Final Nominees Revealed For 2010 CMT Music Awards
May 11, 2010 at 6:37 AM (PT)
The nominees for the 2010 CMT MUSIC AWARDS were revealed TODAY (5/11) on CMT.com and PEOPLE.com, and JASON ALDEAN, LADY ANTEBELLUM, TAYLOR SWIFT and CARRIE UNDERWOOD lead the pack with three nominations each. Following closely behind are KENNY CHESNEY, TOBY KEITH, MIRANDA LAMBERT, REBA McENTIRE, TIM McGRAW, BRAD PAISLEY, STEEL MAGNOLIA, SUGARLAND, KEITH URBAN and ZAC BROWN BAND with two nods each.
JASON ALDEAN and BILLY CURRINGTON are nominated for the first time in the “Male Video of the Year” category, while REBA reappears in the “Female Video of the Year” category for the first time since 2005. This is also GLORIANA’s first time in the “Group” category, and it’s a first for STEEL MAGNOLIA as they join the “Duo” and “Breakthrough” categories.
The CMT MUSIC AWARDS will be broadcast live from NASHVILLE’s BRIDGESTONE ARENA on JUNE 9th at 8p (ET) on CMT and CMT.com. The show will be hosted by KID ROCK, featuring performances by TOBY KEITH, LADY ANTEBELLUM, MIRANDA LAMBERT, CARRIE UNDERWOOD and KEITH URBAN, with more to be announced.
Fans can vote online at vote.cmt.com through JUNE 8th to determine the winners. The final nominees for “Video of the Year” will be announced at the beginning of the live show and fans can then vote at CMT.com or via text message throughout the broadcast to determine the night’s big winner.
The “Video of the Year” nominees are:
· JASON ALDEAN – “The Truth”
· KENNY CHESNEY – “Out Last Night”
· TOBY KEITH – “American Ride”
· LADY ANTEBELLUM – “Need You Now”
· MIRANDA LAMBERT – “White Liar”
· BRAD PAISLEY – “Welcome to the Future”
· TAYLOR SWIFT – “You Belong With Me”
· CARRIE UNDERWOOD – “Cowboy Casanova”
· KEITH URBAN – “‘Til Summer Comes Around”
· ZAC BROWN BAND – “Toes”
Click here to see the rest of the final nominees in the remaining categories.