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Miranda Lambert, Luke Bryan and Eric Church Lead CMT Awards Nominees

May 7, 2013 (8:00 am) GMT
The three artists earned four nods each going into the fan voting to determine the winners at the gala show on June 5.

Today's crop of country music stars shared top nominee billing at the 2013 CMT Music Awards nominations announced on Monday, May 6. , and all bagged four nominations each going into the fan voting on the CMT website that will determine the winners on the June 5 ceremony that will take place at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville.

All three of them are vying for the Video of the Year award, competing with nine other artists. Both Church and Bryan are pitted against , , and for the Male Video of the Year, while Lambert is up for the Female Video the Year award along with other nominees that include , and .

First-time nominee landed three nods together with Aldean, Chesney and veteran country music group . More artists got two nominations apiece mostly Video of the Year nominees like Swift, Underwood, Hayes, and plus other top acts as , , and .

Aldean along with actress will host the live telecast airing at 8 P.M. ET/PT on CMT. Voting for all categories is open until June 2 to determine the winners including the shortlist for the Video of the Year award, for which another round of voting will be done during the show to select the final winner.

2013 CMT Music Awards Nominations
Video of the Year

Male Video of the Year Female Video of the Year Group Video of the Year Duo Video of the Year Breakthrough Video of the Year Collaborative Video of the Year CMT Performance of the Year

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