Wow! The women have taken charge for the 2012 CMT Music Awards. This year’s event will be held June 6th in Nashville. The nominees were announced this morning on the “Today” show with Hoda Kotb and Carrie Underwood is leading the pack with 5 total nominations. Carrie is nominated for Video of the Year for both “Remind Me” with Brad Paisley and “Good Girl,” Female Vocalist of the Year, Collaborative Video of the Year for “Remind Me” with Brad Paisley, and Performance of the Year for her ‘Dream On/Just A Dream’ collaboration with Steven Tyler on CMT Crossroads.
Miranda Lambert is close behind with 4 nominations. Jason Aldean, Lady A, Rascal Flatts, Blake Shelton, Taylor Swift, and Thompson Square all have 3 nominations.
I am an award show junkie, and I’m sure that Dennis and I will go head to head to see who will come out the winner in this award show also.
The one category I am very interested in is the USA Weekend Breakthrough Video of the Year. Nominees for this category include Lauren Alaina, Brantley Gilbert, Hunter Hayes, Scotty McCreery, Pistol Annies, and Thompson Square. I will tell you that my favorite in this category for the Video is Hunter Hayes. Here’s why –