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2012 CMT Music Awards

Winners of the best country music videos of the year

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Miranda Lambert scored four solo nominations, and one group nod for the Pistol Annies

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Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert, and Taylor Swift led the pack of nominees at the 2012 CMT Music Awards. All but Swift ended the night taking home a prize.

The awards show, which celebrates the best country music videos of the year, featured performances by Carrie Underwood, Lady Antebellum, Rascal Flatts, Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Brad Paisley, Kenny Chesney, Toby Keith, Willie Nelson, Pistol Annies, Hank Williams, Jr., The Band Perry, Little Big Town, and the Zac Brown Band.

Here is complete list of 2012 CMT Music Award nominees, with winners in bold.

VIDEO OF THE YEAR

  • Jason Aldean - "Dirt Road Anthem"
  • Kenny Chesney with Grace Potter - "You and Tequila"
  • Toby Keith - "Red Solo Cup"
  • Lady Antebellum - "We Owned the Night"
  • Miranda Lambert - "Over You"
  • Brad Paisley with Carrie Underwood - "Remind Me"
  • Rascal Flatts with Natasha Bedingfield - "Easy"
  • Blake Shelton - "God Gave Me You"
  • Taylor Swift and the Civil Wars - "Safe & Sound"
  • WINNER: Carrie Underwood - "Good Girl"

MALE VIDEO OF THE YEAR

  • Jason Aldean - "Dirt Road Anthem"
  • WINNER: Luke Bryan - "I Don't Want This Night to End"
  • Eric Church - "Drink in My Hand"
  • Toby Keith - "Red Solo Cup"
  • Blake Shelton - "God Gave Me You"
  • Keith Urban - "Long Hot Summer"

FEMALE VIDEO OF THE YEAR

  • Sara Evans - "My Heart Can't Tell You No"
  • WINNER: Miranda Lambert - "Over You"
  • Martina McBride - "I'm Gonna Love You Through It"
  • Kellie Pickler - "Tough"
  • Taylor Swift - "Ours"
  • Carrie Underwood - "Good Girl"

GROUP VIDEO OF THE YEAR

  • The Band Perry - "All Your Life"
  • Eli Young Band - "Crazy Girl"
  • WINNER: Lady Antebellum - "We Owned the Night"
  • Pistol Annies - "Hell on Heels"
  • Rascal Flatts - "Banjo"
  • Zac Brown Band - "Keep Me in Mind"

DUO VIDEO OF THE YEAR

  • The Civil Wars - "Poison & Wine"
  • Love and Theft - "Angel Eyes"
  • Montgomery Gentry - "Where I Come From"
  • Sugarland - "Tonight"
  • Thompson Square - "Glass"
  • WINNER: Thompson Square - "I Got You"

USA WEEKEND BREAKTHROUGH VIDEO OF THE YEAR

  • Lauren Alaina - "Georgia Peaches"
  • Brantley Gilbert - "Country Must Be Country Wide"
  • Hunter Hayes - "Storm Warning"
  • WINNER: Scotty McCreery - "The Trouble with Girls"
  • Pistol Annies - "Hell on Heels"
  • Thompson Square - "I Got You"

COLLABORATIVE VIDEO OF THE YEAR

  • Kenny Chesney with Grace Potter - "You and Tequila"
  • WINNER: Brad Paisley with Carrie Underwood - "Remind Me"
  • Rascal Flatts with Natasha Bedingfield - "Easy"
  • Lionel Richie with Shania Twain - "Endless Love"
  • Taylor Swift with the Civil Wars - "Safe & Sound"
  • Zac Brown Band with Jimmy Buffett - "Knee Deep"

CMT PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR

  • WINNER: Jason Aldean - "Tattoos on This Town" (from CMT Artists of the Year)
  • Lady Antebellum - "Dancin' Away With My Heart" (from CMT Artists of the Year)
  • Little Big Town - "Fix You"(from Music Builds: The CMT Disaster Relief Concert)
  • Blake Shelton - "Footloose" (from Invitation Only)
  • Sting with Vince Gill - "If I Ever Lose My Faith in You" (from CMT Crossroads)
  • Steven Tyler with Carrie Underwood - "Just a Dream/Dream On" (from CMT Crossroads)
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