First-Round Nominations Announced for 2009 CMT Music Awards

The first-round of nominations for the 2009 CMT Music Awards were announced on Monday (April 13). Sugarland earned six nominations, while Brad Paisley and Taylor Swift each earned four nominations. Fans can vote on through May 11 to determine the final nominees, which will be announced on May 19. The 2009 CMT Music Awards will take place in Nashville on June 17.

Visit the official site of the 2009 CMT Music Awards.