Every summer, the CMT Awards kick off CMA Fest – nearly a week of country music events that take over Music City and attract tens of thousands of country music fanatics from all over the world.

The nominees for one of country music’s biggest nights have finally been announced!

The artists nominated for country music awards continue to push the envelope as the landscape of this genre continues to evolve. This year, three pop artists (Justin Timberlake, Ludacris, and Bebe Rexha) are among the nominees for coveted, Video of The Year category – a first for the CMT Music Awards. Non-country artists Andra Day, Backstreet Boys, Earth Wind & Fire, Common, and Derek Trucks are also nominated for their collaborations with some of country music’s biggest stars.

Watch live as Little Big Town hosts the CMT Music Awards from Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday, June 6th at 8 pm ET.

Fans can vote now on CMT.com until June 6th at 12:01 ET to determine the winners. The five finalists for Video of the Year will be announced the morning of June 4th, and the fans will have until showtime to blitz their favorites to the top spot.

Want to see these nominees in concert? View the complete list of 2018 country concerts and country festivals.

The complete list of nominees for the 2018 CMT Awards

Video of the Year

  • “Meant To Be” by Bebe Rexha feat. Florida Georgia Line
  • “I’ll Name The Dogs” by Blake Shelton
  • “Mercy” by Brett Young
  • “It Ain’t My Fault” by Brothers Osborne
  • “The Champion” by Carrie Underwood feat. Ludacris
  • “Tequila” by Dan + Shay
  • “You Make It Easy” by Jason Aldean
  • “Say Something” by Justin Timberlake feat. Chris Stapleton
  • “What Ifs” by Kane Brown feat. Lauren Alaina
  • “Legends” by Kelsea Ballerini
  • “When It Rains It Pours” by Luke Combs
  • “Marry Me” by Thomas Rhett

Country Clones Prediction: “It Ain’t My Fault” by Brothers Osborne

Male Video of the Year

  • “I’ll Name The Dogs” by Blake Shelton
  • “Small Town Boy” by Dustin Lynch
  • “You Make It Easy” by Jason Aldean
  • “Heartache On The Dance Floor” by Jon Pardi
  • “Light It Up” by Luke Bryan
  • “Marry Me” by Thomas Rhett

Country Clones Prediction: “Marry Me” by Thomas Rhett

Female Video of the Year

  • “Every Little Thing” by Carly Pearce
  • “The Champion” by Carrie Underwood feat. Ludacris
  • “Legends” by Kelsea Ballerini
  • “Doin’ Fine” by Lauren Alaina
  • “I Could Use A Love Song” by Maren Morris
  • “Tin Man” by Miranda Lambert (2017 ACM Awards performance)

Country Clones Prediction: “Tin Man” by Miranda Lambert (2017 ACM Awards performance)

Duo Video of the Year

  • “California” by Big & Rich
  • “It Ain’t My Fault” by Brothers Osborne
  • “Tequila” by Dan + Shay
  • “Smooth” by Florida Georgia Line
  • “She’s With Me” by High Valley
  • “Speak To A Girl” by Tim McGraw & Faith Hill

Country Clones Prediction: “Speak To A Girl” by Tim McGraw & Faith Hill

Group Video of the Year

  • “You Look Good” by Lady Antebellum
  • “Greatest Love Story” by LANco
  • “When Someone Stops Loving You” by Little Big Town
  • “Make A Little” by Midland
  • “No Such Thing As A Broken Heart” by Old Dominion
  • “Yours If You Want It” by Rascal Flatts
  • “My Old Man” by Zac Brown Band

Country Clones Prediction: “No Such Thing As A Broken Heart” by Old Dominion

Breakthrough Video of the Year

  • “Every Little Thing” by Carly Pearce
  • “Sway” by Danielle Bradbery
  • “All On Me” by Devin Dawson
  • “Greatest Love Story” by LANco
  • “Yours” by Russell Dickerson
  • “You Broke Up With Me” by Walker Hayes

Country Clones Prediction: “You Broke Up With Me” by Walker Hayes

Collaborative Video of the Year

  • “Meant To Be” by Bebe Rexha feat. Florida Georgia Line
  • “The Champion” by Carrie Underwood feat. Ludacris
  • “Flatliner” by Cole Swindell feat. Dierks Bentley
  • “Say Something” by Justin Timberlake feat. Chris Stapleton
  • “What Ifs” by Kane Brown feat. Lauren Alaina“What Ifs”
  • “Craving You” by Thomas Rhett feat. Maren Morris

Country Clones Prediction: “Meant To Be” by Bebe Rexha feat. Florida Georgia Line

CMT Performance of the Year

  • “Stand Up For Something” by Andra Day, Common, Little Big Town, Lee Ann Womack and Danielle Bradbery |  2017 CMT Artists of the Year
  • “Everybody” by Backstreet Boys and Florida Georgia Line | CMT Crossroads
  • “Midnight Rider” by Charles Kelley, Jason Aldean, Darius Rucker and Derek Trucks | 2017 CMT Music Awards
  • “September” by Earth, Wind & Fire and Lady Antebellum | CMT Crossroads
  • “I Won’t Back Down” by Jason Aldean, Keith Urban, Chris Stapleton and Little Big Town | 2017 CMT Artists of the Year
  • “The Fighter” by Keith Urban feat. Carrie Underwood |  2017 CMT Music Awards

Country Clones Prediction: “I Won’t Back Down” by Jason Aldean, Keith Urban, Chris Stapleton and Little Big Town | 2017 CMT Artists of the Year

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