Keith Urban Wins Big at CMT Awards

Published On June 8, 2017 | By Cheryl Johnstone | Country Music News

Keith Urban was the big winner at the CMT Music Awards at the Music City Center in Nashville. He took home trophies in four categories, including Collaborative Video for “The Fighter” with Carrie Underwood, CMT Social Superstar, and Male Video and overall Video of the Year for “Blue Ain’t Your Color.”

Carrie took home two awards, Collaborative Video with Keith and Female Video of the Year for “Church Bells.”

Keith and Carrie also teamed up to perform their hit song “The Fighter.”

The two-and-a-half hour CMT Music Awards opened with a star-studded pre-taped skit starring awards show host and Nashville star Charles Esten, Billy Ray Cyrus, Luke Bryan, Brett Eldredge, Cole Swindell, Florida Georgia Line, Little Big Town, Thomas Rhett, and Brett Eldredge and his dog, Edgar, to name a few.

The first of many performances throughout the evening was a tribute to the late Gregg Allman by Darius Rucker, Jason Aldean, Lady A’s Charles Kelley and Derek Trucks of the Allman Brothers song “Midnight Rider.”

Here’s a complete list of 2017 CMT Music Awards winners:

Video of the Year: Keith Urban, “Blue Ain’t Your Color”

Male Video of the Year: Keith Urban, “Blue Ain’t Your Color”

CMT Social Superstar of the Year Presented by Pepsi: Keith Urban

Collaborative Video of the Year: Keith Urban featuring Carrie Underwood, “The Fighter”

Female Video of the Year: Carrie Underwood, “Church Bells”

Group Video of the Year: Little Big Town, “Better Man”

Duo Video of the Year: Florida Georgia Line, “H.O.L.Y.”

Breakthrough Video of the Year: Lauren Alaina, “Road Less Traveled”

CMT Performance of the Year: Jason Derulo and Luke Bryan, “Want to Want Me” (From CMT Crossroads)

Check out some of the best performances from Wednesday night’s show.

Miranda Lambert debuted a new song called “Pink Sunglasses.”

Thomas Rhett performed “Craving You” without Maren Morris

Florida Georgia Line teamed up with The Chainsmokers for their new song called “Last Day Alive” from atop their new restaurant and bar in downtown Nashville.

Blake Shelton performed “Every Time I Hear That Song.

And Brett Eldredge sang his latest song “Somethin’ I’m Good At.”

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