Monday, April 5, 2010


Dierks Bentley was announced as a nominee in the first round of CMT’s 2010 CMT Music Video Awards today. The category: CMT PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR, defined as Musical performance on a television show, series or variety special on CMT; awarded to the artist (individual, group or duo). The nomimation is for DB's performance of “Sideways” from the 2009 CMT MUSIC AWARDS.

In addition, Michael Salomon was nominated for VIDEO DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR, awarded to the director for his or her body of work from the past year (award eligible videos include: Toby Keith’s “American Ride” and Dierks Bentley’s “Sideways”)

Fans can vote, beginning today through Monday, May 3, 2010. On Tuesday May 11, 2010 the four finalists for each category will be announced, EXCEPT the Video of the Year category which will not be announced until the beginning of the CMT Music Awards show on June 9.

For the final categories fans will have May 11-June 8, 2010 to vote while fans can vote online via and text message throughout the East Coast/Central Time broadcast to determine the winner of the Video of the Year on June 9, 2010.

Who is Dierks up against?

• Jason Aldean and Bryan Adams – “Heaven” from CMT CROSSROADS: BRYAN ADAMS AND JASON ALDEAN
• Dierks Bentley – “Sideways” from the 2009 CMT MUSIC AWARDS
• Lady Antebellum – “Lookin’ For A Good Time” from the 2009 CMT MUSIC AWARDS
• Reba McEntire – “Consider Me Gone” from INVITATION ONLY: REBA
• Tim McGraw – “Southern Voice” from INVITATION ONLY: TIM McGRAW
• Brad Paisley – “Then” from the 2009 CMT MUSIC AWARDS
• Sugarland featuring The B-52s – “Love Shack” from the 2009 CMT MUSIC AWARDS
• Carrie Underwood – “Temporary Home” from INVITATION ONLY: CARRIE UNDERWOOD

It's up to us to get him to the next round! So please VOTE and ask all your family and friends to VOTE! Thank you!

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