J.J. Watt's mom leaves him touching note before he hosts the 2016 CMT Music Awards

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Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Houston Texans superstar J.J. Watt and TV personality Erin Andrews are hosting the 2016 CMT Music Awards. The CMT bash marks Watt's first hosting gig and his mom decided to wish him luck in a very special way. She wrote him an adorable note which Watt posted on Facebook.

"Having presented at the CMT Awards last year, I got a first-hand look at the energy and excitement of the event and I am very excited to be involved in a much larger capacity this year as co-host," Watt said in a statement. "There are two things that I know about the people of Nashville... they love country music and they know how to throw a party. When you put those two things together, it makes for one heck of a night. I can't wait to host the awards with Erin and be part of such a great night, honoring the biggest stars in country music."

Cam and pop superstars Fifth Harmony are a few of the performers who will hit the stage during show which airs live June 8 at 8 p.m. from Nashville's Bridgestone Arena.