CMT – Country Music Television celebrated the best in country music videos on Wednesday night the CMT Vusic Awards. This year the CMT Music Awards was an “American Idol” reunion with several Idol alums and winners presenting, performing, and winning awards.
Country starand actress hosted the awards show at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville. The pair arrived at the stage standing inside a huge “Red Solo Cup”. “Red Solo Cup” hit maker Kieth called it CMT’s answer to Lady Gaga’s egg who was holding a “Red Solo Cup” of his own.
The CMT Music Awards included performances by, , Lauren Alaina, the Zac Brown Band, Casey James, the Pistol Annies with , Jana Kramer, “The Band Perry”, Hank Williams Jr., , , Scotty McCreery, Jamie Johnson, , , , The Farm, Toby Keith, , Kip Moore, Carrie Underwood, Rascal Flatts, and Journey.
Presenters of the Big Buckle Award included Ashley Green, Jake Owen, The Band Perry, Dario Franchitti, Jordan Sparks, Tony Hawk, Carrie Underwood, Jason Aldean, Tom Arnold, Steve Austin, Colton Dixon, Skylar Laine, Kelly Pickler, Luke Bryan, and Alan Jackson.
Winners of the CMT Music Awards are…
Collaborative Video of the Year: Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley for “Rescue Me”
Breakout Video of the Year: Scotty McCreery for “The Trouble with Girls”
CMT Performance of the Year: CMT Artist of the Year Jasen Aldean for “Tattoos on this Town”
Duo Video of the Year: Thompson Square with “I Got You”
Group Video of the Year: Lady Antebellum for “We Owned the Night”
Male Video of the Year: Luke Bryan for “I Don’t Want this Night to End”
Female Video of the Year: Miranda Lambert for “Over You”
Video of the Year: Carrie Underwood for “Good Girl”