The 2022 CMT Awards nominees revealed, Kane Brown leads with 4 nominations

 Monday, April 11 at 8PM ET / 7PM CT on CBS
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The 2022 CMT Music Awards are upon us and the nominees have been revealed.

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Kane Brown tops the nominations with four, while Kelsea Ballerini, Mickey Guyton and first-time nominees BRELAND and Cody Johnson all received three. Other first-time nominees include Brittney Spencer, Caitlyn Smith, Elvie Shane, MacKenzie Porter, Priscilla Block and Tenille Arts.

Carrie Underwood received two nominations providing her an opportunity to bring her win count up even higher than her current 23, which remains the most in CMT history.

Winners are determined by fan voting, cast your vote here.

Included in this year’s award sho is a new category, CMT Digital-First Performance of the Year, recognizing specially curated performances for CMT Digital throughout the year.

The nominees for the 2021 CMT Music Awards are:
VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Brandi Carlile - “Right On Time”
Cody Johnson - “‘Til You Can't”
Cole Swindell &Lainey Wilson - “Never Say Never”
Jason Aldean & 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 & Ashley McBryde - “Never Wanted To Be That Girl”
Dustin Lynch feat. MacKenzie Porter - “Thinking 'Bout You”
Nelly & Florida Georgia Line - “Lil Bit”
Jason Aldean & Carrie Underwood  - “If I Didn't Love You”
Jimmie Allen & 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. PAUPaul Klein of Lane - “I Quit Drinking (from 2021 CMT Music Awards)”
Mikey Guyton feat. Gladys Knight & Breland - “Friendship Train (from 2021 CMT Music Awards)”
Nelly feat. Kane Brown, Blanco Brown & 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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