The votes are in, and Sugarland leads the pack in CMT Award nominations this year. The superstar duo are followed by Brad Paisley and Taylor Swift, who each have four nods. More than 2.5 million votes were cast in the preliminary round, narrowing down each category to four contenders, with the exception of Video of the Year, which has still ten nominees and won't be narrowed down until the live broadcast. (See a full list of nominees after the jump.)

The CMT Award winners are chosen by you -- the fans. You have from now until June 15 to vote online at Cmt.com. The awards air live from Nashville on June 16.

VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Awarded to the artist and video director. Final nominees announced during live telecast, with final voting held online at CMT.com during the live show.

• Trace Adkins - 'You're Gonna Miss This' (Director: Peter Zavadil)
• Kenny Chesney featuring The Wailers - 'Everybody Wants To Go To Heaven' (Director: Shaun Silva)
• Toby Keith - 'God Love Her' (Director: Michael Salomon)
• Kid Rock - 'All Summer Long' (Director: Deaton Flanigen)
• Lady Antebellum - 'Lookin' For A Good Time' (Director: Chris Hicky)
• Brad Paisley - 'Waitin' On A Woman' (Directors: Jim Shea & Peter Tilden)
• Rascal Flatts - 'Every Day' (Director: Deaton Flanigen)
• Sugarland - 'All I Want To Do' (Director: Shaun Silva)
• Taylor Swift - 'Love Story' (Director: Trey Fanjoy)
• Carrie Underwood - 'Just A Dream' (Director: Roman White)

MALE VIDEO OF THE YEAR

• Trace Adkins - 'You're Gonna Miss This'
• Toby Keith - 'God Love Her'
• Brad Paisley - 'Waitin' On A Woman'
• Keith Urban - 'Sweet Thing'

FEMALE VIDEO OF THE YEAR

• Miranda Lambert - 'More Like Her'
• Martina McBride - 'Ride'
• Kellie Pickler - 'Don't You Know You're Beautiful'
• Taylor Swift - 'Love Story'

GROUP VIDEO OF THE YEAR

• Lady Antebellum - 'Lookin' For A Good Time'
• Rascal Flatts - 'Bob That Head'
• Rascal Flatts - 'Every Day'
• Zac Brown Band 'Chicken Fried'

DUO VIDEO OF THE YEAR

• Brooks & Dunn - 'Put A Girl In It'
• Montgomery Gentry - 'Roll With Me'
• Sugarland - 'All I Want To Do'
• Sugarland - 'Already Gone'

USA WEEKEND BREAKTHROUGH VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Best video from an artist's major breakthrough album

• Julianne Hough - 'That Song In My Head'
• Jamey Johnson - 'In Color'
• Lady Antebellum - 'Lookin' For A Good Time'
• Zac Brown Band - 'Chicken Fried'

COLLABORATIVE VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Best video that featured a special collaborative appearance by artists

• Brooks & Dunn featuring Reba McEntire - 'Cowgirls Don't Cry'
• Kenny Chesney featuring The Wailers - 'Everybody Wants To Go To Heaven'
• Brad Paisley with Keith Urban - 'Start A Band'
• Sugarland featuring Little Big Town and Jake Owen - 'Life In A Northern Town'

CMT PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR
Musical performance on a television show, series or variety special on CMT

• Alan Jackson featuring Dierks Bentley, Brad Paisley and George Strait - 'Country Boy' from CMT GIANTS: ALAN JACKSON
• Robert Plant and Alison Krauss - 'Gone Gone Gone (Done Moved On)' from CMT CROSSROADS: ROBERT PLANT AND ALISON KRAUSS
• Sugarland featuring Little Big Town and Jake Owen - 'Life In A Northern Town' from the 2008 CMT MUSIC AWARDS
• Def Leppard and Taylor Swift - 'Photograph' from CMT CROSSROADS: DEF LEPPARD AND TAYLOR SWIFT

WIDE OPEN COUNTRY VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Best video from an artist outside the mainstream of country music

• Def Leppard and Taylor Swift - 'Photograph'
• Kid Rock - 'All Summer Long'
• Robert Plant and Alison Krauss - 'Please Read The Letter'
• Rehab featuring Hank Williams, Jr. - 'Bartender Song'

VIDEO DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR

• Deaton Flanigen (award eligible videos include: Kid Rock's 'All Summer Long' and Rascal Flatts' 'Every Day')
• Trey Fanjoy (award eligible videos include: Taylor Swift's 'Love Story' and George Strait's 'Troubador')
• Roman White (award eligible videos include: Carrie Underwood's 'Just a Dream' and Reba McEntire's 'Every Other Weekend')
• Peter Zavadil (award eligible videos include: Trace Adkins' 'You're Gonna Miss This' and Joey + Rory's 'Cheater Cheater')