Nominees & Recipients


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 during live telecast, with final voting held online at CMT.com during the show.

  • Jason Aldean -- “Dirt Road Anthem”
  • Kenny Chesney featuring Grace Potter -- “You And Tequila”
  • Toby Keith -- "Red Solo Cup"
  • Lady Antebellum -- “We Owned The Night”
  • Miranda Lambert -- “Over You”
  • Brad Paisley with Carrie Underwood -- “Remind Me”
  • Rascal Flatts featuring Natasha Bedingfield -- “Easy”
  • Blake Shelton -- “God Gave Me You”
  • Taylor Swift featuring The Civil Wars -- “Safe & Sound”
  • Carrie Underwood -- “Good Girl”

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

  • Jason Aldean -- "Dirt Road Anthem"
  • Luke Bryan -- "I Don't Want This Night To End"
  • Eric Church -- "Drink In My Hand"
  • Toby Keith -- "Red Solo Cup"
  • Blake Shelton -- "God Gave Me You"
  • Keith Urban -- "Long Hot Summer"

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

  • Sara Evans -- "My Heart Can't Get Over You"
  • Miranda Lambert -- "Over You"
  • Martina McBride -- "I'm Gonna Love You Through It'
  • Kellie Pickler -- "Tough"
  • Taylor Swift -- "Ours"
  • Carrie Underwood -- "Good Girl"

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

  • Eli Young Band -- "Crazy Girl"
  • Lady Antebellum -- "We Owned The Night"
  • Pistol Annies -- "Hell on Heels"
  • Rascal Flatts -- "Banjo"
  • The Band Perry -- "All Your Life"
  • Zac Brown Band -- "Keep Me In Mind"

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

  • Love and Theft -- "Angel Eyes"
  • Montgomery Gentry -- "Where I Come From"
  • Sugarland -- "Tonight"
  • The Civil Wars -- "Poison & Wine"
  • Thompson Square -- "Glass"
  • Thompson Square -- "I Got You"

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

  • Lauren Alaina -- "Georgia Peaches"
  • Brantley Gilbert -- "Country Must Be Country Wide"
  • Hunter Hayes -- "Storm Warning"
  • Scotty McCreery -- "The Trouble With Girls"
  • Pistol Annies -- "Hell On Heels"
  • Thompson Square -- "I Got You"

COLLABORATIVE VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Best video that featured a special collaborative appearance by artists; awarded to the artists (individual, group or duo)

  • Kenny Chesney featuring Grace Potter -- "You and Tequila"
  • Brad Paisley with Carrie Underwood -- "Remind Me"
  • Rascal Flatts featuring Natasha Bedingfield -- "Easy"
  • Lionel Richie with Shania Twain -- "Endless Love"
  • Taylor Swift featuring The Civil Wars -- "Safe & Sound"
  • Zac Brown Band featuring Jimmy Buffett -- "Knee Deep"

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)

  • Jason Aldean -- "Tattoos On This Town" from 2011 CMT ARTISTS OF THE YEAR
  • Lady Antebellum -- "Dancin' Away With My Heart" from 2011 CMT ARTISTS OF THE YEAR
  • Little Big Town -- "Fix You" from MUSIC BUILDS: THE CMT DISASTER RELIEF CONCERT
  • Blake Shelton -- "Footloose" from INVITATION ONLY: BLAKE SHELTON
  • Sting and Vince Gill -- "If I Ever Lose My Faith In You" from CMT CROSSROADS: STING AND VINCE GILL
  • Steven Tyler and Carrie Underwood -- "Just A Dream/Dream On" from CMT CROSSROADS: STEVEN TYLER & CARRIE UNDERWOOD FROM THE PEPSI SUPER BOWL FAN JAM

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