On Thursday (May 13) CMT unveiled the hig nominations for the 2021 CMT Music Awards, country music\u2019s only entirely fan-voted award show. Hosted by Kelsea Ballerini and Kane Brown, the show airs Wednesday, June 9th at 8:00PM ET\/7:00PM CT on CMT, with a five channel simulcast across MTV, MTV2, Logo, Paramount Network and TV Land. The first round of nominees for \u201cVideo of the Year\u201d award includes 14 acts, most notably Carrie Underwood, who continues her reign as the most-awarded artist in CMT Music Awards history with 22 wins, nominated this year for her collaboration with John Legend. The two-and-a-half hour show will also feature \u201cBreakthrough Video of the Year\u201d nominees Dylan Scott, Hailey Whitters (feat. Little Big Town), HARDY, Lainey Wilson, Niko Moon and Mickey Guyton. Each winner is selected by the fans, with voting now open at vote.cmt.com. 2021 CMT Music Awards Nominees VIDEO OF THE YEAR Best video of the year; awarded to the artist (male, female, group\/duo or collaboration). Top five nominees, from the first round of voting, will be announced on June 1. Top 3 nominees, from the second round of voting, will be announced on June 8. Final voting will be determined via social media and announced as the final category during the live show. \tCarrie Underwood with John Legend - \u201cHallelujah\u201d \tDierks Bentley - \u201cGone\u201d \tElle King and Miranda Lambert - \u201cDrunk (And I Don't Wanna Go Home)\u201d \tIngrid Andress - \u201cLady Like\u201d \tKane Brown - \u201cWorldwide Beautiful\u201d \tKeith Urban with P!nk - \u201cOne Too Many\u201d \tKelsea Ballerini - \u201chole in the bottle\u201d \tKenny Chesney - \u201cKnowing You\u201d \tMaren Morris - \u201cBetter Than We Found It\u201d \tMickey Guyton - \u201cHeaven Down Here\u201d \tMiranda Lambert - \u201cSettling Down\u201d \tRyan Hurd with Maren Morris - \u201cChasing After You\u201d \tSam Hunt - \u201cBreaking Up Was Easy In The 90's\u201d \tWillie Jones - \u201cAmerican Dream\u201d FEMALE VIDEO OF THE YEAR Best video by a female artist; awarded to the artist \tCarly Pearce - \u201cNext Girl\u201d \tGabby Barrett - \u201cThe Good Ones\u201d \tKelsea Ballerini - \u201chole in the bottle\u201d \tMaren Morris - \u201cTo Hell & Back\u201d \tMickey Guyton - \u201cHeaven Down Here\u201d \tMiranda Lambert - \u201cSettling Down\u201d MALE VIDEO OF THE YEAR Best video by a male artist; awarded to the artist \tChris Stapleton - \u201cStarting Over\u201d \tDarius Rucker - \u201cBeers and Sunshine\u201d \tKane Brown - \u201cWorship You\u201d \tLuke Bryan - \u201cDown To One\u201d \tLuke Combs - \u201cLovin' On You\u201d \tThomas Rhett - \u201cWhat's Your Country Song\u201d DUO\/GROUP VIDEO OF THE YEAR Best video by a duo or group; awarded to the artists \tBrothers Osborne - \u201cAll Night\u201d \tLady A - \u201cLike A Lady\u201d \tLittle Big Town - \u201cWine, Beer, Whiskey\u201d \tOld Dominion - \u201cNever Be Sorry\u201d \tParmalee and Blanco Brown - \u201cJust The Way\u201d \tRunaway June - \u201cWe Were Rich\u201d BREAKTHROUGH VIDEO OF THE YEAR Best video from an artist's major breakthrough album; awarded to the artist (male, female or group\/duo) \tDylan Scott - \u201cNobody\u201d \tHailey Whitters feat. Little Big Town - \u201cFillin' My Cup\u201d \tHARDY - \u201cGive Heaven Some Hell\u201d \tLainey Wilson - \u201cThings a Man Oughta Know\u201d \tMickey Guyton - \u201cBlack Like Me" \tNiko Moon - \u201cGOOD TIME (Ride Along Video)\u201d COLLABORATIVE VIDEO OF THE YEAR Best video from a collaboration; awarded to the artists \tCarrie Underwood with John Legend - \u201cHallelujah\u201d \tChris Young and Kane Brown - \u201cFamous Friends\u201d \tElle King and Miranda Lambert - \u201cDrunk (And I Don't Wanna Go Home)\u201d \tKeith Urban with P!nk - \u201cOne Too Many\u201d \tRyan Hurd with Maren Morris - \u201cChasing After You\u201d \tTim McGraw and Tyler Hubbard - \u201cUndivided\u201d 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) \tFrom the 2020 CMT Music Awards - Brooks & Dunn and Luke Combs \u201c1, 2 Many\u201d \tFrom the 2020 CMT Music Awards - Dan + Shay \u201cI Should Probably Go To Bed\u201d \tFrom the 2020 CMT Music Awards - Jimmie Allen and Noah Cyrus \u201cThis Is Us\u201d \tFrom the 2020 CMT Music Awards - Kelsea Ballerini and Halsey \u201cThe Other Girl\u201d \tFrom the 2020 CMT Music Awards - Little Big Town \u201cWine, Beer, Whiskey\u201d \tFrom CMT Crossroads - Nathaniel Rateliff and Margo Price \u201cTwinkle Twinkle\u201d Performers and presenters to be announced at a later date.