The 24-year-old R&B singer is one of several surprising guests on Wednesday night’s country music video awards show (8 p.m. EDT), keeping with CMT’s tradition of unlikely matchups. Derulo thinks his appearance in Nashville is right in line with the modern musical landscape, and by the end of the night, he hopes to help spur another country crossover hit.
“It’s really cool, man, because I’ve always dreamed of having my music cross boundaries and enter into different walks of life,” Derulo said. “Just because you love country music doesn’t mean you can’t love other genres of music. So the fact that they thought of my song to be at the CMTs is unbeliev...
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