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.

  • Carrie Underwood – "Something In The Water"
  • Darius Rucker – "Homegrown Honey"
  • Dierks Bentley – "Drunk On A Plane"
  • Florida Georgia Line – "Dirt"
  • Jason Aldean – "Burnin' It Down"
  • Kenny Chesney – "American Kids"
  • Lady Antebellum – "Bartender"
  • Lee Brice – "I Don't Dance"
  • Luke Bryan – "Play It Again"
  • Maddie & Tae – "Girl In A Country Song"
  • Miranda Lambert with Carrie Underwood – "Somethin' Bad"
  • Sam Hunt – "Leave The Night On"

MALE VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Best video by a male artist; awarded to the artist

  • Dierks Bentley – "Drunk On A Plane"
  • Eric Church – "Talladega"
  • Jason Aldean – "Burnin' It Down"
  • Keith Urban – "Somewhere In My Car"
  • Kenny Chesney – "American Kids"
  • Luke Bryan – "Play It Again"

FEMALE VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Best video by a female artist; awarded to the artist

  • Carrie Underwood – "Little Toy Guns"
  • Carrie Underwood – "Something In The Water"
  • Lee Ann Womack – "The Way I'm Livin'"
  • Miranda Lambert – "Little Red Wagon"
  • RaeLynn – "God Made Girls"
  • Reba – "Going Out Like That"

GROUP VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Best video by a group; awarded to the artists

  • A Thousand Horses – "Smoke"
  • Eli Young Band – "Dust"
  • Lady Antebellum – "Bartender"
  • Little Big Town – "Day Drinking"
  • The Band Perry – "Chainsaw"
  • Zac Brown Band – "All Alright"

DUO VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Best video by a duo; awarded to the artists

  • Big & Rich – "Look At You"
  • Brothers Osborne – "Rum"
  • Florida Georgia Line – "Dirt"
  • Florida Georgia Line – "Sun Daze"
  • Maddie & Tae – "Girl In A Country Song"
  • The Swon Brothers – "Later On"

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 feat. Ashley Monroe – "Lonely Tonight"
  • Brantley Gilbert feat. Justin Moore and Thomas Rhett – "Small Town Throwdown"
  • Jennifer Nettles feat. Brandy Clark – "His Hands"
  • Kenny Chesney with Grace Potter – "Wild Child"
  • Miranda Lambert with Carrie Underwood – "Somethin' Bad"
  • Tim McGraw feat. Faith Hill – "Meanwhile Back At Mamas"

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)

  • Bob Seger and Jason Aldean – "Turn The Page" from CMT Crossroads: Bob Seger and Jason Aldean
  • Brett Eldredge – "Beat of the Music" from CMT's Ultimate Kickoff Party
  • John Legend and Lee Ann Womack – "You & I (Nobody In The World)" from CMT Crossroads
  • Katy Perry and Kacey Musgraves – "Roar" from Crossroads
  • Keith Urban – "It's a Man's, Man's, Man's World" from 2014 CMT Artists of the Year
  • Kenny Chesney – "American Kids" from Instant Jam
  • Lady Antebellum and Aloe Blacc – "Wake Me Up" from CMT's Ultimate Kickoff Party
  • Lady Antebellum and Chris Stapleton – "Drink A Beer" from 2014 CMT Artists of the Year

BREAKTHROUGH VIDEO OF THE YEAR

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

  • Chase Rice – "Gonna Wanna Tonight"
  • Frankie Ballard – "Sunshine & Whiskey"
  • Kelsea Ballerini – "Love Me Like You Mean It"
  • Maddie & Tae – "Girl In A Country Song"
  • RaeLynn – "God Made Girls"
  • Sam Hunt – "Leave The Night On"

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