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CMT Music Awards Tonight

June 8th, 2011

The 2011 CMT Music Awards, hosted by Kid Rock, air tonight live from Nashville at 8 pm ET.

Jimmy Buffett and the Zac Brown Band are nominated in the CMT Performance of the Year category for their collaboration on last year’s CMT Crossroads episode.

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 Zac Brown Band is performing during the show. Their latest single, “Knee Deep,” is a duet with Buffett. Could Buffett make a surprise appearance and join them on stage? Tune in at 8 o’clock to watch!

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