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Taylor Swift and Justin Bieber pick up CMT nods

Taylor Swift, Lady Antebellum and Justin Bieber are all up for trophies at this year's Country Music Television (CMT) awards.
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Taylor Swift, Lady Antebellum and Justin Bieber are all nominated for this year's Country Music Television (CMT) awards.

Lady Antebellum, Taylor and Rascal Flatts lead proceedings with nods in three award categories, while Carrie Underwood is up for two awards.

'Baby' singer Justin gets his first ever CMT nomination, for the reworked version of his track 'That Should Be Me', featuring Rascal Flatts.

The biggest award of the night, Video of the Year, sees Taylor's 'Mine' in contest against tracks by Jason Aldean, Kenny Chesney, Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Rascal Flatts, Sugarland, The Band Perry, Carrie Underwood and Zac Brown Band.

Taylor's other two nominations in the viewer voted awards are also for the 'Mine' video, which has nods in the Female Video of the Year and Best Web Video of the Year categories.

Taylor has enjoyed phenomenal success since releasing her debut single in 2006, selling over 20 million albums worldwide and touring the world, and she has frequently told how overwhelmed and grateful she is for her success.

She said: "The fact the fans have done that much for me in such a short period of time is unreal, and I'm so excited and so thankful.

"I've gotten to experience just parts of the world I never thought I'd get to see, nonetheless play shows in and have the crowds singing the words back to me." "

Lady Antebellum's 'Hello World' and Rascal Flatts' ' Why Wait' will square off against each other in the Video of the Year and Group Video of the Year categories, while the former band's 'Stars Tonight' is also up for Best Web Video of the Year.

The CMT Awards will take place on June 8 in Nashville, Tennessee.

CMT Awards 2011, full list of nominations:

Video of the Year

Jason Aldean - 'My Kinda Party'

Kenny Chesney - 'The Boys of Fall'

Lady Antebellum - 'Hello World'

Miranda Lambert - 'The House That Built Me'

Rascal Flatts - 'Why Wait'

Sugarland - 'Stuck Like Glue'

Taylor Swift - 'Mine'

The Band Perry - 'If I Die Young'

Carrie Underwood - 'Undo It'

Zac Brown Band - 'Colder Weather'

Male Video of the Year

Jason Aldean - 'My Kinda Party'

Kenny Chesney - 'The Boys of Fall'

Toby Keith - 'Bullets in the Gun'

Blake Shelton - 'Who Are You When I'm Not Looking'

Keith Urban - 'Without You'

Female Video of the Year

Sara Evans - 'A Little Bit Stronger'

Miranda Lambert - 'The House That Built Me'

Reba McEntire - 'Turn On the Radio'

Taylor Swift - 'Mine'

Carrie Underwood - 'Undo It'

Group Video of the Year

Lady Antebellum - 'Hello World'

Little Big Town - 'Little White Church'

Rascal Flatts - 'Why Wait'

The Band Perry - 'If I Die Young'

Zac Brown Band - 'Colder Weather'

Duo Video of the Year

Steel Magnolia - 'Last Night Again'

Sugarland - 'Stuck Like Glue'

The Civil Wars - 'Barton Hollow'

The JaneDear Girls - 'Wildflower'

Thompson Square - 'Are You Gonna Kiss Me or Not'

Breakthrough Video of the Year

Lee Brice - 'Love Like Crazy'

Aaron Lewis - 'Country Boy'

Jerrod Niemann - 'Lover, Lover'

The Band Perry - 'If I Die Young'

Thompson Square - 'Are You Gonna Kiss Me or Not'

Collaborative Video of the Year

Jason Aldean with Kelly Clarkson - 'Don't You Wanna Stay'

Justin Bieber featuring Rascal Flatts - 'That Should Be Me'

Kid Rock featuring Sheryl Crow - 'Collide'

Aaron Lewis featuring George Jones and Charlie Daniels - 'Country Boy'

Loretta Lynn, Miranda Lambert and Sheryl Crow - 'Coal Miner's Daughter'

CMT Performance of the Year

Martina McBride and Train - 'A Broken Wing' from CMT Crossroads: Train and Martina McBride

Reba McEntire - 'If I Were a Boy' from Unplugged: Reba

Darius Rucker and Adele - 'Need You Now' from 2010 CMT Artists of the Year

Keith Urban and John Mayer - 'Sweet Thing' from CMT Crossroads: John Mayer and Keith Urban

Zac Brown Band and Jimmy Buffett - 'Margaritaville' from CMT Crossroads: Jimmy Buffett and Zac Brown Band

Best Web Video of the Year

Jason Aldean - 'My Kinda Party' (live from the webcast)

Luke Bryan - 'It's a Shore Thing'

Lady Antebellum - 'Stars Tonight'

Blake Shelton - 'Kiss My Country Ass'

Taylor Swift - 'Mine' (live from the Speak Now album release party)

Video Director of the Year

Deaton Flanigen (award-eligible videos include Kid Rock and Sheryl Crow's 'Collide' and the JaneDear Girl's 'Wildflower')

Trey Fanjoy (award-eligible videos include Miranda Lambert's 'The House That Built Me' and Blake Shelton's 'Who Are You When I'm Not Looking')

Chris Hicky (award-eligible videos include Carrie Underwood 's 'Undo It' and Keith Urban's 'Without You')

David McClister (award-eligible videos include The Band Perry's 'If I Die Young' and LeAnn Rimes' 'Swingin'')

Roman White (award-eligible videos include Lady Antebellum's 'Hello World' and Kellie Pickler's 'Makin' Me Fall in Love Again')

Posted on 28 Apr 2011 10:00 to category : Music News

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