Carrie Underwood Sweeps CMT Awards

Published On June 11, 2015 | By Cheryl Johnstone | Country Music News

Carrie Underwood was the big winner at the CMT Music Awards held at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville. She claimed three belt buckle trophies, taking home Collaborative Video with Miranda Lambert for “Somethin’ Bad,” and Female Video and Video of the Year for “Something In The Water.”

Here is the complete CMT Music Awards winners list:

Collaborative Video: Miranda Lambert with Carrie Underwood “Somethin’ Bad”
Breakthrough Video: Sam Hunt “Leave The Night On”
Duo Video: Florida Georgia Line “Dirt”
Female Video: Carrie Underwood “Something In The Water”
CMT Performance of the Year: Bob Seger & Jason Aldean “Turn The Page” (from CMT Crossroads)
Group Video: Lady Antebellum “Bartender”
Male Video: Luke Bryan “Play It Again”
Video of the Year: Carrie Underwood “Something In The Water”

The two-plus hour show, co-hosted by Erin Andrews and Brittany Snow, was packed full of performances, including Lady Antebellum, who opened the show with “Long Stretch Of Love,” followed up by a collaboration with EDM DJ Zedd for the track “Beautiful Now” from his True Colors album before slipping back into “Long Stretch of Love” to end the performance.

Inside the arena, performers included:
RaeLynn “God Made Girls”
Reba “Going Out Like That”
Jason Aldean “Tonight Looks Good On You”
Chris Janson “Buy Me A Boat”
Eric Church “Like A Wrecking Ball”
Luke Bryan “Kick The Dust Up”
Jake Owen “Real Life”
Kelsea Ballerini “Love Me Like You Mean It”
Zac Brown Band “Homegrown”
Keith Urban “John Courgar John Deere John 3:16”
Maddie & Tae “Girl In A Country Song”
Sam Hunt “House Party”
Carrie Underwood “Little Toy Guns”

Outdoor performances on the Lower Broadway stage located outside the Arena included:
Darius Rucker “Homegrown Honey”
Florida Georgia Line “Anything Goes”
Kenny Chesney “American Kids”

Arnold Schwarzenegger, Steven Tyler, Justin Bieber, Tom Arnold, Erin Andrews, Brittany Snow, Alan Jackson, Rick Springfield, and Hunter Hayes were all featured in a pre-taped piece in which Schwarzenegger and Tyler were not Uber drivers but “Guuber” (pronounced GOOBER) drivers. In the clip, Bieber declared his love for Luke Bryan.

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