Gisteren werden in de Bridgestone Arena in Nashville de CMT Awards uitgereikt. Na een eerste selectie mochten de (country)fans van Amerika de winnaars bepalen, het was hun stem die de doorslag gaf.

Carrie Underwood grote winnaar

De grote winnaar van de avond was Carrie Underwood. Dit ondanks het feit dat een aantal artiesten, waaronder Zac Brown BandMaren MorrisBrothers Osborne en Miranda Lambert, meer nominaties op zak hadden dan zij.

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Carrie scoorde 100%; ze verzilverde beide nominaties en won dus in de categorie ‘Video of the Year’ en ‘Female Video of the Year’.

Hieronder zetten we alle winnaars – en ‘verliezers’ – op een rij.

Video of the Year

De winaar in deze categorie werd Carrie Underwood’s video “Cry Pretty“.

De overige nominaties:

  • Chris Janson - "Drunk Girl"
  • Cole Swindell - "Break Up In The End"
  • Dan + Shay - "Speechless"
  • Dierks Bentley (feat. Brothers Osborne) - "Burning Man"
  • Eric Church - "Desperate Man"
  • Florida Georgia Line – “Simple”
  • Kacey Musgraves – “Rainbow”
  • Kane Brown – “Good As You”
  • Keith Urban (feat. Julia Michaels) – “Coming Home”
  • Kelsea Ballerini – “Miss Me More”
  • Luke Combs – “She Got The Best Of Me”
  • Maren Morris – “GIRL”
  • Zac Brown Band – “Someone I Used To Know”

Male Video of the Year

  • Kane Brown – “Lose It” – WINNAAR
  • Cole Swindell – “Break Up In The End”
  • Eric Church – “Desperate Man”
  • Jason Aldean (feat. Miranda Lambert) – “Drowns The Whiskey”
  • Kenny Chesney – “Get Along”
  • Luke Bryan – “Sunrise, Sunburn, Sunset”
  • Thomas Rhett – “Life Changes”

Female Video of the Year

  • Carrie Underwood – “Love Wins” – WINNAAR
  • Brandi Carlile – “The Joke”
  • Carly Pearce – “Closer To You”
  • Kacey Musgraves – “Space Cowboy”
  • Kelsea Ballerini – “Miss Me More”
  • Maren Morris – “GIRL”
  • Miranda Lambert – “Keeper Of The Flame”

Duo Video of the Year

  • Dan + Shay – “Speechless” – WINNAAR
  • Brothers Osborne – “I Don’t Remember Me (Before You)”
  • Florida Georgia Line – “Simple”
  • LOCASH – “Feels Like A Party”
  • Maddie & Tae – “Friends Don’t”
  • Sugarland feat. Taylor Swift – “Babe”

Group Video of the Year

  • Zac Brown Band – “Someone I Used To Know” – WINNAAR
  • Eli Young Band – “Love Ain’t”
  • LANCO – “Born To Love You”
  • Little Big Town – “Summer Fever”
  • Midland – “Burn Out”
  • Old Dominion – “Hotel Key”

Breakthrough Video of the Year

  • Ashley McBryde – “Girl Goin’ Nowhere (At Marathon Music Works)” – WINNAAR
  • Jimmie Allen – “Best Shot”
  • Jordan Davis – “Take It From Me”
  • Mitchell Tenpenny – “Drunk Me”
  • Morgan Wallen – “Whiskey Glasses”
  • Runaway June – “Buy My Own Drinks”
  • Tenille Townes – “Somebody’s Daughter”

Collaborative Video of the Year

  • Keith Urban (feat. Julia Michaels) – “Coming Home” – WINNAAR
  • Brantley Gilbert and Lindsay Ell – “What Happens In A Small Town”
  • Darius Rucker (feat. Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Charles Kelley) – “Straight To Hell”
  • Dierks Bentley (feat. Brothers Osborne) – “Burning Man”
  • Jason Aldean (feat. Miranda Lambert) – “Drowns The Whiskey”
  • Sugarland (feat. Taylor Swift) – “Babe"

Performance of the Year

  • Luke Combs and Leon Bridges – “Beautiful Crazy (From CMT Crossroads)” – WINNAAR
  • Boyz II Men and Brett Young – “Motownphilly (From CMT Crossroads)”
  • Maren Morris and Brandi Carlile – “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman (From 2018 CMT Artists of the Year)
  • Brett Eldredge and Meghan Trainor – “Let You Be Right (From CMT Crossroads)”
  • Karen Fairchild, Kimberly Schlapman and Gladys Knight – "I Can't Make You Love Me" and "Help Me Make It Through the Night” (From 2018 CMT Artists of the Year)
  • Zac Brown Band and Shawn Mendes – “Keep Me In Mind (From CMT Crossroads)”