Fan-Voted CMT Award Nominees Announced


The 2022 CMT MUSIC AWARDS will be co-hosted by Kelsea Ballerini and “Captain America” actor Anthony Mackie and will be broadcast live from Nashville at 8 p.m. (ET) Monday, April 11 on CBS, the first time country music’s only fan-voted show will appear on the network.




Kane Brown leads this year’s voting pool with four nominations, including “Video of the Year,” “Male Video of the Year” and “CMT Performance of the Year.” Artists with three nods this year include female powerhouses Kelsea Ballerini and Mickey Guyton, plus two first-time nominees: BRELAND and Cody Johnson.


Voting is now open at vote.cmt.com, and fans can vote 20 times a day.


Check out the full list of nominees here -


Video of the Year

Brandi Carlile, “Right on Time” Cody Johnson, “‘Til You Can't” Cole Swindell and Lainey Wilson, “Never Say Never” Jason Aldean and Carrie Underwood, “If I Didn't Love You” Kacey Musgraves, “Justified” Kane Brown, “One Mississippi” Kelsea Ballerini feat. Kenny Chesney, “Half of My Hometown” Luke Combs, “Forever After All” Maren Morris, “Circles Around This Town” Mickey Guyton, “Remember Her Name” Miranda Lambert, “If I Was a Cowboy” Taylor Swift feat. Chris Stapleton, “I Bet You Think About Me (Taylor's Version) (From the Vault)”


Female Video of the Year

Brandi Carlile, “Right on Time” Gabby Barrett, “Footprints on the Moon” Kacey Musgraves, “Justified” Maren Morris, “Circles Around This Town” Mickey Guyton, “Remember Her Name” Miranda Lambert, “If I Was a Cowboy” Tenille Arts, “Back Then, Right Now”


Male Video of the Year

Cody Johnson, “’Til You Can't” Eric Church, “Heart on Fire” Kane Brown, “One Mississippi” Luke Bryan, “Waves” Luke Combs, “Forever After All” Thomas Rhett, “Country Again” Walker Hayes, “Fancy Like”


Group/Duo Video of the Year

Brothers Osborne, “I'm Not For Everyone” Dan + Shay, “Steal My Love” Maddie & Tae, “Woman You Got” Old Dominion, “I Was on a Boat That Day” Parmalee, “Take My Name” Zac Brown Band, “Same Boat”


Breakthrough Video of the Year

Breland, “Cross Country” Caitlyn Smith feat. Old Dominion, “I Can't” Elvie Shane, “My Boy” Parker McCollum, “To Be Loved by You” Priscilla Block, "Just About Over You” Tenille Arts, “Back Then, Right Now”


Collaborative Video of the Year

Carly Pearce and Ashley McBryde, “Never Wanted to Be That Girl” Dustin Lynch feat. MacKenzie Porter, “Thinking 'Bout You” Nelly and Florida Georgia Line, “Lil Bit” Jason Aldean and Carrie Underwood, “If I Didn't Love You” Jimmie Allen and Brad Paisley, “Freedom Was a Highway” Jordan Davis feat. Luke Bryan, “Buy Dirt” Kelsea Ballerini feat. Kenny Chesney, “Half of my Hometown”


CMT Performance of the Year

Brothers Osborne, “Muskrat Greene/Dead Man's Curve Medley (from CMT Campfire Sessions)” George Strait, “Is Anybody Goin' to San Antone (from CMT GIANTS: Charley Pride)” H.E.R. feat. Chris Stapleton, “Hold On (from 2021 CMT Music Awards)” Kane Brown, “Three Wooden Crosses (from 2021 CMT Artists of the Year)” Kelsea Ballerini feat. Paul Klein of LANY, “I Quit Drinking (from 2021 CMT Music Awards)” Mickey Guyton feat. Gladys Knight and Breland, “Friendship Train (from 2021 CMT Music Awards)” Nelly feat. Kane Brown, Blanco Brown and Breland, “Ride Wit Me (from CMT Crossroads: Nelly & Friends)”


CMT Digital-First Performance of the Year

Brittney Spencer, “Sober & Skinny” (from CMT Campfire Sessions) Carly Pearce, “Dear Miss Loretta” (from CMT :60 Songs) Cody Johnson, “Dear Rodeo” (from CMT Campfire Sessions) Jon Pardi, “On the Other Hand / Forever and Ever, Amen” (in honor of 2021 CMT Artist of a Lifetime Randy Travis) Josh Turner LIVE (from CMT KickBack) Lainey Wilson, “Things a Man Oughta Know” (from the CMT Studio)


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