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CMT Music Awards nominees: Carrie Underwood, Blake Shelton and more make the list

The CMT Music Awards are still a month away, but thanks to singer-songwriter Thomas Rhett, we now know which acts will vie for some of the top honors.

Rhett stopped by TODAY Monday morning and revealed some key nominees.

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In the category of Female Video of the Year, the nominees are:

  • Cam, "Burning House"
  • Carrie Underwood, "Smoke Break"
  • Jana Kramer, "I Got the Boy"
  • Kacey Musgraves, "Biscuits"
  • Kelsea Ballerini, "Dibs"
  • Maren Morris, "My Church"

For Male Video of the Year:

  • Blake Shelton, "Sangria"
  • Eric Church, "Like a Wrecking Ball"
  • Keith Urban, "John Cougar, John Deere, John 3:16"
  • Luke Bryan, "Kick the Dust Up"
  • Sam Hunt, "Break Up in a Small Town"

Oh, and there was one more nominee in that last category — which came as a surprise to Rhett. His video for "Die a Happy Man" is up for the award as well.

Rhett already nabbed Single of the Year at the ACM Awards in April for the same song.

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As for the overall Video of the Year at the CMT Music Awards, Rhett was also among the names on that list.

The nominees are:

  • Blake Shelton, "Sangria"
  • Cam, "Burning House"
  • Carrie Underwood, "Smoke Break"
  • Chris Stapleton, "Fire Away"
  • Florida Georgia Line, "Sippin' on Fire"
  • Jason Aldean, "Tonight Looks Good on You"
  • Keith Urban, "John Cougar, John Deere, John 3:16"
  • Little Big Town, "Girl Crush"
  • Luke Bryan, "Strip It Down"
  • Sam Hunt, "Break Up in a Small Town"
  • Thomas Rhett, "Die a Happy Man"
  • Tim McGraw, "Humble and Kind"

Congrats to Rhett and all of his fellow nominees!

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And finally, Rhett revealed the nominees for Group/Duo Video of the Year in a TODAY.com exclusive, explaining that the category includes "some of his best friends in the business."

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Thomas Rhett reveals the 2016 CMT Music Awards nominees for Group/Duo Video of the Year

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The CMT Music Awards airs live June 8.

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