Voting FAQ

Who can vote?

Anyone with a registered or a Facebook account will be able to cast their vote online.

When can I vote?

Voting opens at 10:00am ET on April 27, 2011 and ends at 5:59am ET on June 7, 2011. Votes will not be accepted prior to or after these voting periods.

How do I vote?

If you have a or a Facebook account, you can vote online at If you do not already have either a or a Facebook account, you will need to create one before being able to vote online for the 2011 CMT Music Awards nominees.

Once you have your account, go to the category for which you would like to vote. If you are not already logged in, you will be prompted to login. Follow the instructions for logging into either or using your Facebook account to login. Once you are logged in, you can click the "Vote" button next to the nominee for which you would like to vote. Voters may be subject to standard fees imposed by their internet service provider. Votes cast outside of the voting window will be invalid.

How many times can I vote?

You may vote once per category during the voting period.

Why do you need either a or a Facebook account to vote online?

Logging into your account is a key security feature to guard against voting fraud. If you do not already have either a or Facebook account, you will need to create one before being able to vote for the 2011 CMT Music Awards nominees.

What are the minimum software requirements for voting online?

To vote online, you must have an active or Facebook account, have Macromedia Flash enabled, have javascript enabled and have cookies enabled.

How do I find out the results?

The results will be revealed live during the 2011 CMT Music Awards on Wednesday June 8th on CMT (see your local listings for show dates and times).


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Conditions for Voting:

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