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CMT Music Awards Nominees Announced And Scott Makes His Picks [VIDEOS]

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I am a huge fan of awards shows, especially all the country music ones. The nominees for the CMT Music Awards were announced today and as I always like to do, I make my picks for this year’s winners.

VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Jason Aldean – “Dirt Road Anthem”

Kenny Chesney featuring Grace Potter – “You And Tequila”

Toby Keith – “Red Solo Cup”–SCOTT’S PICK

Lady Antebellum – “We Owned The Night”

Miranda Lambert – “Over You”

Brad Paisley with Carrie Underwood – “Remind Me”

Rascal Flatts featuring Natasha Bedingfield – “Easy”

Blake Shelton – “God Gave Me You”

Taylor Swift featuring The Civil Wars – “Safe & Sound”

Carrie Underwood – “Good Girl”

I can’t help but pick Red Solo Cup. The Video is just hilarious and I could watch it over and over again!

 

MALE VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Jason Aldean – “Dirt Road Anthem”

Luke Bryan – “I Don’t Want This Night To End”

Eric Church – “Drink In My Hand”

Toby Keith – “Red Solo Cup”-SCOTT’S PICK

Blake Shelton – “God Gave Me You”

Keith Urban – “Long Hot Summer”

I think I already gave the reason for the pick with the video of the year category!

 

FEMALE VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Sara Evans – “My Heart Can’t Tell You No”

Miranda Lambert – “Over You”–SCOTT’S PICK

Martina McBride – “I’m Gonna Love You Through It”

Kellie Pickler – “Tough”

Taylor Swift – “Ours”

Carrie Underwood – “Good Girl”

A very powerful video for a very powerful song. This one has Scottie B’s stamp of approval

 

GROUP VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Eli Young Band – “Crazy Girl”–SCOTT’S PICK

Lady Antebellum – “We Owned The Night”

Pistol Annies – “Hell On Heels”

Rascal Flatts – “Banjo”

The Band Perry – “All Your Life”

Zac Brown Band – “Keep Me In Mind”

A big winner at the ACM’s for Song of the Year, the video for “Crazy Girl” goes perfectly with the song.

 

DUO VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Love and Theft – “Angel Eyes”

Montgomery Gentry – “Where I Come From”–SCOTT’S PICK

Sugarland – “Tonight”

The Civil Wars – “Poison & Wine”

Thompson Square – “Glass”

Thompson Square – “I Got You”

I love the Patriotic theme of “Where I Come From”, that’s why it get’s my pick

 

USA WEEKEND BREAKTHROUGH VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Lauren Alaina – “Georgia Peaches”

Brantley Gilbert – “Country Must Be Country Wide”–SCOTT’S PICK

Hunter Hayes – “Storm Warning”

Scotty McCreery – “The Trouble With Girls”

Pistol Annies – “Hell On Heels”

Thompson Square – “I Got You”

I have become a huge fan of Brantley Gilbert and consider myself a member of the BG Nation, this video gets my vote.

 

COLLABORATIVE VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Kenny Chesney featuring Grace Potter – “You And Tequila”

Brad Paisley with Carrie Underwood – “Remind Me”–SCOTT’S PICK

Rascal Flatts featuring Natasha Bedingfield – “Easy”

Lionel Richie with Shania Twain – “Endless Love”

Taylor Swift featuring The Civil Wars – “Safe & Sound”

Zac Brown Band featuring Jimmy Buffett – “Knee Deep”

The Video for “Remind Me” is so simple yet so perfect, It has my vote in this category

 

CMT PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR

Jason Aldean – “Tattoos On This Town” from 2011 CMT Artists of the Year

Lady Antebellum – “Dancin’ Away With My Heart” from 2011 CMT Artists of the Year

Little Big Town – “Fix You” from Music Builds: The CMT Disaster Relief Concert

Blake Shelton – “Footloose” from Invitation Only: Blake Shelton

Sting and Vince Gill – “If I Ever Lose My Faith In You” from CMT Crossroads: Sting and Vince Gill

Steven Tyler and Carrie Underwood – “Just A Dream/Dream On” from CMT Crossroads: Steven Tyler & Carrie Underwood from the Pepsi Super Bowl Fan Jam–SCOTT’S PICK

I recently had the chance to finally see this performance and I was blown away, it was a great mix of a classic and modern tune! No doubt this one wins!

This is a fan voted award show so go to CMT.com and make your choices and see who wins on June 6th.

 

 

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