CMT Awards: Carrie Underwood Wins Video Of The Year For 3rd Straight Year
The 2014 CMT Awards were held on Wednesday night in Nashville, Tenn. Hosted by Veronica Mars star Kristen Bell, the ceremony kicked off the CMA Music Festival with awards and an array of performances that weren’t all country.
CMT Awards Recap
Carrie Underwood won the night’s top honor, claiming the award for Video of the Year for the third straight year and fifth time overall with “See You Again.” Underwood cemented her place as the winningest performer at the CMT Awards, having collected a total of 11 belt buckles. In addition to collecting the award, Underwood took the stage to perform “Somethin’ Bad” with Miranda Lambert.
The Male Video of the Year award went to Lambert’s husband, Blake Shelton, for “Doin’ What She Likes.” Lambert’s “Automatic” won for Female Video of the Year. The Group Video of the Year Award was won by The Band Perry for “Done” and Florida Georgia Line won Duo Video of the Year for “Round Here.”
Cassadee Pope’s “Wasting All These Tears” earned her the Breakthrough Video of the Year Award. Florida Georgia Line featuring Luke Bryan won Collaborative Video of the Year for “This Is How We Roll.”
The performances were started off by Florida Georgia Line, Jason Derulo and ZZ Top at the top of the night. John Legend was later joined by Jennifer Nettles in a performance of “All of Me.” Little Big Town debuted their new song “Day Drinking.” Lady Antebellum sang “Bartender” and Eric Church and Izzy Hale teamed up for “That’s Damn Rock & Roll.”