CMT viewers will take control when they choose the finalists for the CMT 2004 Flame Worthy Video Music Awards -- country music's only fan-voted awards show and only video music awards show. On Wednesday, Feb. 25, CMT viewers can begin voting for their favorite videos on CMT.com to determine the finalists and later the winners for the third annual CMT 2004 Flame Worthy Video Music Awards. The star-studded show will air live from Nashville, Wednesday, April 21 at 8 p.m., ET/PT and will feature live performances by host Dolly Parton, Shania Twain, Sheryl Crow and Alison Krauss & Union Station.
During the first round of voting starting Wednesday, Feb. 25, fans will choose from up to eight nominees in each of the Flame Worthy categories. The first round of voting will end on Sunday, March 21 when the votes will be tabulated, and the field will be narrowed to four finalists in each category. On Wednesday, March 24, CMT will announce the final four nominees in each category except for Flame Worthy video of the year, which will be voted on by viewers at CMT.com during the live telecast of the awards show. Fans will be able to vote online at CMT.com through Sunday, April 18 to determine the Flame Worthy winners. The winners will be announced Wednesday, April 21 at the live CMT 2004 Flame Worthy Video Music Awards.
Videos that debuted on CMT between Feb. 1, 2003, and Feb. 14, 2004, are eligible for the CMT 2004 Flame Worthy Video Music Awards. Fans can log on to CMT.com to view clips of available nominated videos.