Whiskey Riff Predicts The 2015 CMT Music Awards

The 2015 CMT Music Awards are tonight and as custom at Whiskey Riff, I’m making my predictions on who will take home the awards.

The CMT Music Awards are a fan-voted awards show for country music videos and television performances. Scheduled performers are to include Carrie Underwood, Jason Aldean, Keith Urban, Kenny Chesney, Lady Antebellum with Zedd, Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Jake Owen, and Sam Hunt, among others. This year will be hosted by Erin Andrews and Brittany Snow.

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2015 CMT Music Awards Nominees:

*Predicted Winners in bold

Video of the Year
Carrie Underwood, “Something in the Water”
Darius Rucker, “Homegrown Honey”
Dierks Bentley, “Drunk on a Plane”
Florida Georgia Line, “Dirt”
Jason Aldean, “Burnin’ It Down”
Kenny Chesney, “American Kids”
Lady Antebellum, “Bartender”
Lee Brice, “I Don’t Dance”
Luke Bryan, “Play It Again”
Maddie & Tae, “Girl in a Country Song”
Miranda Lambert with Carrie Underwood, “Somethin’ Bad”
Sam Hunt, “Leave the Night On”

Male Video of the Year
Dierks Bentley, “Drunk on a Plane”
Eric Church, “Talladega”
Jason Aldean, “Burnin’ It Down”
Keith Urban, “Somewhere in My Car”
Kenny Chesney, “American Kids”
Luke Bryan, “Play It Again”

Female Video of the Year
Carrie Underwood, “Little Toy Guns”
Carrie Underwood, “Something in the Water”
Lee Ann Womack, “The Way I’m Livin’”
Miranda Lambert, “Little Red Wagon”
RaeLynn, “God Made Girls”
Reba, “Going Out Like That”

Group Video of the Year
A Thousand Horses, “Smoke”
Eli Young Band, “Dust”
Lady Antebellum, “Bartender”
Little Big Town, “Day Drinking”
The Band Perry, “Chainsaw”
Zac Brown Band, “All Alright”

Duo Video of the Year
Big & Rich, “Look At You”
Brothers Osborne, “Rum”
Florida Georgia Line, “Dirt”
Florida Georgia Line, “Sun Daze”
Maddie & Tae, “Girl in a Country Song”
The Swon Brothers, “Later On”

Collaborative Video of the Year
Blake Shelton Feat. Ashley Monroe, “Lonely Tonight”
Brantley Gilbert Feat. Justin Moore and Thomas Rhett, “Small Town Throwdown”
Jennifer Nettles Feat. Brandy Clark, “His Hands”
Kenny Chesney Feat Grace Potter, “Wild Child”
Miranda Lambert Feat Carrie Underwood, “Somethin’ Bad”
Tim McGraw Feat. Faith Hill, “Meanwhile Back at Mamas”

CMT Performance of the Year
Bob Seger and Jason Aldean, “Turn the Page” from CMT Crossroads: Bob Seger and Jason Aldean
Brett Eldredge, “Beat of the Music” from CMT’s Ultimate Kickoff Party
John Legend and Lee Ann Womack, “You & I (Nobody In The World)” from CMT Crossroads
Katy Perry  and Kacey Musgraves, “Roar” from Crossroads
Keith Urban, “It’s a Man’s, Man’s, Man’s World” from 2014 CMT Artists of the Year
Kenny Chesney, “American Kids” from Instant Jam
Lady Antebellum and Aloe Blacc, “Wake Me Up”  from CMT’s Ultimate Kickoff Party
Lady Antebellum and Chris Stapleton, “Drink a Beer” from 2014 CMT Artists of the Year

Breakthrough Video of the Year
Chase Rice, “Gonna Wanna Tonight”
Frankie Ballard, “Sunshine & Whiskey”
Kelsea Ballerini, “Love Me Like You Mean It”
Maddie & Tae, “Girl in a Country Song”
RaeLynn, “God Made Girls”
Sam Hunt, “Leave the Night On”

Tune in tomorrow night to watch the show live from Nashville.

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