2014 CMT Music Awards: Nominees Announced! (@CMT #CMTawards)

CMTMA14_AM_PROFILE_L1JLCountry superstar Miranda Lambert dominates the nominations for the2014 CMT MUSIC AWARDSas shes up for a total of six awards this year two for independent work; two for her collaboration with Keith Urban on We Were Us; and two as a member of Pistol Annies. Florida Georgia Line and Luke Bryan follow with five nominations each, while Keith Urban and Taylor Swift are tied with four nominations. Voting begins now atCMT.comand continues until Sunday, June 1 at midnight ET.

The nominees were revealed across CMTs digital platforms this morning by the cast of the networks hit show, PARTY DOWN SOUTH, through short video vignettes filmed at the house where the cast has been living while taping their second season.

The 2014 CMT MUSIC AWARDS, now in its 13thyear, will air LIVE from Nashvilles Bridgestone Arena onWednesday, June 4at 8:00 p.m. ET. Performers, presenters and this years host will all be announced in the coming weeks.

Tickets for the show will go on saleSaturday, May 10at 11:00 a.m. ET/10:00 a.m. CT at all Ticketmaster outlets and the Bridgestone Arena Box Office.

The final nominees for the 2014 CMT MUSIC AWARDS include:

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 atCMT.comduring the show.

  • Blake Shelton featuring Pistol Annies and Friends Boys Round Here
  • Carrie Underwood See You Again
  • Eric Church Give Me Back My Hometown
  • Florida Georgia Line featuring Luke Bryan This Is How We Roll
  • Hunter Hayes I Want Crazy
  • Kacey Musgraves Follow Your Arrow
  • Keith Urban with Miranda Lambert We Were Us
  • Luke Bryan Thats My Kind of Night
  • Miranda Lambert Automatic
  • Taylor Swift Red
  • Thomas Rhett It Goes Like This
  • Tim McGraw with Taylor Swift and Keith Urban Highway Dont Care

MALE VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Best video by a male artist; awarded to the artist

  • Blake Shelton Doin What She Likes
  • Eric Church Give Me Back My Hometown
  • Hunter Hayes I Want Crazy
  • Jason Aldean Night Train
  • Luke Bryan Crash My Party
  • Randy Houser Runnin Outta Moonlight

FEMALE VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Best video by a female artist; awarded to the artist

  • Carrie Underwood See You Again
  • Cassadee Pope Wasting All These Tears
  • Kacey Musgraves Follow Your Arrow
  • Miranda Lambert Automatic
  • Sheryl Crow Easy
  • Taylor Swift Red

GROUP VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Best video by a group; awarded to the artists

  • Eli Young Band Drunk Last Night
  • Lady Antebellum Compass
  • Little Big Town Your Side Of The Bed
  • Rascal Flatts Rewind
  • The Band Perry Done
  • Zac Brown Band Sweet Annie

DUO VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Best video by a duo; awarded to the artists

  • Dan + Shay 19 You + Me
  • Florida Georgia Line Round Here
  • Florida Georgia Line Stay
  • Thompson Square Everything I Shouldnt Be Thinking About

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

  • Brett Eldredge Beat Of The Music
  • Cassadee Pope Wasting All These Tears
  • Cole Swindell Chillin It
  • David Nail Whatever Shes Got
  • Thomas Rhett It Goes Like This
  • Tyler Farr Redneck Crazy

COLLABORATIVE VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Best video that featured a special collaborative appearance by artists; awarded to the artists (individual, group or duo)

  • Blake Shelton featuring Pistol Annies and Friends Boys Round Here
  • Florida Georgia Line featuring Luke Bryan This Is How We Roll
  • Florida Georgia Line featuring Nelly Cruise (Remix)
  • Hunter Hayes featuring Jason Mraz Everybodys Got Somebody But Me
  • Keith Urban with Miranda Lambert We Were Us
  • Tim McGraw with Taylor Swift and Keith Urban Highway Dont Care

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)

  • Dierks Bentley and OneRepublic Counting Stars from CMT CROSSROADS: ONEREPUBLIC AND DIERKS BENTLEY
  • Jake Owen Days Of Gold from CMT HOT 20 COUNTDOWN
  • Lady Antebellum and Stevie Nicks Rhiannon from CMT CROSSROADS: STEVIE NICKS AND LADY ANTEBELLUM
  • Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie Oh No/All Night Long from 2013 CMT ARTISTS OF THE YEAR
  • The Band Perry and Fall Out Boy My Songs Know What You Did in the Dark from CMT CROSSROADS: FALL OUT BOY AND THE BAND PERRY
  • Willie Nelson and Neil Young Long May You Run from CMT CROSSROADS: WILLIE NELSON & FRIENDS FROM THIRD MAN RECORDS

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.

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