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.

  • Blake Shelton featuring Pistol Annies and Friends -- “Boys ‘Round Here”
  • Carrie Underwood -- “See You Again”
  • Eric Church -- “Give Me Back My Hometown”
  • Florida Georgia Line featuring Luke Bryan -- “This Is How We Roll”
  • Hunter Hayes -- “I Want Crazy”
  • Kacey Musgraves -- “Follow Your Arrow”
  • Keith Urban with Miranda Lambert -- “We Were Us”
  • Luke Bryan -- “That’s My Kind of Night”
  • Miranda Lambert -- “Automatic”
  • Taylor Swift -- “Red”
  • Thomas Rhett -- “It Goes Like This”
  • Tim McGraw with Taylor Swift and Keith Urban -- “Highway Don’t Care”

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

  • Blake Shelton -- “Doin’ What She Likes”
  • Eric Church -- “Give Me Back My Hometown”
  • Hunter Hayes -- “I Want Crazy”
  • Jason Aldean -- “Night Train”
  • Luke Bryan -- “Crash My Party”
  • Randy Houser -- “Runnin’ Outta Moonlight”

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

  • Carrie Underwood -- “See You Again”
  • Cassadee Pope -- “Wasting All These Tears”
  • Kacey Musgraves -- “Follow Your Arrow”
  • Miranda Lambert -- “Automatic”
  • Sheryl Crow -- “Easy”
  • Taylor Swift -- “Red”

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

  • Eli Young Band -- “Drunk Last Night”
  • Lady Antebellum -- “Compass”
  • Little Big Town -- “Your Side Of The Bed”
  • Rascal Flatts -- “Rewind”
  • The Band Perry -- “Done”
  • Zac Brown Band -- “Sweet Annie”

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

  • Dan + Shay -- “19 You + Me”
  • Florida Georgia Line -- “Round Here”
  • Florida Georgia Line -- “Stay”
  • Thompson Square -- “Everything I Shouldn’t Be Thinking About”

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

  • Brett Eldredge -- “Beat Of The Music”
  • Cassadee Pope -- “Wasting All These Tears”
  • Cole Swindell -- “Chillin’ It”
  • David Nail -- “Whatever She’s Got”
  • Thomas Rhett -- “It Goes Like This”
  • Tyler Farr -- “Redneck Crazy”

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

  • Blake Shelton featuring Pistol Annies and Friends -- “Boys ‘Round Here”
  • Florida Georgia Line featuring Luke Bryan -- “This Is How We Roll
  • Florida Georgia Line featuring Nelly -- “Cruise (Remix)”
  • Hunter Hayes featuring Jason Mraz -- “Everybody’s Got Somebody But Me”
  • Keith Urban with Miranda Lambert -- “We Were Us”
  • Tim McGraw with Taylor Swift and Keith Urban -- “Highway Don’t Care

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)

  • Dierks Bentley and OneRepublic -- “Counting Stars” from CMT CROSSROADS: ONEREPUBLIC AND DIERKS BENTLEY
  • Jake Owen -- “Days Of Gold” from CMT HOT 20 COUNTDOWN
  • Lady Antebellum and Stevie Nicks -- “Rhiannon” from CMT CROSSROADS: STEVIE NICKS AND LADY ANTEBELLUM
  • Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie -- “Oh No/All Night Long” from 2013 CMT ARTISTS OF THE YEAR
  • The Band Perry and Fall Out Boy -- “My Songs Know What You Did in the Dark” from CMT CROSSROADS: FALL OUT BOY AND THE BAND PERRY
  • Willie Nelson and Neil Young -- “Long May You Run” from CMT CROSSROADS: WILLIE NELSON & FRIENDS FROM THIRD MAN RECORDS

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