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Keith Urban, Kelsea Ballerini, Thomas Rhett lead 2017 CMT Music Awards nods

Keith Urban, Kelsea Ballerini, Thomas Rhett lead 2017 CMT Music Awards nods

Keith Urban, Kelsea Ballerini and Thomas Rhett lead the list of nominees for the 2017 CMT Music Awards.

Urban, Ballerini and Rhett scored four nominations each for Country Music Television’s fan-voted ceremony, including the night’s biggest honor, video of the year.

Carrie Underwood, who holds the title of most CMT Music Awards wins, scored three nominations this year, along with Florida Georgia Line, Lauren Alaina and Luke Bryan.

The competition for video of the year is massive, with 14 nominees.

Underwood, a six-time winner in the category, is up against Ballerini, Urban, Rhett, Bryan, Brad Paisley, Dierks Bentley (with first-time nominee Elle King), Florida...

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