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Blake Shelton, Chris Stapleton, Keith Urban & MORE Announced as CMT Awards Performers

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CMT is recruiting country’s biggest stars Blake Shelton, Chris Stapleton, Florida Georgia Line, Jason Aldean, Keith Urban, Luke Bryan and Thomas Rhett to own the stage with never-before-seen performances live during the fan-voted “2016 CMT Music Awards” premiering Wednesday, June 8th at 8pm ET/PT live from Nashville. Special guests Brett Eldredge, Maren Morris and The Oak Ridge Boys will also perform.

The night will be filled with musical and television firsts. Blake Shelton will be joined by Country Music Hall of Fame members The Oak Ridge Boys for a loud performance of the new song “Doin’ It To A Country Song,” from Shelton’s new album “If I’m Honest.” Playing his current hit single, “Wasted Time,” Keith Urban will be joined by tourmates Brett Eldredge and Maren Morris for a showcase of his “ripCORD World Tour 2016.” Additional performers will be announced at a later date.

Tickets to the “2016 CMT Music Awards” are currently on sale via Ticketmaster.

On the heels of her historic and record-setting sixth “Video of the Year” win last year (her fourth consecutive win), reigning champ, Carrie Underwood, is set to protect her crown against powerhouse first-time nominees Chris Stapleton and Cam, who top nominations for the fan-selected “2016 CMT Music Awards.” With three nominations each, including “Video of the Year,” they will face off in top categories against superstars Blake Shelton, Brothers Osborne, Florida Georgia Line, Keith Urban, Kelsea Ballerini, Little Big Town, Luke Bryan, Maren Morris, Old Dominion, Sam Hunt and Thomas Rhett, who each garnered two nominations.

Fans can vote now via CMT.com determine the winners for “Video of the Year”. Voting will continue until Monday, June 6th at 12:01 AM. On Wednesday, June 1st, CMT will announce a brand-new surprise awards category.

Carrie Underwood, Chris Stapleton and Cam Lead “2016 CMT Music Awards” Nominations

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On the heels of her historic and record-setting sixth “Video of the Year” win last year (her fourth consecutive win), reigning champ, Carrie Underwood, is set to protect her crown against powerhouse first-time nominees Chris Stapleton and Cam, who top nominations for the fan-selected “2016 CMT Music Awards.” With three nominations each, including “Video of the Year,” they will face off in top categories against superstars Blake Shelton,Brothers Osborne, Florida Georgia Line, Keith Urban, Kelsea Ballerini, Little Big Town, Luke Bryan, Maren Morris, Old Dominion,Sam Hunt and Thomas Rhett, who each garnered two nominations, live from Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday, June 8th at 8pm ET/PT.

The nominees for the 2016 CMT MUSIC AWARDS are:

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.

  • Blake Shelton  –  “Sangria”
  • Cam  –  “Burning House”
  • Carrie Underwood  –  “Smoke Break”
  • Chris Stapleton  –  “Fire Away”
  • Florida Georgia Line  –  “Sippin’ On Fire”
  • Jason Aldean  –  “Tonight Looks Good On You”
  • Keith Urban – “John Cougar, John Deere, John 3:16”
  • Little Big Town  – “Girl Crush”
  • Luke Bryan – “Strip It Down”
  • Sam Hunt – “Break Up In A Small Town”0
  • Thomas Rhett – “Die A Happy Man”
  • Tim McGraw – “Humble and Kind”

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

  • Blake Shelton  –  “Sangria”
  • Eric Church  –  “Like A Wrecking Ball” (From 2015 CMT Music Awards)
  • Keith Urban  –  “John Cougar, John Deere, John 3:16″
  • Luke Bryan  –  “Kick The Dust Up” (From 2015 CMT Music Awards)
  • Sam Hunt  –  “Break Up In A Small Town”
  • Thomas Rhett  –  “Die A Happy Man”

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

  • Cam –  “Burning House”
  • Carrie Underwood – “Smoke Break”
  • Jana Kramer –  “I Got The Boy”
  • Kacey Musgraves – “Biscuits”
  • Kelsea Ballerini – “Dibs”
  • Maren Morris – “My Church”

GROUP / DUO VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Best video by a group or duo; awarded to the artists

  • Brothers Osborne – “Stay A Little Longer”
  • Dan + Shay – “Nothin’ Like You”
  • Florida Georgia Line – “Sippin’ On Fire”
  • Little Big Town – “Girl Crush”
  • Old Dominion – “Break Up With Him”
  • Zac Brown Band – “Loving You Easy”

BREAKTHROUGH VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Best video from an artist’s major breakthrough album; awarded to the artist (male, female or group/duo)

  • Brothers Osborne – “Stay A Little Longer”
  • Cam – “Burning House”
  • Chris Janson – “Buy Me A Boat”
  • Chris Stapleton – “Fire Away”
  • Maren Morris – “My Church”
  • Old Dominion – “Break Up With Him”

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)

  • Adam Lambert and Leona Lewis – “Girl Crush” (From 2015 CMT Artists of The Year)
  • Brantley Gilbert and Lynyrd Skynyrd – “What’s Your Name” (From CMT Crossroads)
  • Carrie Underwood – “Smoke Break” (From CMT Instant Jam)
  • Cheap Trick and Jennifer Nettles – “I Want You To Want Me” (From CMT Crossroads)
  • Chris Stapleton – “Nobody To Blame” (From CMT Artists of the Year)
  • Darius Rucker – “Alright”(From CMT Instant Jam)

Fans can vote online at CMT.com and on their mobile device to determine the winners. The six finalists for Video of the Year will be announced at the beginning of the live show and fans can then vote throughout the live telecast (ET/CT only) to determine the night’s big winner.

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Thomas Rhett to Announce CMT Awards Nominees on ‘Today’ Monday

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The undeniable success of multi-Platinum singer/songwriter Thomas Rhett brings “an ushering in of country’s future” (Rolling Stone) as the singer has been tapped to announce the nominees for the 2016 CMT Music Awards on TODAY this Monday (5/9 beginning at 7:00A ET/CT on NBC). Following the reveal, Thomas Rhett will bring his Top 10 hit “T-Shirt” to Late Night With Seth Meyers (5/9 at 12:35A ET/CT on NBC).

Thomas Rhett continues to break milestones after solidifying back-to-back PLATINUM No. Ones off his sophomore album TANGLED UP (The Valory Music Co.) with “Crash And Burn” and the record-breaking smash “Die A Happy Man,” marking five consecutive chart-toppers. Proving he’s a “package deal” (CBS This Morning), the singer recently garnered a Billboard Music Award nomination for “Top Country Song” for “Die A Happy Man,” which also nabbed an ACM and ACCA for “Single Record of the Year.” Thomas Rhett has gone “from a promised next big thing to actually being it” (Noisey) with sold-out headlining dates and as direct support for Jason Aldean’s SIX STRING CIRCUS TOUR. For a full list of upcoming tour dates and appearances, visit www.thomasrhett.com.

CMT Music Awards Performances

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CMT Awards were full of great performances!! Miss some?? Check ’em out below and let us know which one was your favorite!  Personally, I’m a huge fan of Eric Church’s “Wrecking Ball”

Lady Antebellum “Long Stretch of Love/Beautiful Now”

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Darius Rucker “Homegrown Honey”

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Reba “Going Out Like That”

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