Kane Brown tops CMT Music Awards nominations ahead of Idol’s Luke Bryan
The CMT Music Awards nominations were announced on Wednesday, with several nods to american idol stars of yesterday and today. This includes Kane Brown, who was rejected by the show years ago and now has the most nominations with four.
Kane Brown earns the most nominations at the CMT Music Awards
Brown is nominated for Video of the Year and Male Video of the Year for his song “One Mississippi”. He is also twice nominated in the CMT Performance of the Year category, once for “Three Wooden Crosses” and once for his involvement in Nelly’s “Ride Wit Me” also featuring Blanco Brown and Breland.
Brown’s friend Lauren Alaina was the second american idol Season 10. He was inspired to audition himself, but was rejected. He Explain that the judges “didn’t need another Scotty McCreery”. He also appeared on The X Factorbut quit when the show wanted to put him in a boy band.
Now he’s nominated against current judge Luke Bryan, whose song “Waves” is also up for male video of the year. Bryan’s song “Buy Dirt” featuring Jordan Davis is also nominated for Collaboration Video of the Year. But he and Brown aren’t the only ones american idol nominated stars.
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‘American Idol’ stars nominated for CMT Awards
american idol Season 16 finalist Gabby Barrett is nominated for Female Video of the Year for her song “Footprints on the Moon.” She faces Mickey Guyton for his song “Remember Her Name”. Guyton appeared on american idol Season 8. She is also nominated for Video of the Year and CMT Performance of the Year.
Maren Morris, who was also rejected by Idol, is up for Video of the Year and Female Video of the Year for “Circles Around This Town.” Season 4 winner Carrie Underwood is also up for two awards. Her song “If I Didn’t Love You” featuring Jason Aldean is nominated for Video of the Year and Collaborative Video of the Year.
The 2022 CMT Music Awards will be co-hosted by Kelsea Ballerini and Anthony Mackie. It will air live on CBS on April 11. can cast up to 20 votes in total per day for their favorite artists.
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