The list of nominees and performers set to appear reads like a country fan magazine front cover.  Some of the hottest acts in Country are set to show up.

Jason Aldean leads all nominations with 4 including the biggie…Video of the Year for My Kinda Party.   Taylor Swift, The Band Perry, Miranda Lambert, The Zac Brown Band, Rascal Flatts and Lady Antebellum each have 3 nominations in various categories.

In addition to the suspense of the awards themselves, audiences will be treated to a special video (inspired by Thelma and Louise) featrung Miss Taylor Swift and this year’s come-back kid, Shania Twain.

Kid Rock will return as the host.  Catch the broadcast live on CMT in primetime at 6PM Mountain Time.

For a complete listing of nominees and catagories, click here.