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Buffett Earns CMT Music Award Nomination with Zac Brown Band

April 27th, 2011

CMT announced their nominees for the 2011 CMT Music Awards on Wednesday and Jimmy Buffett earned a nomination in the CMT Performance of the Year category for his CMT Crossroads episode with the Zac Brown Band.

The CMT Performance of the Year category is for a musical performance on a television show, series or variety special on CMT.

Here are the nominees in the category:

  • Martina McBride and Train – “A Broken Wing” from CMT Crossroads: Train and Martina McBride
  • Reba McEntire – “If I Were a Boy” from Unplugged: Reba
  • Darius Rucker and Adele – “Need You Now” from 2010 CMT Artists of the Year
  • Keith Urban and John Mayer – “Sweet Thing” from CMT Crossroads: John Mayer and Keith Urban
  • Zac Brown Band and Jimmy Buffett – “Margaritaville” from CMT Crossroads: Jimmy Buffett and Zac Brown Band

The awards are entirely fan-voted, and voting is now open at CMT.com through June 7. So go vote for Jimmy!

See the full list of nominees here.

The show will take place in Nashville on June 8.

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