Which Country Music Stars Won?

Carrie Underwood, Jason Aldean and Miranda Lambert led the winners of this year’s CMT Music Awards, with fans across the network voting for their favorite performances and music videos all night long.

The Nashville awards ceremony was to be hosted by actor Anthony Mackie and singer Kelsea Ballerini, but the latter was forced to stay home due to a COVID diagnosis. As such, Mackie was joined by what he called a “backup KB”, singer Kane Brown.

Ballerini, meanwhile, presented a number of segments from home, where her positive diagnosis hadn’t stopped her from going full glam. As well as performing the single “Heartfirst” from her backyard, the singer made a number of costume changes, working her way through a series of dresses before ending the night in pajamas.

Jason Aldean and Carrie Underwood at the 2022 CMT Music Awards. The pair won this year’s Music Video of the Year.

Underwood and Aldean won first prize for their duet “If I Didn’t Love You,” which also won group/duet video of the year. Accept the latter, time american idol the winner told the audience, “This one is about the fans, man.”

Although they weren’t nominated for anything during the ceremony (which is now airing on Paramount+), The Judds raised the roof with their first big TV performance together in 20 years. Naomi, 76, and Wynonna, 57, performed their 1990 hit ‘Love Can Build a Bridge’ together.

Among the other winners of the evening, Miranda Lambert took home her eighth Female Video of the Year trophy. Cody Johnson won Male Video of the Year, while Maddie & Tae accepted Group or Duo Home Video, just days after Tae Kerr gave birth.

The CMT Music Awards also found a way to award a gong to Taylor Swift, the singer winning in the new trending comeback song of the year category due to the popularity of her 2008 hit “Love Story” on TikTok. .

Who were the winners of the 2022 CMT Music Awards?

The full list of winners for the 2022 CMT Music Awards is as follows:

Video of the Year
Jason Aldean and Carrie Underwood – “If I Didn’t Love You”

Female Video of the Year
Miranda Lambert – “If I Were a Cowboy”

Male Video of the Year
Cody Johnson – “Until You Can’t”

Group/Duo Video of the Year
Maddie & Tae – “Wife You Got”

Breakthrough Video of the Year
Parker McCollum – “To Be Loved By You”

Collaborative Video of the Year
Jason Aldean and Carrie Underwood – “If I Didn’t Love You”

CMT Performance of the Year
George Strait – “Is Anyone Going to San Antone” (from CMT GIANTS: Charley Pride)

CMT Digital-First Performance of the Year
Cody Johnson – “Dear Rodeo” (from CMT Campfire Sessions)

Trending Comeback Song of the Year
Taylor Swift – “Love Story”

Toya J. Bell