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Taylor Swift to battle Carrie at CMTs

Taylor Swift and Carrie Underwood have three nominations apiece at the 2010 Country Music Television (CMT) Awards.
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Taylor Swift and Carrie Underwood lead the nominations at his year's Country Music Television (CMT) Awards.

Taylor and Carrie both gained three nominations each, going head-to-head for the Female Video of the Year and Video of the Year prizes for 'You Belong With Me' and 'Cowboy Casanova' respectively.

Also up for three nominations are Lady Antebellum and Jason Aldean.

Among the other nominees include Nicole Kidman's husband Keith Urban, whose video 'Til Summer Comes Around' will compete against Tim McGraw's 'Southern Voice', Toby Keith's 'American Ride', Jason Aldean's 'The Truth' and Billy Currington's 'People Are Crazy' for the Male Video of the Year Prize.

Taylor and Carrie face competition from Miranda Lambert's 'White Liar' and Reba McEntire's 'Consider Me Gone' in the Female Video of the Year category.

CMT President Brian Phillips said: "When you look at the talent and diversity amassed within these categories it's easy to see why this has been CMT's biggest year every.

"Hosted by our Nashville-brother-by-way-of-Detroit Kid Rock, this night promises to be an unforgettable party."

The awards, which are the only fan voted prizes in the country music world, will be broadcast live on June 9 in a live TV ceremony.

Full list of nominees for the 2010 CMT Music Awards:

Male Video of the Year:

Jason Aldean - 'The Truth'

Billy Currington - 'People Are Crazy'

Toby Keith - 'American Ride'

Tim McGraw - 'Southern Voice'

Keith Urban - ''Til Summer Comes Around'

Female Video of the Year:

Miranda Lambert - 'White Liar'

Reba McEntire - 'Consider Me Gone'

Taylor Swift - 'You Belong With Me'

Carrie Underwood - 'Cowboy Casanova'

Group Video of the Year:

Gloriana - 'How Far Do You Wanna Go?'

Lady Antebellum - 'Need You Now'

Rascal Flatts - 'Here Comes Goodbye'

Zac Brown Band - 'Toes'

Duo Video of the Year:

Brooks & Dunn - 'Indian Summer'

Steel Magnolia - 'Keep On Lovin' You'

Sugarland - 'Keep You'

Sugarland - 'Nightswimming/Joey'

USA Weekend Breakthrough Video of the Year:

Luke Bryan - 'Do I'

Laura Bell Bundy - 'Giddy On Up'

Easton Corbin - 'A Little More Country Than That'

Steel Magnolia - 'Keep On Lovin' You'

Collaborative Video of the Year:

Jason Aldean and Bryan Adams - 'Heaven'

Kenny Chesney with Dave Matthews - 'I'm Alive'

Kellie Pickler featuring Taylor Swift - 'Best Days of Your Life'

Blake Shelton featuring Trace Adkins - 'Hillbilly Bone'

CMT Performance of the Year:

Lady Antebellum - 'Lookin' For A Good Time'

Reba McEntire - 'Consider Me Gone'

Tim McGraw - 'Southern Voice'

Brad Paisley - 'Then'

Carrie Underwood - 'Temporary Home'

Video Director of the Year:

Deaton Flanigen (eligible videos include: Jason Aldean's 'The Truth' and Carrie Underwood's 'Temporary Home')

Chris Hicky (eligible videos include: Miranda Lambert's 'White Liar' and Justin Moore's 'Small Town USA')

Shaun Silva (eligible videos include: Kenny Chesney's 'Out Last Night' and Rascal Flatts's 'Summer Nights')

Roman White (eligible videos include: Taylor Swift's 'You Belong With Me' and Kellie Pickler's 'Best Days of Your Life')

Video of the Year:

(Final nominees to be announced during live telecast, with final voting held online at CMT.com during the show).

Jason Aldean - 'The Truth'

Kenny Chesney - 'Out Last Night'

Toby Keith - 'American Ride'

Lady Antebellum - 'Need You Now'

Miranda Lambert - 'White Liar'

Brad Paisley - 'Welcome to the Future'

Taylor Swift - 'You Belong With Me'

Carrie Underwood - 'Cowboy Casanova'

Keith Urban - '

'Til Summer Comes Around'

Zac Brown Band - 'Toes'

Posted on 11 May 2010 16:30 to category : Music News

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