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Saddle up country music fans because it's time for another star-studded awards show.

The 2016 CMT Music Awards are quickly approaching and we have your first look at this year's nominations. Before we get into categories, however, you may want to know about the upcoming telecast.

Mark your calendars for June 8 as the biggest country music stars will travel to Nashville for the live show. As you likely could have guessed, fan favorites including Carrie Underwood, Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan are competing in top awards. But in addition, singers including Cheap Trick, Adam Lambert and Leona Lewis also scored some pretty impressive nominations.

So who do you want to see win big? It's ultimately up to you as voting opens up on CMT's website today. Before you cast your vote, however, take a look at the first round of award categories and nominations below. 

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VIDEO OF THE YEAR:
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"0
Thomas Rhett, "Die A Happy Man"
Tim McGraw, "Humble and Kind"

MALE VIDEO OF THE YEAR:
Blake Shelton, "Sangria"
Eric Church, "Like A Wrecking Ball" (From 2015 CMT Music Awards)
Keith Urban, "John Cougar, John Deere, John 3:16"
Luke Bryan, "Kick The Dust Up" (From 2015 CMT Music Awards)
Sam Hunt, "Break Up In A Small Town"
Thomas Rhett, "Die A Happy Man"

FEMALE VIDEO OF THE YEAR:
Cam, "Burning House"
Carrie Underwood, "Smoke Break"
Jana Kramer, "I Got The Boy"
Kacey Musgraves, "Biscuits"
Kelsea Ballerini, "Dibs"
Maren Morris, "My Church"

GROUP/DUO VIDEO OF THE YEAR:
Brothers Osborne, "Stay A Little Longer"
Dan + Shay, "Nothin' Like You"
Florida Georgia Line, "Sippin' On Fire"
Little Big Town, "Girl Crush"
Old Dominion, "Break Up With Him"
Zac Brown Band, "Loving You Easy"

BREAKTHROUGH VIDEO OF THE YEAR:
Brothers Osborne, "Stay A Little Longer"
Cam, "Burning House"
Chris Janson, "Buy Me A Boat"
Chris Stapleton, "Fire Away"
Maren Morris, "My Church"
Old Dominion, "Break Up With Him"

CMT PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR:
Adam Lambert and Leona Lewis, "Girl Crush" (From 2015 CMT Artists of The Year)
Brantley Gilbert and Lynyrd Skynyrd, "What's Your Name" (From CMT Crossroads)
Carrie Underwood, "Smoke Break" (From CMT Instant Jam)
Cheap Trick and Jennifer Nettles, "I Want You To Want Me" (From CMT Crossroads)
Chris Stapleton, "Nobody To Blame" (From CMT Artists of the Year)
Darius Rucker, "Alright"(From CMT Instant Jam)

The 2016 CMT Music Awards air Wednesday, June 8 at 8 p.m. only on CMT. 

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