Eric Church, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert lead CMT Awards nominations

Eric Church, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert lead CMT Awards nominations

Eric Church, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert lead CMT Awards nominations

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by CBS News

CBS News

Posted on May 7, 2013 at 5:25 AM

(CBS) -- A trio of country music’s newest stars are the top nominees for this year’s CMT Music Awards.

Eric Church, Luke Bryan and Miranda Lambert grabbed four nominations each. They’re all nominated for the night’s top honor, video of the year.

The show airs live June 5 on CMT from Nashville, Tenn. with Jason Aldean and Kristen Bell serving as co-hosts.

Aldean, Kenny Chesney, Rascal Flatts and first-time nominees Florida Georgia Line have three nominations each. Nine others have two nominations apiece, including Taylor Swift and Carrie Underwood.

Those nominated for video of the year are:

Brad Paisley, “Southern Comfort Zone”

Carrie Underwood, “Blown Away”

Eric Church, “Springsteen”

Florida Georgia Line, “Cruise”

Hunter Hayes, “Wanted”

Jason Aldean, “1994”

Kenny Chesney, “Come Over”

Little Big Town, “Tornado”

Luke Bryan, “Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye”

Miranda Lambert, “Mama’s Broken Heart”

Taylor Swift, “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together”

Tim McGraw, “One of Those Nights”

A news release says fan voting is open at the network’s website until June 2. Six finalists for video of the year will be announced at the top of the show, and fans will choose a winner during the broadcast.
 

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