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Just minutes ago, the nominees for the 2020 CMT Music Awards were announced. The show will air on CMT On October October 21 at 8PM ET/7PM ET/CT. The fan voted award show voting is currently underway at CMT.com.

The nominees for the 2020 CMT Music Awards are:

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 on 10/12, with final voting held until 10/16 and announced in-show.

• Ashley McBryde – “One Night Standards”
• Blanco Brown – “The Git Up”
• Carrie Underwood – “Drinking Alone”
• Dan + Shay – “I Should Probably Go To Bed”
• Keith Urban – “Polaroid”
• Kelsea Ballerini – “homecoming queen?”
• Little Big Town – “Sugar Coat”
• Luke Combs – “Beer Never Broke My Heart”
• Miranda Lambert – “Bluebird”
• Old Dominion – “Some People Do”
• Sam Hunt – “Hard To Forget”
• Tanya Tucker – “Bring My Flowers Now”
• The Chicks -“Gaslighter”
• Thomas Rhett – “Remember You Young”


FEMALE VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Best video by a female artist; awarded to the artist

• Ashley McBryde – “One Night Standards”
• Carrie Underwood – “Drinking Alone”
• Gabby Barrett – “I Hope”
• Kelsea Ballerini – “homecoming queen?”
• Maren Morris – “The Bones”
• Miranda Lambert – “Bluebird”


MALE VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Best video by a male artist; awarded to the artist

• Jason Aldean – “Got What I Got”
• Luke Bryan – “One Margarita”
• Luke Combs – “Even Though I’m Leaving”
• Morgan Wallen – “Chasin’ You (Dream Video)”
• Sam Hunt – “Hard To Forget”
• Thomas Rhett – “Remember You Young”


GROUP VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Best video by a group; awarded to the artists

• Lady A – “Champagne Night”
• Little Big Town – “Wine, Beer, Whiskey”
• Midland – “Cheatin’ Songs (Live From the Palomino)”
• Old Dominion – “One Man Band”
• The Chicks – “Gaslighter”
• The Highwomen – “Crowded Table”


DUO VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Best video by a duo; awarded to the artists

• Brothers Osborne – “All Night (Studio Performance)”
• Dan + Shay – “I Should Probably Go To Bed”
• Florida Georgia Line – “Blessings”
• LOCASH – “One Big Country Song”
• Maddie & Tae – “Die From A Broken Heart”


BREAKTHROUGH VIDEO OF THE YEAR, PRESENTED BY KIT KAT

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

• Blanco Brown – “The Git Up”
• Caylee Hammack – “Family Tree”
• Gabby Barrett – “I Hope”
• Ingrid Andress – “More Hearts Than Mine”
• Riley Green – “I Wish Grandpas Never Died”
• Travis Denning – “After a Few”


COLLABORATIVE VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Best video from a collaboration; awarded to the artists

• Blake Shelton with Gwen Stefani – “Nobody But You”
• Carly Pearce and Lee Brice – “I Hope You’re Happy Now”
• Dan + Shay & Justin Bieber – “10,000 Hours”
• Kane Brown feat. Nelly – “Cool Again”
• Marshmello & Kane Brown – “One Thing Right”
• Thomas Rhett featuring Jon Pardi – “Beer Can’t Fix”


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)

• From CMT Artists of the Year: Ashley McBryde – “One Night Standards”
• From CMT Crossroads: Brooks & Dunn and Luke Combs – “Brand New Man”
• From CMT Artists of the Year: Chris Young – “Drowning”
• From CMT Crossroads: Halsey and Kelsea Ballerini – “Graveyard”
• From CMT Artists of the Year: Sam Hunt – “Fancy”
• From CMT Crossroads: Sheryl Crow and Chris Stapleton – “Tell Me When It’s Over”