper and Jane Krakowski on Today. Paul Rudd, Jason Sudeikis, Eric Stonestreet, Rob Riggle, and David Koechner on The Big Slick Event.

Wednesday, June 6

(7-9 a.m.) The cast of Ocean’s Eight on Today. Your Health: Save a Life Today. Today Food with Bobby Flay and Giada De Laurentiis.

(9-10 a.m.) Megyn Kelly TODAY

(10-11 a.m.) Hoda and Darius Rucker take over Nashville. Blake Shelton on TODAY. Thomas Rhett on Today. Sugarland performs on Today.

Thursday, June 7

(7-9 a.m.) Mindy Kaling on Ocean’s Eight. Cirque du Soleil cast performs on Today. Best Friends Today.

(9-10 a.m.) Megyn Kelly TODAY

(10-11 a.m.) Mindy Kaling on Ocean’s Eight. Barry Manilow on Vegas Show. Sterling K. Brown and Brian Tyree on Hotel Artemis. Ambush Makeover.

Friday, June 8

(7-9 a.m.) Kelly Clarkson performs on Today. Samantha Barry on Best Friends Today.

(9-10 a.m.) Megyn Kelly TODAY

(10-11 a.m.) The cast of Ocean’s Eight on Today. Kelly Clarkson on Today. Jason Lindsey on Weird Science for Summer. Today Food with Chris Lilly. Kelly Clarkson on Today.

Saturday, May 26

Rossen Reports.

Sunday, May 27

Jason Bateman.

Saturday, June 2


Sunday, June 3

Andrew Garfield.

Written by Brian Cantor

Brian Cantor is the editor-in-chief for Headline Planet. He has been a leading reporter in the music, movie, television and sporting spaces since 2002.

Brian's reporting has been cited by major websites like BuzzFeed, Billboard, the New Yorker and The Fader -- and shared by celebrities like Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber and Nicki Minaj.

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