jason aldean getty images ethan miller Downtown Hoedown Headliner Jason Aldean Tops CMT Award Noms!

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When nominations were read for this year’s 2011 CMT Music Awards on NBC’s Today Show yesterday morning, Downtown Hoedown Sunday Night Headliner[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Jason Aldean[/lastfm] came out as the clear leader with four nominations, including the top honor of Video of the Year for “My Kinda Party.”

Following closely behind are: [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Lady Antebellum[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Miranda Lambert[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Rascal Flatts[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Taylor Swift[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The Band Perry[/lastfm] and [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Zac Brown Band[/lastfm] with three nominations each. [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Blake Shelton[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Carrie Underwood[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Keith Urban[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Kenny Chesney[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Reba[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Sheryl Crow[/lastfm] and [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Sugarland[/lastfm] are each nominated for two awards. Newcomers [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Thompson Square[/lastfm] and [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Aaron Lewis[/lastfm] are each up for two awards as well.

The 2011 CMT Music Awards mark the 10th anniversary of the awards show, and will air live from Nashville on Wednesday, June 8 at 8 PM, ET on CMT and CMT.com. Get list of all the nominees HERE!

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