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CMA Awards: Here is every video nominated for Music Video of the Year

Posted at 9:10 AM, Nov 01, 2017

The 51st annual CMA Awards will honor more than just individuals and groups for their vocal talents.

Since 1985 there has also been a spot on the ballot for music videos where five nominees will compete for honors as the best music video in country music. The award recognizes both the artist and the director.

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Check out all five of the 2017 nominees for Music Video of the Year:

“Better Man” Little Big Town Directed by Becky Fluke and Reid Long


“Blue Ain’t Your Color” Keith Urban Directed by Carter Smith

“Craving You” Thomas Rhett (feat. Maren Morris) Directed by TK McKamy

“It Ain’t My Fault” Brothers Osborne Directed by Wes Edwards and Ryan Silver

“Vice” Miranda Lambert Directed by Trey Fanjoy

If views on YouTube of any indication of who may take home the CMA Award, Keith Urban has a clear lead as he has racked up almost double the nearest competitor with 106 million views on "Blue Ain't Your Color".

Urban was featured on the 2013 CMA Awards winner "Highway Don't Care" from TIm McGraw. It also featured country girl gone pop Taylor Swift. 

Miranda Lambert is the only nominee on this year's music video nominee list to have a solo win in the category. She took home the honors 2010 for "The House That Built Me". 

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The CMA Awards air November 8 on ABC at 7 p.m. (CT).