Scotty McCreery has landed his first CMT Awards nomination.
The 18-year-old part-Puerto Rican country crooner and American Idol winner scored a nod in the USA Weekend Breakthrough Video of the Year category.
McCreery—who claimed his first ACM award for New Artist of the Year last month—will face off against his American Idol challenger Lauren Alaina, as well as newcomers Brantley Gilbert, Hunter Hayes, Pistol Annies and Thompson Square.
Here’s a look at the list of nominated videos in the category:
Lauren Alaina – “Georgia Peaches“
Brantley Gilbert — “Country Must Be Country Wide“
Hunter Hayes — “Storm Warning“
Scotty McCreery — “The Trouble With Girls“
Pistol Annies — “Hell on Heels“
Thompson Square — “I Got You“
Sponsored by Country Music Television, the 2012 CMT Music Awards will air live from Nashville on June 6 on CMT and CMT.com.
Fans can vote now through June 4 to determine the winners online at CMT.com, on their mobile device at CMT Mobile or the CMT Insider app available on iPhone, iPad and Android.
Tags: American Idol, Brantley Gilbert, Breakthrough Video of the Year, CMT Awards, Country Music Television, Hunter Hayes, Lauren Alaina, Pistol Annies, Scotty McCreery, The Trouble With Girls, Thompson Square
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