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Chris Stapleton, Carrie Underwood and Cam Lead 2016 CMT Music Awards Nominees

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Chris Stapleton has yet another addition to his growing list of career accomplishments this year. He, Carrie Underwood and rising newcomer Cam are tied for the most nominations at this year’s CMT Music Awards.

Stapleton’s latest single “Fire Away” was nominated for both Video of the Year and Male Video of the Year, while his CMT Artists of the Year performance of “Nobody to Blame” was selected in the Performance of the Year category.

Cam’s “Burning House” is also in the running for Video of the Year, along with Female Video of the Year and Breakthrough Video of the Year. Underwood, who has won more CMT Music Awards than any other artist, also snagged a spot in the Video of the Year, Female Video of the Year and CMT Performance of the Year categories with her hit single “Smoke Break.”

The 2016 CMT Music Awards will be broadcast live from Nashville June 8 on CMT. An additional “mystery category” will be announced on June 1, but fans can vote in all other categories right now through CMT.com.

2016 CMT Music Awards Nominees:

CMT Video of the Year
Blake Shelton – “Sangria”
Cam – “Burning House”
Carrie Underwood – “Smoke Break”
Chris Stapleton – “Fire Away”
Florida Georgia Line – “Sippin’ on Fire”
Jason Aldean – “Tonight Looks Good on You”
Keith Urban – “John Cougar, John Deere, John 3:16”
Little Big Town – “Girl Crush”
Luke Bryan – “Strip It Down”
Sam Hunt – “Break Up in a Small Town”
Thomas Rhett – “Die a Happy Man”
Tim McGraw – “Humble and Kind”

CMT Male Video of the Year
Blake Shelton – “Sangria”
Eric Church – “Like a Wrecking Ball” (From 2015 CMT Music Awards)
Keith Urban – “John Cougar, John Deere, John 3:16”
Luke Bryan – “Kick the Dust Up” (From 2015 CMT Music Awards)
Sam Hunt – “Break Up in a Small Town”
Thomas Rhett – “Die a Happy Man”

CMT Female Video of the Year
Cam – “Burning House”
Carrie Underwood – “Smoke Break”
Jana Kramer – “I Got the Boy”
Kacey Musgraves – “Biscuits”
Kelsea Ballerini – “Dibs”
Maren Morris – “My Church”

CMT Group/Duo Video of the Year
Brothers Osborne – “Stay a Little Longer”
Dan + Shay – “Nothin’ Like You”
Florida Georgia Line – “Sippin’ on Fire”
Little Big Town – “Girl Crush”
Old Dominion – “Break Up With Him”
Zac Brown Band – “Loving You Easy”

CMT Breakthrough Video of the Year
Brothers Osborne – “Stay a Little Longer”
Cam – “Burning House”
Chris Janson – “Buy Me a Boat”
Chris Stapleton – “Fire Away”
Maren Morris – “My Church”
Old Dominion – “Break Up With Him”

CMT Performance of the Year
Adam Lambert and Leona Lewis – “Girl Crush” (From CMT Artists of the Year)
Brantley Gilbert and Lynyrd Skynyrd – “What’s Your Name” (From CMT Crossroads)
Carrie Underwood – “Smoke Break” (From CMT Instant Jam)
Cheap Trick and Jennifer Nettles – “I Want You to Want Me” (From CMT Crossroads)
Chris Stapleton – “Nobody to Blame” (From CMT Artists of the Year)
Darius Rucker – “Alright” (From CMT Instant Jam)

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