LoCash’s Chris Lucas and Preston Brust are celebrating their first CMT Music Awards nomination and second major nomination ever, as nominees in the Duo Video of The Year category for their hit single “I Know Somebody.” Chris said, "It is just such a blessing to be nominated, this is our second major nomination ever! 'I Know Somebody' was such a big song for us and it's a great honor to be a part of the CMT Music Awards. We love us some CMT! You can't take the smile off our face right now!" Preston added, "The CMT Music Awards are so special because they are fan voted. Thanks to everyone who believed in “I Know Somebody” and got us nominated."

Several other nominees turned to Twitter to express their thanks:

Darius Rucker‏: "It's awesome to be nominated for the #CMTAWARDS. But being nominated with @JohnMellencamp is unreal!! WOW!!"

Florida Georgia Line‏: "Stoked to be nominated for 3 #CMTawards!!! Help us take ‘em home & vote here: http://vote.cmt.com . Thanks y’all, we love ya! @CMT"

Luke Bryan‏: "Honored to be nominated for the #CMTawards."

Lady Antebellum‏: "It's a good day—just got word we're nominated for the #CMTawards!"

Danielle Bradbery‏: I'm speechless & so honored to have my first nom w these guys & @CMT!"

Cole Swindell: "Pumped about this one!! #MiddleOfAMemory is nominated for #VideoOfTheYear at the #CMTawards."

Luke Bryan has taken home his fair share of belt buckle CMT Music Awards over the years, but he tells us that even more than that, he looks forward to a fun night at this particular award shows. ["The CMT Awards, there's tons of comedy throughout the whole show. It's a big laugh, big party. It's when all the fans are here for CMA Music Fest, and there's just a big energy in the whole city, and CMT does a great job at creating a big, fun time. They've always done such a good job at making it just a big party."] SOUNDCUE (:24 OC: . . . a big party.)

Fans can vote for their favorite artists on CMT.com until Monday, June 5th at 12:01 a.m. ET. The show will air live from Nashville’s Music City Center on Wednesday, June 7th at 8 p.m. ET.

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