They announced the nominees for this year’s “CMT Music Awards”. Jason Aldean, Maren Morris, Brothers Osborne, Miranda Lambert, and Zac Brown Band had three nominations each . . . while tons of artists had two. It’s a fan-voted awards show and you have until midnight June 4th to vote. You can vote more than once. The show airs June 5th, and Little Big Town are the hosts. Here are the nominees for Breakthrough Video of the Year:
- “Girl Goin’ Nowhere”, Ashley McBryde (At Marathon Music Works)
“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
14 semi-finalists in the coveted Video of the Year category. They’ll announce the Top Five finalists the morning of the show . . . and then fans can vote throughout the day AND during the show on Twitter.
- “Cry Pretty”, Carrie Underwood
- “Drunk Girl”, Chris Janson
- “Break Up in the End”, Cole Swindell
- “Speechless”, Dan + Shay
- “Burning Man”, Dierks Bentley featuring Brothers Osborne
- “Desperate Man”, Eric Church
- “Simple”, Florida Georgia Line
- “Rainbow”, Kacey Musgraves
- “Good as You”, Kane Brown
- “Coming Home”, Keith Urban featuring Julia Michaels
- “Miss Me More”, Kelsea Ballerini
- “She Got the Best of Me”, Luke Combs
- “Girl”, Maren Morris
- “Someone I Used To Know”, Zac Brown Band
Little Big Town returns to host the 2019 CMT Music Awards live from Nashville June 5
JUSTIN BIEBER and ED SHEERAN announced that they’re releasing a new song called “I Don’t Care” on Friday morning.
Avengers: Endgame continues to slay global box office records, racking up more than $2 billion in ticket sales in record time. Released in theaters April 25, it seems likely to live on the big screen for many weeks to come, and no home video release has been announced. But that hasn’t stopped Amazon from letting you preorder the streaming version right now.
Say goodbye to one of the most popular “Game of Thrones” characters of all time. HBO has DIGITALLY REMOVED the craft services coffee cup from this past Sunday’s episode. So it’s gone from any further showings of the episode, or in future home video editions. So if you’ve got it on DVR, you might want to save it.
THOMAS RHETT flew four military moms to Florida to help him put together care packages for active-duty service members. They sat down for brunch and shared stories about what it’s like to be a mother of someone in the military. Then he played audio messages from their kids where they wished them Happy Mother’s Day . . . and, you guessed it, they came walking out to surprise their moms. There were tears and hugs and the soldiers pinned special “Mothers of the Military” medallions on them. Thomas shared the video on Instagram. This is part of the Crown Royal Purple Bag Project. You can nominate your “Mother of the Military” or any “Deserving Mom” by hitting up CrownRoyal.com.
AMY SCHUMER’s baby’s name is Gene Attell Fischer. The “Attell” part is probably a tribute to Amy’s friend and fellow comedian DAVE ATTELL.
Kentucky Derby “winner” COUNTRY HOUSE is out of the Preakness because he got sick.
MARIE OSMOND was officially announced yesterday as SARA GILBERT’s replacement on “The Talk”.
MELISSA JOAN HART is making her return to Nickelodeon, on an animated show called “The Casagrandes”.
CARRIE UNDERWOOD is offering fans a chance to join her on stage at the Cry Pretty tour . . . by performing the Ludacris rap from “The Champion”. Well, she shared a video of a lucky fan at her show in San Antonio who made the cut. He did a good job with the rap, but then he TRIED singing.
DEVIN DAWSON raised over $12,000 on his six-stop California Smoke Tour. Funds will go to the California Fire Foundation, and those affected by the recent wildfires. He says, “Having the opportunity to get back, and give back, to my home state in this way was very meaningful to me.”
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