Carrie Underwood & Jason Aldean Lead 2018 CMT Awards Nominations as Little Big Town Announced as Hosts

The 2018 CMT Music Awards airs on June 6 at 8 p.m. ET/PT

We’re less than a month from one of country’s big nights!

The list of nominees for the 2018 CMT Awards was released on Tuesday and revealed there will be four hosts this year: Little Big Town! And not only are Karen Fairchild, Kimberly Schlapman, Jimi Westbrook, and Phillip Sweet set to host the 51st annual show, they’re also nominated for three trophies.

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It’s no surprise that Florida Georgia Line, Jason Aldean and Carrie Underwood tied for the most nods with four each. Meanwhile, for the first time ever, the awards show’s biggest award, Video of the Year, category features artists from other popular genres.

From pop, Justin Timberlake earned his first nominations for his duet with Chris Stapleton and Bebe Rexha was named for her collaboration with FGL. Rapper Ludacris is also nominated for his duet with Underwood, who holds the title of most CMT Music Awards wins with 17.

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Little Big Town, Chris Stapleton, Lauren Alaina and Thomas Rhett all garnered three nods while Blake Shelton, Brothers Osborne, Carly Pearce, Dan + Shay, Danielle Bradbery, Kane Brown, Keith Urban, Kelsea Ballerini, Lady Antebellum, LANco and Maren Morris collected two nominations.

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Artists with first-time CMT nods include Andra Day, Backstreet Boys, Common, Derek Trucks, Devin Dawson, Earth, Wind & Fire, High Valley, Russell Dickerson and Walker Hayes.

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Fan voting continues until 12:01 a.m. ET on Monday, June 4 at CMT.com.

The 2018 CMT Music Awards airs on June 6 at 8 p.m. ET/PT.

Check out the rest of this year’s nominations below.

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VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Best video of the year; awarded to the artist (male, female, group/duo or collaboration) and the video director. Final nominees announced the morning of the show, with final voting held on social media during the live telecast.

MALE VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Best video by a male artist; awarded to the artist

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

FEMALE VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Best video by a female artist; awarded to the artist

DUO VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Best video by a duo; awarded to the artists

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

GROUP VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Best video by a group; awarded to the artists

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

BREAKTHROUGH VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Best video from an artist’s major breakthrough album; awarded to the artist (male, female or group/duo)

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

COLLABORATIVE VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Best video from a collaboration; awarded to the artists

CMT PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR
Musical performance on a television show, series or variety special on CMT; awarded to the artist (individual, group or duo)

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