Toby Keith tops the nominations for the CMT 2004 Flame Worthy Video Music Awards, with four. He shares two of the nods with Willie Nelson; their "Beer for My Horses" video, in which the artists portra
Toby Keith tops the nominations for the CMT 2004 Flame Worthy Video Music Awards, with four. He shares two of the nods with Willie Nelson; their "Beer for My Horses" video, in which the artists portray father and son detectives, is nominated for collaborative video and video of the year.
Keith has a second entry for video of the year category with "American Soldier." That clip also netted him a nod for Flame Worthy male video of the year.
Kenny Chesney, Alan Jackson and Rascal Flatts each earned three nominations. Chesney's "No Shoes, No Shirt, No Problems" is a contender for hottest video of the year, and his "There Goes My Life" is up for video of the year and male video.
Jackson and Jimmy Buffett are nominated twice for their pairing on "It's Five O'Clock Somewhere," which received nods for collaborative video and video of the year. Jackson is also nominated in the male video category for "Remember When."
Rascal Flatts' controversial "I Melt" is recognized in hottest video category, as well as group/duo of the year and overall video of the year. In addition, group member Joe Don Rooney, or more specifically his rear end, is nominated in the light-hearted "cameo of the year" category, awarded to a "special guest" appearance. A brief shot of Rooney's naked posterior became the first instance of nudity in a country video last year.
Keith Urban and Shania Twain earned two nods each. Keith's "Who Wouldn't Wanna Be Me" and "You'll Think of Me" scored one each. Twain's nominations are both for "Forever and for Always."
The nominees and winners are determined by CMT viewers who vote at CMT.com. Winners will be announced April 21 during the live awards show telecast from Nashville. Dolly Parton will host.