The CMT Music Awards is a show celebrating the cross-section of music and entertainment, so hopefully if you are watching it on Wednesday night, you’re getting a chance to experience a little bit of both.
What we are here to do in this article is give you a little bit more of a sense as to who some of the major winners are. This list will be updated live with a little more insight over the course of the next hour or so, so be sure to refresh the page!
Breakthrough Video of the Year – Chris Stapleton, “Fire Away.” Are you really that shocked by this? You shouldn’t be, given that Stapleton has effectively won almost everything under the sun over the course of the past year or so.
Female Video of the Year – Carrie Underwood, “Smoke Break.” To us, probably the only real surprise here is that “My Church,” probably one of the more familiar mainstream country tracks of the year (and we say this as more of a non-country fan), did not win.
Male Video of the Year – Thomas Rhett, “Die a Happy Man.” Ultimately, there’s no shock with this one at all.
Group / Duo Video of the Year – Lady Antebellum, “Girl Crush.” We really wish that we weren’t just beating the “predictable” drum time and time again here, but that’s where we are when it comes to this song. It’s another one of those songs that mainstream fans know well.
CMT Performance of the Year – Carrie Underwood, “Smoke Break.”
Video of the Year – Tim McGraw, “Humble and Kind.” Yes, there is something both humble AND kind about seeing Tim walk away with this.
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