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Lady A, Aldean among first CMT Awards performers

- Associated Press - Tuesday, May 3, 2011

NASHVILLE, TENN. (AP) - Country star Jason Aldean is not only the top nominee at this year's CMT Music Awards, he'll also be performing.

Fellow nominees Lady Antebellum, Keith Urban, Rascal Flatts and Sugarland are also among the first performers announced for the show.

This marks the 10th anniversary of the fan-voted awards show. It will air live on Wednesday, June 8, from Nashville. Until then, fans can pick their favorites on CMT.com through June 7.

Aldean has four nominations, including a nod for video of the year. Lady A, Rascal Flatts and Sugarland have three nominations each and are competing against Aldean for the top prize. Urban is up for two awards, including male video of the year and CMT performance of the year.

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