CMT Award LogoI don’t know about the rest of you, but I’m ready for another award show – at least one that involves country music. Love seeing my favorite artists arrive for the event, always enjoy the performances, and I like seeing who wins – even if they aren’t the ones I think should win.

The award show we have coming up on June 8 is the CMT Music Awards. And if you haven’t heard yet, here is the list of nominees.

Miranda_Lambert_in_Knoxville,_TN_204Video of the Year: Jason Aldean – “My Kinda Party”; Kenny Chesney – “The Boys of Fall”; Lady Antebellum – “Hello World”; Miranda Lambert – “The House That Built Me”; Rascal Flatts – “Why Wait”; Sugarland – “Stuck Like Glue”; Taylor Swift – “Mine”;The Band Perry – “If I Die Young”; Carrie Underwood – “Undo It”;  Zac Brown Band – “Colder Weather”

Male Video of the Year: Jason Aldean – “My Kinda Party”; Kenny Chesney – “The Boys of Fall”;  Toby Keith – “Bullets in the Gun”;  Blake Shelton – “Who Are You When I’m Not Looking”; Keith Urban – “Without You”

Female Video of the Year: Sara Evans – “A Little Bit Stronger”; Miranda Lambert – “The House That Built Me”; Reba McEntire – “Turn On the Radio”; Jeanne3Taylor Swift – “Mine”; Carrie Underwood – “Undo It”

Group Video of the Year: Lady Antebellum – “Hello World”; Little Big Town – “Little White Church”; Rascal Flatts – “Why Wait”;  The Band Perry – “If I Die Young”; Zac Brown Band – “Colder Weather”

Duo Video of the Year: Steel Magnolia – “Last Night Again”; Sugarland – “Stuck Like Glue”; The Civil Wars – “Barton Hollow”; The JaneDear Girls – “Wildflower”; Thompson Square – “Are You Gonna Kiss Me or Not”

USA Weekend Breakthrough Video of the Year: Lee Brice – “Love Like Crazy”: Aaron Lewis – “Country Boy”; Jerrod Niemann – “Lover, Lover”; The Band Perry – “If I Die Young”;  Thompson Square – “Are You Gonna Kiss Me or Not”

106Collaborative Video of the Year: Jason Aldean with Kelly Clarkson – “Don’t You Wanna Stay”; Justin Bieber featuring Rascal Flatts – “That Should Be Me”:  Kid Rock featuring Sheryl Crow – “Collide”; Aaron Lewis featuring George Jones and Charlie Daniels – “Country Boy”;  Loretta Lynn, Miranda Lambert and Sheryl Crow – “Coal Miner’s Daughter”

CMT Performance of the Year (musical performance on a television show, series or variety special on CMT): Martina McBride and Train – “A Broken Wing” from CMT Crossroads: Train and Martina McBride; Reba McEntire – “If I Were a Boy” from Unplugged: Reba; Darius Rucker and Adele – “Need You Now” from 2010 CMT Artists of the Yea; Keith Urban and John Mayer – “Sweet Thing” from CMT Crossroads: John Mayer and Keith Urban; Zac Brown Band and Jimmy Buffett – “Margaritaville” from CMT Crossroads: Jimmy Buffett and Zac Brown Band

Jason11Best Web Video of the Year (new for 2011 ((best video created primarily for Internet streaming): Jason Aldean – “My Kinda Party” (live from the CMT.com webcast;  Luke Bryan – “It’s a Shore Thing”; Lady Antebellum – “Stars Tonight”;  Blake Shelton – “Kiss My Country Ass”; Taylor Swift – “Mine” (live from the Speak Now album release party)

Video Director of the Year: Deaton Flanigen (award-eligible videos include Kid Rock and Sheryl Crow’s “Collide” and the JaneDear Girl’s “Wildflower”); Trey Fanjoy (award-eligible videos include Miranda Lambert’s “The House That Built Me” and Blake Shelton’s “Who Are You When I’m Not Looking”); Chris Hicky
(award-eligible videos include Carrie Underwood’s “Undo It” and Keith Urban’s “Without You”); David McClister (award-eligible videos include The Band Perry’s “If I Die Young” and LeAnn Rimes’ “Swingin’”); Roman White (award-eligible videos include Lady Antebellum’s “Hello World” and Kellie Pickler’s “Makin’ Me Fall in Love Again”)

Hope you all have a great Sunday. Talk to you later!
CountryNote

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I don’t know about the rest of you, but I’m ready for another award show – at least one that involves country music. Love seeing my favorite artists arrive for the event, always enjoy the performances, and I like seeing who wins – even if they aren’t the ones...