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Buffett Gets CMT Music Awards Nomination

February 1st, 2007

Jimmy Buffett has been nominated for a CMT Music Award in the category Wide Open Country Video Of The Year for his video “Bama Breeze.”

This year introduces the new Wide Open country video of the year category, nominees for which include Jimmy Buffett’s “Bama Breeze,” Sheryl Crow and Sting’s “Always on Your Side” and Willie Nelson’s “You Don’t Know Me.” The honor is intended for “artists who stretch the boundaries of mainstream country music,” according to CMT.

Here are the other nominees in the category:

Alison Krauss and Union Station – “If I Didn’t Know Any Better”
Jack Ingram – “Love You”
Johnny Cash – “God’s Gonna Cut you Down”
Pat Green – “Dixie Lullaby”
Sheryl Crow and Sting – “Always On Your Side”
Shooter Jennings – “Gone To Carolina”
Willie Nelson – “You Don’t Know Me”

Read the entire article here.

The 2007 CMT Music Awards will be held April 16 at Nashville’s Curb Event Center. Voting begins today (Feb. 1) on CMT.com; eight nominees in each category will be whittled to four by Feb. 28.

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