2015 CMT Music Awards: The Winner's List and Highlights
The 2015 CMT Music Awards was a sea of blonde Wednesday night.
Erin Andrews and Brittany Snow hosted, and Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood picked up hardware for their collaboration “Somethin’ Bad.” It was Underwood’s first performance since she gave birth in February, and—spoiler!—it was awesome! (Spoiler 2: She looked awesome! Spoiler 3: Much of her acceptance speech was “This is awesome!”) Also, Florida Georgia Line is blonde right? They collected an award for Duo of the Year.
Underwood’s dusting off and stopping by was worth it—she became the most CMT Award-decorated artist in history with 13 wins after winning Female Video of the Year, Collaborative Video of the Year, and Video of the Year during the broadcast.
Other highlights from the night included Eric Church, who represented the brunettes and unleashed on his current single (off that album we all loved) “Wrecking Ball”; Kristen Bell’s skit, “CMT Hosting Advice,” in which she threw out tidbits like “If you get into a drinking contest with Toby Keith, the safe word is ‘mudflap'”; Zac Brown and his backing band toutting “Homegrown” for their standing ovation; and Keith Urban, who debuted his easy-rolling new single, “John Cougar, John Deere, John 3:16.”
As a sidenote, is being buried in Reba’s sequins an option?
Here are all of the winners:
Video of the Year: Carrie Underwood – “Something In The Water”
Male Video of the Year: Luke Bryan – “Play It Again”
Female Video of the Year: Carrie Underwood – “Something In The Water” (above)
Group Video of the Year: Lady Antebellum – “Bartender”
Duo of the Year: Florida Georgia Line – “Dirt” (Who beat out themselves, they were also nominated for “Sundaze.”)
Collaborative Video of the Year: Miranda Lambert with Carrie Underwood – “Somethin’ Bad”
CMT Performance of the Year: Bob Seger and Jason Aldean – “Turn The Page” from CMT Crossroads: Bob Seger and Jason Aldean
Breakthrough Video of the Year: Sam Hunt, “Leave The Night On” (Who was also an EW Breaking Big last fall!)
If you missed tonight’s live broadcast, you can still cash in on the fun. Re-runs will air on the network: Wednesday, June 10 at 10:30 p.m.; Wednesday, June 10 at 1:00 a.m.; Thursday, June 11 at 10:00 a.m.; Thursday, June 11 at 6:30 p.m.; Friday, June 12 at 5:30 p.m.; Saturday, June 13 at 12 p.m.; Saturday, June 13 at 12 a.m.; Sunday, June 14 at 6:30 a.m.; Sunday, June 14 at 8:00 p.m.