2019 CMT Music Awards Nominees and Performers


The 2019 ceremony airs this Wednesday, June 5th on CMT at 8 p.m. ET. It will also be live-streamed online at CMT.com.


Country fans can catch all the live action from the red carpet on CMT’s Twitter account starting at 7 p.m. ET. After that, the 2019 CMT Awards will air live at 8 p.m. ET on CMT and online at CMT.com.


Little Big Town members Karen Fairchild, Kimberly Schlapman, Phillip Sweet and Jimi Westbrook are hosting the show for the second year in a row. They are also set to perform.


Bobby Bones,

Brantley Gilbert,

Carly Pearce,

Chris Sullivan,

Cody Alan,

Hunter Hayes,

Jessie James Decker,

Jimmie Allen,

Julia Michaels,


Kate Bosworth,

Katie Cook,

Kiefer Sutherland,

Lindsay Ell,

Maddie & Tae,

Michael Ray,

Michelle Monaghan,


Sarah Hyland

Trisha Yearwood




Luke Combs,

Brandi Carlile,

Keith Urban,

Little Big Town,

Sheryl Crow,

Tanya Tucker,

Trombone Shorty,

Zac Brown Band,

Brett Young and Boyz II Men,

Carrie Underwood,

Maren Morris,

Kelsea Ballerini,

Dan + Shay,

Kane Brown,

Thomas Rhett

Luke Bryan



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Video of the Year

“Cry Pretty,” Carrie Underwood

“Good as You,” Kane Brown

“Coming Home,” Keith Urban feat. Julia Michaels

“Miss Me More,” Kelsea Ballerini

“She Got the Best of Me,” Luke Combs


Female Video of the Year

“The Joke,” Brandi Carlile

“Love Wins,” Carrie Underwood

“Space Cowboy,” Kacey Musgraves

“Miss Me More,” Kelsea Ballerini

“Girl,” Maren Morris

“Keeper of the Flame,” Miranda Lambert

“Closer to You,” Carly Pearce


Male Video of the Year

“Break Up in the End,” Cole Swindell

“Desperate Man,” Eric Church

“Drowns the Whiskey,” Jason Aldean and Miranda Lambert

“Lose It,” Kane Brown

“Get Along,” Kenny Chesney

“Sunrise, Sunburn, Sunset,” Luke Bryan

“Life Changes,” Thomas Rhett


Duo Video of the Year

“I Don’t Remember Me (Before You),” Brothers Osborne

“Speechless,” Dan + Shay

“Simple,” Florida Georgia Line

“Feels Like a Party,” LoCash

“Friends Don’t,” Maddie & Tae

“Babe,” Sugarland feat. Taylor Swift


Group Video of the Year

“Love Ain’t,” Eli Young Band

“Born to Love You,” Lanco

“Summer Fever,” Little Big Town

“Burn Out,” Midland

“Hotel Key,” Old Dominion

“Someone I Used to Know,” Zac Brown Band


Breakthrough Video of the Year

“Girl Goin’ Nowhere (at Marathon Music Works),” Ashley McBryde

“Best Shot,” Jimmie Allen

“Take It From Me,” Jordan Davis

“Drunk Me,” Mitchell Tenpenny

“Whiskey Glasses,” Morgan Wallen

“Buy My Own Drinks,” Runaway June

“Somebody’s Daughter,” Tenille Townes


Collaborative Video of the Year

“What Happens in a Small Town,” Brantley Gilbert and Lindsay Ell

“Straight to Hell,” Darius Rucker feat. Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan and Charles Kelley

“Burning Man,” Dierks Bentley feat. Brothers Osborne

“Drowns the Whiskey,” Jason Aldean and Miranda Lambert

“Coming Home,” Keith Urban feat. Julia Michaels

“Babe,” Sugarland feat. Taylor Swift


CMT Performance of the Year

“Motownphilly” (from CMT Crossroads), Boyz II Men and Brett Young

“Beautiful Crazy” (from CMT Crossroads), Luke Combs and Leon Bridges

“(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman” (from 2018 CMT Artists of the Year), Maren Morris and Brandi Carlile

“Let You Be Right” (From CMT Crossroads), Brett Eldredge and Meghan Trainor

“I Can’t Make You Love Me” and “Help Me Make It Through the Night” (from 2018 CMT Artists of the Year), Karen Fairchild, Kimberly Schlapman and Gladys Knight

“Keep Me in Mind” (From CMT Crossroads), Zac Brown Band and Shawn Mendes


Concert Calendar