The CMT Music Awards Nominations Have Been Announced

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The 2019 CMT Music Awards are almost here and will be hosted by Little Big Town and air live from Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on June 5 at 8:00 p.m. ET. The fan voted show will include genre-bending collaborations that recognize the wide roster of nominees spanning multiple genres. They announced the nominees for this year’s CMT Music AwardsJason AldeanMaren MorrisBrothers OsborneMiranda Lambert, and Zac Brown Band had three nominations each . . . while tons of artists had two.

It’s a fan-voted awards show and you have until midnight June 4th to vote.  You can vote more than once.  The show airs June 5th, and Little Big Town are the hosts.

Here are the nominees for Breakthrough Video of the Year:

• Girl Goin’ NowhereAshley McBryde (At Marathon Music Works)

 

• Best ShotJimmie Allen

 

• Take It From MeJordan Davis

 

• Drunk MeMitchell Tenpenny

 

• Whiskey GlassesMorgan Wallen

 

• Buy My Own DrinksRunaway June

 

• Somebody’s DaughterTenille Townes

They cast a wide net and went with 14 semi-finalists in the coveted Video of the Year category.  They’ll announce the Top Five finalists the morning of the show . . . and then fans can vote throughout the day AND during the show on Twitter.

Here are those 14 semi-finalists . . .

1.  “Cry Pretty”Carrie Underwood

2.  “Drunk Girl”Chris Janson

3.  “Break Up in the End”Cole Swindell

4.  “Speechless”Dan + Shay

5.  “Burning Man”Dierks Bentley featuring Brothers Osborne

6.  “Desperate Man”Eric Church

7.  “Simple”Florida Georgia Line

8.  “Rainbow”Kacey Musgraves

9.  “Good as You”Kane Brown

10.  “Coming Home”Keith Urban featuring Julia Michaels

11.  “Miss Me More”Kelsea Ballerini

12.  “She Got the Best of Me”Luke Combs

13.  “Girl”Maren Morris

14.  “Someone I Used To Know”Zac Brown Band

Here is a complete list of nominees for the 2019 CMT Music Awards.

VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Best video of the year; awarded to the artist (male, female, group/duo or collaboration) and the video director. Final nominees announced the morning of the show, with final voting held on Twitter during the live telecast.

Carrie Underwood – “Cry Pretty”
Chris Janson – “Drunk Girl”
Cole Swindell – “Break Up in the End”
Dan + Shay – “Speechless”
Dierks Bentley feat. Brothers Osborne – “Burning Man”
Eric Church – “Desperate Man”
Florida Georgia Line – “Simple”
Kacey Musgraves – “Rainbow”
Kane Brown – “Good as You”
Keith Urban feat. Julia Michaels – “Coming Home”
Kelsea Ballerini – “Miss Me More”
Luke Combs – “She Got the Best of Me”
Maren Morris – “GIRL”
Zac Brown Band – “Someone I Used To Know”

MALE VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Best video by a male artist; awarded to the artist

Cole Swindell – “Break Up in the End”
Eric Church – “Desperate Man”
Jason Aldean feat. Miranda Lambert – “Drowns The Whiskey”
Kane Brown – “Lose It”
Kenny Chesney – “Get Along”
Luke Bryan – “Sunrise, Sunburn, Sunset”
Thomas Rhett – “Life Changes”

FEMALE VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Best video by a female artist; awarded to the artist

Brandi Carlile – “The Joke”
Carly Pearce – “Closer To You”
Carrie Underwood – “Love Wins”
Kacey Musgraves – “Space Cowboy”
Kelsea Ballerini – “Miss Me More”
Maren Morris – “GIRL”
Miranda Lambert – “Keeper of the Flame”

DUO VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Best video by a duo; awarded to the artists

Brothers Osborne – “I Don’t Remember Me (Before You)”
Dan + Shay – “Speechless”
Florida Georgia Line – “Simple”
LOCASH – “Feels Like A Party”
Maddie & Tae – “Friends Don’t”
Sugarland feat. Taylor Swift – “Babe”

GROUP VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Best video by a group; awarded to the artists

Eli Young Band – “Love Ain’t”
LANCO – “Born to Love You”
Little Big Town – “Summer Fever”
Midland – “Burn Out”
Old Dominion – “Hotel Key”
Zac Brown Band – “Someone I Used To Know”

COLLABORATIVE VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Best video from a collaboration; awarded to the artists

Brantley Gilbert and Lindsay Ell – “What Happens In A Small Town”
Darius Rucker feat. Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Charles Kelley – “Straight To Hell”
Dierks Bentley feat. Brothers Osborne – “Burning Man”
Jason Aldean feat. Miranda Lambert – “Drowns The Whiskey”
Keith Urban feat. Julia Michaels – “Coming Home”
Sugarland feat. Taylor Swift – “Babe”

CMT PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR
Musical performance on a television show, series or variety special on CMT; awarded to the artist (individual, group or duo)

Brett Eldredge and Meghan Trainor – “Let You Be Right (From CMT Crossroads)”
Boyz II Men and Brett Young – “Motownphilly (From CMT Crossroads)”
Karen Fairchild, Kimberly Schlapman and Gladys Knight – “I Can’t Make You Love Me” and “Help Me Make It Through the Night” (From 2018 CMT Artists of the Year)
Luke Combs and Leon Bridges – “Beautiful Crazy (From CMT Crossroads)”
Maren Morris and Brandi Carlile – “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman (From 2018 CMT Artists of the Year)”
Zac Brown Band and Shawn Mendes – “Keep Me In Mind (From CMT Crossroads)”

Join the conversation by following @CMT on Twitter and Instagram, using hashtag #CMTawards and liking the CMT Music Awards on Facebook.

Fans can purchase presale tickets for the 2019 CMT Music Awards beginning May 10 at 11 a.m. ET via Ticketmaster using the password BUCKLEUP. General sale begins May 11 at 11 a.m. ET.

 

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