CMT Music Awards 2016
Erin Andrews and JJ Watt will host the award ceremonyCMT Music Awards

The CMT Music Awards 2016 will be held at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena and sportscaster/TV personality Erin Andrews and football superstar JJ Watt will host the glittering evening. The evening honours country music videos and television performances through a fan voting system.

The award ceremony will be telecast live on CMT at 8pm EST. Before that, the red carpet event will kick-start at 6pm EST. Watch the ceremony live online on CMT.

Billy Gardell and Chad Michael Murray, the lead cast of CMT network's upcoming series Million Dollar Quartet, will present the awards along with Chris Janson, Kelsea Ballerini, pop singer Leona Lewis, radio personality Bobby Bones and Cody Alan.

Carrie Underwood, Chris Stapleton, Florida Georgia Line, Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan and Thomas Rhett will perform at the star-studded event.

"I'm thrilled to come back to NASHVILLE to co-host the CMT Music Awards. I had so much fun last year, and I can't wait to see what antics J.J. and I will get into together. Plus, there's nothing better than seeing my favourite country artists get recognized for their great work," Andrews said in a press statement ahead of the country music awards ceremony.

Watt hosted the event last year and expressed his love for country music. "Having presented at the CMT Awards last year, I got a first-hand look at the energy and excitement of the event and I am very excited to be involved in a much larger capacity this year as co-host. There are two things that I know about the people of Nashville...they love country music and they know how to throw a party. When you put those two things together, it makes for one heck of a night. I can't wait to host the awards with Erin and be part of such a great night, honoring the biggest stars in country music."

Below is the list of nominees:

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"0
Thomas Rhett, "Die A Happy Man"
Tim McGraw, "Humble and Kind"

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"

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"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"

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 2015 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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