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Miranda Lambert, Pistol Annies, Rascal Flatts, Journey, Carrie Underwood, Blake Shelton, Thompson Square, Toby Keith, Ryan Tedder nominated for CMT Music Awards

by Brandy McDonnell Published: May 6, 2013
- Miranda Lambert walks the Kentucky Derby Red Carpet, Saturday, May 4, 2013, in Louisville, Ky. (AP)
- Miranda Lambert walks the Kentucky Derby Red Carpet, Saturday, May 4, 2013, in Louisville, Ky. (AP)

Tishomingo resident Miranda Lambert, Eric Church and Luke Bryan earned four nominations each to lead the field of nominees for the 2013 CMT Music Awards

The nominations were announced Monday (today), and fan voting is underway at CMT.com.

Kristen Bell and Jason Aldean will host the show airing live from Nashville at 7 p.m. June 5 on CMT and CMT.com.

Lambert is competing for the top prize, video of the year, as well as female video of the year, with “Mama’s Broken Heart.” Her emotional rendition of her chart-topping ode “Over You” from the 2012 CMT Artists of the Year broadcast is nominated for CMT Performance of the Year. Plus, Lambert and her trio the Pistol Annies are nominated for group video of the year for “Takin’ Pills.”

Superstar trio Rascal Flatts, which features Picher-bred guitarist Joe Don Rooney, is nominated for group video for “Come Wake Me Up.” The country band shares two nods with pop-rock band Journey, which includes Oklahoma-born guitarist Neal Schon, for collaborative video for “Changed” and CMT Performance of the Year for “Don’t Stop Believin’,” both from their episode of “CMT Crossroads: Journey and Rascal Flatts.”

Checotah native Carrie Underwood is nominated for video of the year for “Blown Away” and female video of the year for “Two Black Cadillacs.”

Lambert’s husband and fellow Tishomingo resident Blake Shelton got a nod for male video of the year for “Sure Be Cool if You Did.”

Thompson Square, the duo of Miami, OK, native Keifer Thompson and his wife Shawna, are nominated for duo video of the year for “If I Didn’t Have You.”

Norman resident Toby Keith is nominated for CMT Performance of the Year for “Beers Ago” from 2012′s CMT Artists of the Year, while Tulsa native Ryan Tedder of pop-rock band OneRepublic shares a nod with Luke Bryan in the category for their rendition of “Drunk On You/Feel Again,” also from last year’s CMT Artists of the Year show.

Norman native Vince Gill and “American Idol” Kelly Clarkson garnered a nod for collaborative video of the year for their duet “Don’t Rush,” from the 2012 CMA Awards.

VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Brad Paisley –“Southern Comfort Zone”

*Carrie Underwood – “Blown Away”

Eric Church – “Springsteen”

Florida Georgia Line – “Cruise”

Hunter Hayes – “Wanted”

Jason Aldean– “1994”

Kenny Chesney – “Come Over”

Little Big Town – “Tornado”

Luke Bryan – “Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye”

*Miranda Lambert – “Mama’s Broken Heart”

Taylor Swift – “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together”

Tim McGraw – “One of Those Nights”

MALE VIDEO OF THE YEAR

*Blake Shelton – “Sure Be Cool If You Did”

Eric Church – “Creepin’”

Hunter Hayes – “Wanted”

Jason Aldean – “Take a Little Ride”

Kenny Chesney – “Come Over”

Luke Bryan – “Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye”

FEMALE VIDEO OF THE YEAR

*Carrie Underwood– “Two Black Cadillacs”

Faith Hill – “American Heart”

Jana Kramer – “Why Ya Wanna”

Kacey Musgraves – “Merry Go ‘Round”

*Miranda Lambert – “Mama’s Broken Heart”

Taylor Swift– “Begin Again”

GROUP VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Lady Antebellum – “Downtown”

Little Big Town – “Pontoon”

*Pistol Annies – “Takin’ Pills”

*Rascal Flatts – “Come Wake Me Up”

The Band Perry – “Better Dig Two”

Zac Brown Band – “Goodbye in Her Eyes”

DUO VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Big & Rich – “That’s Why I Pray”

Florida Georgia Line – “Cruise”

Love and Theft – “Runnin’ Out Of Air”

*Thompson Square– “If I Didn’t Have You”

BREAKTHROUGH VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Dustin Lynch – “Cowboys and Angels”

Florida Georgia Line – “Cruise”

Jana Kramer – “Why Ya Wanna”

Kacey Musgraves – “Merry Go ‘Round”

Kip Moore – “Beer Money”

Randy Houser – “How Country Feels”

COLLABORATIVE VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Brad Paisley and Joe Walsh – “Rocky Mountain Way,” from CMT Crossroads: Joe Walsh & Friends

Jason Aldean with Luke Bryan and Eric Church – “The Only Way I Know,” from 2012 CMA Awards

*Kelly Clarkson featuring Vince Gill – “Don’t Rush,” from 2012 CMA Awards

Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw – “Feel Like A Rockstar”

*Rascal Flatts and Journey – “Changed,” from CMT Crossroads: Journey and Rascal Flatts

The Avett Brothers and Randy Travis – “Three Wooden Crosses” from CMT Crossroads: The Avett Brothers and Randy Travis

CMT PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR

Dierks Bentley – “5-1-5-0” from CMT Unplugged

Eric Church – “Homeboy” from 2012 CMT Artists of the Year

*Luke Bryan and Ryan Tedder – “Drunk On You/Feel Again” from 2012 CMT Artists of the Year

*Miranda Lambert – “Over You” from 2012 CMT Artists of the Year

*Rascal Flatts and Journey– “Don’t Stop Believin’” from CMT Crossroads: Journey and Rascal Flatts

*Toby Keith– “Beers Ago” from 2012 CMT Artists of the Year

-BAM

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by Brandy McDonnell
Entertainment Reporter
Brandy McDonnell, also known by her initials BAM, writes stories and reviews on movies, music, the arts and other aspects of entertainment. She is NewsOK’s top blogger: Her 4-year-old entertainment news blog, BAM’s Blog, has notched more than 1...
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