Nominees for the 2006 CMT Music Awards, to be handed out April 10 in Nashville

Below are the final nominees for the 2006 CMT Music Awards, to be handed out April 10 at the Curb Event Center at Belmont University in Nashville, in a ceremony airing live on CMT.

CMT MUSIC AWARDS VIDEO OF THE YEAR
(Best video of the year; awarded to the artist (male, female, group/duo or collaboration). Final four nominees announced during live telecast, with final voting held online at CMT.com during the show.)
· Brad Paisley - "Alcohol"
· Brooks & Dunn - "Believe"
· Faith Hill with Tim McGraw - "Like We Never Loved At All"
· Gretchen Wilson - "All Jacked Up"
· Keith Urban - "Better Life"
· Kenny Chesney - "Who You'd Be Today"
· Toby Keith - "As Good As I Once Was"
· Trace Adkins - "Honky Tonk Badonkadonk"

CMT MUSIC AWARDS MALE VIDEO OF THE YEAR
(Best video by a male artist; awarded to the artist.)
· Keith Urban - "Better Life"
· Kenny Chesney - "Who You'd Be Today"
· Toby Keith - "As Good As I Once Was"
· Trace Adkins - "Honky Tonk Badonkadonk"

CMT MUSIC AWARDS FEMALE VIDEO OF THE YEAR
(Best video by a female artist; awarded to the artist.)
· Carrie Underwood - "Jesus Take The Wheel"
· Faith Hill - "Mississippi Girl"
· Miranda Lambert - "Kerosene"
· Sara Evans - "A Real Fine Place To Start"

CMT MUSIC AWARDS GROUP / DUO VIDEO OF THE YEAR
(Best video by a group or duo; awarded to the artists.)
· Brooks & Dunn - "Believe"
· Little Big Town - "Boondocks"
· Rascal Flatts - "Skin (Sarabeth)"
· Sugarland - "Just Might (Make Me Believe)"

CMT MUSIC AWARDS COLLABORATIVE VIDEO OF THE YEAR
(The best video that featured a special collaborative appearance by artists; awarded to the artists (male, female or group/duo).)
· Bon Jovi feat. Jennifer Nettles -"Who Says You Can't Go Home"
· Brad Paisley feat. Dolly Parton - "When I Get Where I'm Going"
· Faith Hill with Tim McGraw - "Like We Never Loved At All"
· Joaquin Phoenix and Reese Witherspoon -"Jackson"

CMT MUSIC AWARDS HOTTEST VIDEO OF THE YEAR
(Sexiest video, awarded to the artist (male, female, group/duo or collaboration).)
· Billy Currington - "Must Be Doin' Somethin' Right"
· Dierks Bentley - "Come A Little Closer"
· Keith Urban - "Making Memories Of Us"
· Trace Adkins - "Honky Tonk Badonkadonk"

CMT MUSIC AWARDS BREAKTHROUGH VIDEO OF THE YEAR
(Best video from an artist's major debut album; awarded to the artist (male, female, or group/duo).)
· Carrie Underwood - "Jesus Take The Wheel"
· Jason Aldean - "Hicktown"
· Miranda Lambert - "Kerosene"
· Sugarland - "Something More"

CMT MUSIC AWARDS MOST INSPIRING VIDEO OF THE YEAR
(Video that celebrates the human condition in a positive and optimistic way; awarded to the artist (male, female, group/duo or collaboration).)
· Brad Paisley feat. Dolly Parton - "When I Get Where I'm Going"
· Brooks & Dunn - "Believe"
· Carrie Underwood - "Jesus Take The Wheel"
· Reba McEntire - "You're Gonna Be"

CMT MUSIC AWARDS VIDEO DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR
(Video with the best direction (video that best captures the mood, tempo, and intensity of the song); awarded to the video director for work on a specific video and accepted by the director and the artist.)
· Michael Salomon / Toby Keith - "As Good As I Once Was"
· Shaun Silva / Kenny Chesney - "Who You'd Be Today"
· Sophie Muller / Faith Hill with Tim McGraw - "Like We Never Loved At All"
· Trey Fanjoy / Miranda Lambert - "Kerosene"