The CMT Music Awards are Country Music’s version of the MTV Music Awards, but they hand out giant belt buckles instead of Moonmen. Taking a page from the Grammy Awards, CMT Awards nominees features several collaborations between Country music stars and artists from a variety of genres.

The CMT Music Awards is a fan voted award. Fans wishing to cast votes for their favourite videos can do so at CMT.com.

This year the award winning group Little Big Town will serve as hosts for the gala event set to take place in Nashville on June 6.

Country duo Florida Georgia Line, Jason Aldean, and Carrie Underwood lead the list of nominees with four each. Hosts Little Big Town, Lauren Alaina, Thomas Rhett, and Chris Stapleton have also garnered multiple nominations.

And the 2018 CMT Music Awards are:
Video of the Year:
Bebe Rexha with Florida Georgia Line for “Meant to Be”
Blake Shelton for “I’ll Name the Dogs”
Brett Young for “Mercy”
Brothers Osborne for “It Ain’t My Fault”
Carrie Underwood with Ludacris for “The Champion”
Dan + Shay for “Tequila”
Jason Aldean for “You Make it Easy”
Justin Timberlake with Chris Stapleton for “Say Something”
Kane Brown with Lauren Alaina with “What Ifs”
Kelsea Ballerini for “Legends”
Luke Combs for “when it Rains it Pours”
Thomas Rhett for “Marry Me”

Male Artist Video of the Year:
Blake Shelton for “I’ll Name the Dogs”
Dustin Lynch for “Small Town Boy”
Jason Aldean for “You Make it Easy”
Jon Pardi for “Heartache on the Dance Floor”
Luke Bryan for “Light it Up”
Thomas Rhett for “Marry Me”

Female Artist Video of the Year:
Carly Pearce for “Every Little Thing”
Carrie Underwood with Ludacris for “The Champion”
Kelsea Ballerini for “Legends”
Lauren Alaina for “Doin’ Fine”
Maren Morris for “I Could Use a Love Song”
Miranda Lambert for a live performance of “Tin Man”

Duo Artists Video of the Year:
Big & Rich for “California”
Brothers Osborne for “It Ain’t My Fault”
Dan + Shay for “Tequila”
Florida Georgia Line for “Smooth”
High Valley for “She’s with Me”
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill for “Speak to a Girl”

Group Video of the Year:
Lady Antebellum for “You Look Good”
LANco for “Greatest Love Story”
Little Big Town for “When Someone Stops Loving You”
Midland for “Make a Little”
Old Dominion for “No Such Thing as a Broken Heart”
Rascal Flatts for “Yours if You Want It”
Zac Brown Band for “My Old Man”

Breakthrough Artist Video of the Year:
Carly Pearce for “Every Little Thing”
Danielle Bradbery for “Sway”
Devin Dawson for “All on Me”
LANco for “Greatest Love Story”
Russell Dickerson for “Yours”
Walker Hayes with “You Broke Up with Me”

Collaborative Artists Video of the Year:
Bebe Rexha with Florida Georgia Line for “Meant to Be”
Carrie Underwood with Ludacris for “The Champion”
Cole Swindell with Dierks Bentley for “ Flatliner”
Justin Timberlake with Chris Stapleton for “Say Something”
Kane Brown with Lauren Alaina for “What Ifs”
Thomas Rhett with Maren Morris for “Craving You”

CMT Live Performance of the Year:
Andra Day, Common, Little Big Town, Lee Ann Womack and Danielle Bradbery for “Stand Up for Something”
Backstreet Boys and Florida Georgia Line for “Everybody”
Charles Kelley, Jason Aldean, Darius Rucker, and Derek Trucks for “Midnight Rider”
Earth, Wind, and Fire with Lady Antebellum for “September”
Jason Aldean, Keith Urban, Chris Stapleton, and Little Big Town for “I Won’t Back Down”Keith Urban with Carrie Underwood for “The Fight”

 

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