2016 CMT Video Award Nominations

As if I wasn’t excited enough for the 2016 CMT Video Awards, I just read through the nominations list! Chris Stapleton, Cam and Carrie Underwood are sweeping the field so far with three nominations each. Wow! Underwood is going up against some all star rookies to protect her “Music Video of the Year” after making history last year with her sixth win.

 

VIDEO OF THE YEAR

 

  • 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”
  • Thomas Rhett – “Die A Happy Man”
  • Tim McGraw – “Humble and Kind”

 

MALE VIDEO OF THE YEAR

 

  • 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

 

  • 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

 

  • 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

 

  • 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

 

  • Adam Lambert and Leona Lewis – “Girl Crush” (From 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)

 

I know this is going to be an amazing CMT Awards! The artists that are nominated have proven themselves tremendously this year. Cam and Chris Stapleton have hit the scene running and they are only getting better. I can’t wait to see what these artists have in store for us.

Fan voting began Monday at CMT.com and continues until June 6 at 12:01 a.m. ET. On June 1, CMT will announce a brand-new surprise awards category.

The 2016 CMT Music Awards will air live June 8 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. In the coming weeks, CMT will reveal this year’s host, performers, presenters and more.

Who’s got your vote for best videos in Country Music? Tweet me @cassielynnwells

Author: Cassie Wells

I believe in the power of music and the magic of words. US Army Soldier. Ohio raised, but my heart's in Nashville. Reba McEntire brought me to country music and it's where I found my passion.

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