CMT Awards 2018

Well last night the folks in Nashville had a party.  CMT’s annual award show kicks off the big CMA Fanfest every year and this year was no different.  With performances from some of the top artists today such as… 

The talent lined up to perform at the CMT’s is always out of this world and this year was no exception. Some of last night’s highlights were Chris Stapleton, Carrie Underwood, Jason Aldean, Kelsea Ballerini and Blake Shelton.

We put together a quick list of the winners below.

And the winners are…

VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Blake Shelton – “I’ll Name the Dogs” – WINNER
Brett Young – “Mercy”
Kane Brown feat. Lauren Alaina – “What Ifs”
Luke Combs – “When It Rains It Pours”
Thomas Rhett – “Marry Me”

MALE VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Blake Shelton – “I’ll Name the Dogs” – WINNER
Dustin Lynch – “Small Town Boy”
Jason Aldean – “You Make It Easy”
Jon Pardi – “Heartache on the Dance Floor”
Luke Bryan – “Light It Up”
Thomas Rhett – “Marry Me”

FEMALE VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Carly Pearce – “Every Little Thing”
Carrie Underwood feat. Ludacris – “The Champion” – WINNER
Kelsea Ballerini – “Legends”
Lauren Alaina – “Doin’ Fine”
Maren Morris – “I Could Use a Love Song”
Miranda Lambert – “Tin Man” From 2017 ACM Awards

Carrie Underwood – Bill Woodcock

DUO VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Who you can see at this years CAVENDISH BEACH MUSIC FESTIVAL!! DAN & SHAY!
Big & Rich – “California”
Brothers Osborne – “It Ain’t My Fault”
• Dan + Shay – “Tequila” – WINNER
Florida Georgia Line – “Smooth”
High Valley – “She’s With Me”
Tim McGraw & Faith Hill – “Speak to a Girl”

Dan & Shay – Photo: Sean Sisk

GROUP VIDEO OF THE YEAR 

Who will be stopping by Budweiser Stage later this summer with Miranda, LITTLE BIG TOWN!
Lady Antebellum – “You Look Good”
Lanco – “Greatest Love Story”
Little Big Town – “When Someone Stops Loving You” – WINNER
Midland – “Make a Little”
Old Dominion – “No Such Thing As a Broken Heart”
Rascal Flatts – “Yours If You Want It”
Zac Brown Band – “My Old Man”

Little Big Town performs in Toronto. Photo: Scott Burns

BREAKTHROUGH VIDEO OF THE YEAR 

We will see this winner later this summer in Toronto on tour with Rascal Flatts. CARLEY PEARCE! Carly Pearce – “Every Little Thing” – WINNER
Danielle Bradbery – “Sway”
Devin Dawson – “All on Me”
Lanco – “Greatest Love Story”
Russell Dickerson – “Yours”
Walker Hayes – “You Broke Up With Me”

Carly Pearce Toronto

Carly Pearce in Toronto. Photo: Mike Highfield

COLLABORATIVE VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Bebe Rexha feat. Florida Georgia Line – “Meant to Be”
Carrie Underwood feat. Ludacris – “The Champion”
Cole Swindell feat. Dierks Bentley – “Flatliner”
Justin Timberlake feat. Chris Stapleton – “Say Something”
Kane Brown feat. Lauren Alaina – “What Ifs” – WINNER
Thomas Rhett feat. Maren Morris – “Craving You”

Kane Brown performs during CBMF-Photo by James Bennett

CMT PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR

The winners of this one will be hitting up a few shows in Canada this summer Dauphen & Boots and Hearts!  FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE!
Andra Day, Common, Little Big Town, Lee Ann Womack and Danielle Bradbery – “Stand Up for Something” (From 2017 CMT Artists of the Year)
Backstreet Boys and Florida Georgia Line – “Everybody” (From CMT Crossroads) – WINNER
Charles Kelley, Jason Aldean, Darius Rucker and Derek Trucks – “Midnight Rider” (From 2017 CMT Music Awards)
Earth, Wind & Fire and Lady Antebellum – “September” (From CMT Crossroads)
Jason Aldean, Keith Urban, Chris Stapleton and Little Big Town – “I Won’t Back Down” (From 2017 CMT Artists of the Year)
Keith Urban feat. Carrie Underwood – “The Fighter” (From 2017 CMT Music Awards)

Florida Georgia Line perform in Ottawa on the Dig Your Roots Tour – Photo: Sean Sisk

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