2017 CMT Music Awards Nominees Have Been Announced!

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The CMT Music Awards will take place on June 7th and will be hosted by 'Nashville' actor Charles Esten. Check out the nominees...

We are only a few short weeks away from the CMT Music Awards and now we have a list of nominees to get excited about!

Not only will we get to see our favorite videos from country music giants but we will also see incredible live performances from Blake Shelton, Brett Eldredge, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, and Thomas Rhett— with more yet to be announced.

Kelsea Ballerini, Keith Urban, and Thomas Rhett take the lead in receiving four nominations each, while Carrie Underwood, Florida Georgia Line, Lauren Alaina, and Luke Bryan racked up three nominations each.

CMT Music Award nomination newbies include Brett Young, Chris Young, Jon Pardi and the Texas-based band Midland.

Here’s a complete list of nominees for the 2017 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 during live telecast, with final voting held online at CMT.com during the show.

Artists of Then, Now & Forever, “Forever Country”

Brad Paisley, “Today”
Brett Eldredge, “Wanna Be That Song”
Carrie Underwood, “Church Bells”
Cole Swindell, “Middle of a Memory”
Dierks Bentley and Elle King, “Different for Girls”
Florida Georgia Line, “H.O.L.Y.”
Jon Pardi, “Dirt on My Boots”
Keith Urban, “Blue Ain’t Your Color”
Kelsea Ballerini, “Peter Pan”
Little Big Town, “Better Man”
Luke Bryan, “Huntin’, Fishin’ and Lovin’ Every Day”
Miranda Lambert, “Vice”
Thomas Rhett, “Star of the Show”

Male Video of the Year
Best video by a male artist. Awarded to the artist.

Blake Shelton, “Came Here to Forget”

Eric Church, “Record Year”
Jason Aldean, “Lights Come On”
Keith Urban, “Blue Ain’t Your Color”
Luke Bryan, “Huntin’, Fishin’ and Lovin’ Every Day”
Thomas Rhett, “Star of the Show”

Female Video of the Year
Best video by a female artist. Awarded to the artist.

Carrie Underwood, “Church Bells”

Kelsea Ballerini, “Peter Pan”
Lauren Alaina, “Road Less Traveled”
Maren Morris, “80s Mercedes”
Miranda Lambert, “Vice”
Reba McEntire, “Back to God”

Duo Video of the Year
Best video by a duo. Awarded to the artists.

Big & Rich featuring Tim McGraw, “Lovin’ Lately”

Brothers Osborne, “21 Summer”
Dan + Shay, “How Not To”
Florida Georgia Line, “H.O.L.Y.”
LoCash, “I Know Somebody”

Group Video of the Year
Best video by a group. Awarded to the artists.

Eli Young Band, “Saltwater Gospel”

Lady Antebellum, “You Look Good”
Little Big Town, “Better Man”
Midland, “Drinkin’ Problem”
Old Dominion, “Song for Another Time”

Breakthrough Video of the Year
Best video from an artist’s major breakthrough album. Awarded to the artist (male, female or group/duo)

Brett Young, “In Case You Didn’t Know”

Jon Pardi, “Dirt on My Boots”
Kane Brown, “Used to Love You Sober”
Lauren Alaina, “Road Less Traveled”
Luke Combs, “Hurricane”
RaeLynn, “Love Triangle”

Collaborative Video of the Year
Best video from a collaboration. Awarded to the artists.

Artists of Then, Now & Forever, “Forever Country”
Chris Young featuring Vince Gill, “Sober Saturday Night”

Dierks Bentley featuring Elle King, “Different for Girls”
Florida Georgia Line featuring Tim McGraw, “May We All”
Keith Urban featuring Carrie Underwood, “The Fighter”
Kenny Chesney with P!nk, “Setting the World on Fire”

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).

Jason Aldean, “Hicktown” (From CMT Concert of the Summer)
Jason Derulo and Luke Bryan, “Want to Want Me” (From CMT Crossroads)

John Mellencamp and Darius Rucker, “Pink Houses” (From CMT Crossroads)
Alicia Keys and Maren Morris, “80s Mercedes” (From CMT Crossroads)
Meghan Trainor, Jill Scott and Kelsea Ballerini, “You’re Still The One/Any Man of Mine/Man I Feel Like A Woman” (from CMT Artists of the Year)
Nick Jonas and Thomas Rhett, Close (From CMT Crossroads)

Social Superstar of the Year
Most creative and engaging social media posts by an artist. Awarded to the artist.

Brett Eldredge
Jake Owen
Keith Urban
Kelsea Ballerini
Lauren Alaina
Thomas Rhett

Who will you be cheering for? Stay tuned for more updates and share this update with other country music fans!

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