Rascal Flatts To Collaborate With Journey During CMT Music Awards Tonight

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Members of Rascal Flatts and Journey during the 2012 CMT Music Awards rehearsal at Bridgestone Arena on June 5, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for CMT)

Members of Rascal Flatts and Journey during the 2012 CMT Music Awards rehearsal at Bridgestone Arena on June 5, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for CMT)

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Tonight’s CMT Music Awards showcase just keeps getting more interesting. After news came that Lady Antebellum is collaborating with pop group Hot Chelle Rae, we’ve now learned that Rascal Flatts will be performing with none other than Journey.

Rascal Flatts has covered Journey in their sets before, and earlier this year, word circulated that Rascal Flatts was going to record a CMT Crossroads with Journey.

Now that Flatts/Journey collaboration is going to finally see the light, via tonight’s award ceremony.

During rehearsals, Flatts member Jay DeMarcus told CMT, “We’ve dreamed about collaborating with Journey forever. I [have long been] a huge fan, so to be able to stand onstage beside some your heroes is the best feeling on the entire planet. You can’t describe it. You can’t put it into words — and it’s nerve-wracking!”

Joe Don Rooney agreed it was “a little nerve-wracking,” but he also noted that it’s “cool is to see that these guys are as hungry as ever to perform and to play and to make music.”

Neal Schon of Journey and Joe Don Rooney and Jay DeMarcus of Rascal Flatts during the 2012 CMT Music Awards rehearsal on June 5, 2012 in Nashville. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for CMT)

(L-R) Neal Schon of Journey and Joe Don Rooney and Jay DeMarcus of Rascal Flatts during the 2012 CMT Music Awards rehearsal on June 5, 2012 in Nashville. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for CMT)

The CMT Music Awards will be broadcast live tonight (Wednesday, June 6) at 8pm ET/PT on CMT and CMT.com.

See all CMT Music Awards coverage.

- Kurt Wolff, CBS Local

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