Kellie Pickler, Zac Brown Band and Luke Bryan have all won the coveted USA WEEKEND Breakthrough Video of the Year honor at the CMT Music Awards in recent years. So who’ll win at this year’s fan-voted awards? Here are the nominees for best video from an artist’s major breakthrough album:
CMT’s Evan Farmer will present the rest of the nominees for the 2011 awards — airing live from Nashville June 8 on CMT and CMT.com — live Wednesday on NBC’s Today show during the 10 a.m. EST hour, which also features a performance by one of the Breakthrough nominees, The Band Perry. Voting for all CMT Music Awards categories begins on CMT.com immediately following the announcement.
Keep your eyes peeled for more on the blog in upcoming weeks on all five Breakthrough nominees, and be sure to check out a cover story with former Breakthrough Video of the Year winner Taylor Swift coming up in the June 3-5 issue.