Keith Urban Scores Four CMT Video Award Nominations

by VVN Music

Keith Urban is one of three artists to tie for the most nominations for the 2017 CMT Music Awards.

Urban is up for Video of the Year and Male Video of the Year for Blue Ain't Your Color along with Collaborative Video of the Year for The Fighter with Carrie Underwood and Social Superstar of the Year.

Kelsea Ballerini and Thomas Rhett also have four nominations each while Carrie Underwood, Florida Georgia Line, Lauren Alaina and Luke Bryan have three.

Veteran artists are peppered throughout the nominations list.  The "supergroup" Artists of Then, Now, and Forever with over fifty veteran and modern artists, is up for Video of the Year and Collaborative Video of the Year for Forever Country, a medley of great country songs.

Reba McEntire's video for Back to God from her recent religious based album is up for Female Video of the Year.

A number of veteran artists are on the nominees list for Collaborative Video, a regular occurrence at the CMT Awards. Along with Artists of Then, Now, and Forever and Urban, the category also includes Vince Gill (Sober Saturday Night with Chris Young), Tim McGraw (May We All with Florida Georgia Line) and Kenny Chesney (Setting the World on Fire with P!nk).

Finally, John Mellencamp and Darius Rucker are up in the Performance of the Year category for Pink Houses from their CMT Crossroads special.

Fans can vote at CMT.com now through Monday, June 5 at 12:01 AM ET. The awards will air on Wednesday, June 7 starting at 7 PM CT.

The nominees with veteran artists in bold:

CMT Video of the Year
  • Forever Country - Artists of Then, Now, and Forever
  • Today - Brad Paisley
  • Wanna Be That Song - Brett Eldredge
  • Church Bells - Carrie Underwood
  • Middle Of A Memory - Cole Swindell
  • Different For Girls - Dierks Bentley and Elle King
  • H.O.L.Y. - Florida Georgia Line
  • Dirt On My Boots - Jon Pardi
  • Blue Ain’t Your Color - Keith Urban
  • Peter Pan - Kelsea Ballerini
  • Better Man - Little Big Town
  • Huntin’, Fishin’, and Lovin’ Every Day - Luke Bryan
  • Vice - Miranda Lambert
  • Star Of The Show - Thomas Rhett
Male Video of the Year
  • Came Here To Forget - Blake Shelton
  • Record Year - Eric Church
  • Lights Come On - Jason Aldean
  • Blue Ain’t Your Color - Keith Urban
  • Huntin’, Fishin’, and Lovin’ Every Day - Luke Bryan
  • Star Of The Show - Thomas Rhett
Female Video of the Year
  • Church Bells - Carrie Underwood
  • Peter Pan - Kelsea Ballerini
  • Road Less Traveled - Lauren Alaina
  • 80s Mercedes - Maren Morris
  • Vice - Miranda Lambert
  • Back To God - Reba McEntire
Duo Video of the Year
  • Lovin’ Lately - Big & Rich ft. Tim McGraw
  • 21 Summer - Brothers Osborne
  • How Not To - Dan+Shay
  • H.O.L.Y. - Florida Georgia Line
  • I Know Somebody - LOCASH
Group Video of the Year
  • Saltwater Gospel - Eli Young Band
  • You Look Good - Lady Antebellum
  • Better Man - Little Big Town
  • Drinkin’ Problem - Midland
  • Song For Another Time - Old Dominion
Breakthrough Video of the Year
  • In Case You Didn’t Know - Brett Young
  • Dirt On My Boots - Jon Pardi
  • Used To Love You Sober - Kane Brown
  • Road Less Traveled - Lauren Alaina
  • Hurricane - Luke Combs
  • Love Triangle - RaeLynn
Collaborative Video of the Year
  • Forever Country - Artists of Now, Then, and Forever
  • Sober Saturday Night - Chris Young ft. Vince Gill
  • Different For Girls - Dierks Bentley ft. Elle King
  • May We All - Florida Georgia Line ft. Tim McGraw
  • The Fighter - Keith Urban ft. Carrie Underwood
  • Setting The World On Fire - Kenny Chesney with Pink
CMT Performance Of The Year
  • Hicktown - Jason Aldean (from CMT Concert Of The Summer)
  • Want To Want Me - Jason Derulo and Luke Bryan (from CMT Crossroads)
  • Pink Houses - John Mellencamp and Darius Rucker (from CMT Crossroads)
  • 80s Mercedes - Alicia Keys and Maren Morris (from CMT Crossroads)
  • You’re Still The One/Any Man of Mine/Man I Feel Like A Woman - Meghan Trainor, Jill Scott and Kelsea Ballerini (from CMT Artists of the Year)
  • Close - Nick Jonas and Thomas Rhett (from CMT Crossroads)
Social Superstar of the Year
  • Brett Eldredge
  • Jake Owen
  • Keith Urban
  • Kelsea Ballerini
  • Lauren Alaina
  • Thomas Rhett

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