Country Music Charity Concerts Earn Award Nominations

Country artists are featured in all five concerts nominated for VH1’s Do Something Awards , presented to recognize young people’s commitment to social change. The nominations in the concert category are Kokua for Japan Benefit Concert (featuring Jack Johnson and Willie Nelson), CMT Presents Jimmy Buffett & Friends: Live From the Gulf Coast, Music Builds: The CMT Disaster Relief Concert (featuring Hank Williams Jr., Keith Urban, Ronnie Dunn, Lady Antebellum and many others), Taylor Swift’s Speak Now Tour to Benefit Tornado Victims and the Oklahoma Tornado Relief Concert hosted by Oklahoma natives Reba McEntire and Blake Shelton. Winners will be determined by online voting. The ceremony will take place on Aug. 18 in Los Angeles.