CMT Music Awards Recap: Carrie Underwood Dominates, Gives First Post-Baby Performance
Carrie Underwood was the big winner at the 2015 CMT Music Awards on Wednesday night, picking up three awards including Video of the Year.
2015 CMT Awards Recap
Underwood took home two major awards of the night – Video of the Year and Female Video of the Year – for her hit single, “Something In The Water.”
“This is my first award show since little Isaiah‘s been in the world… I should definitely say that he has already inspired me so much, as well as my husband, Mike,” Underwood said, thanking her 3-month-old son.
She also shared the award for Collaborative Video of the Year with Miranda Lambert for their song “Something Bad,” though Lambert was not in attendance. Underwood’s three wins make her the top winner in CMT Award history, with 13 wins to her name in total. The American Idol winner completed her first post-baby awards show by performing “Little Toy Guns.”
As for the guys, Luke Bryan picked up Male Video of the Year for “Play It Again” and Bob Seger and Jason Aldean won CMT Performance of the Year.
But, the highlights of the night were all the performances: Lady Antebellum joined forces with Zedd to perform a medley of “Long Stretch of Love/Beautiful Now,” Eric Church performed “Like a Wrecking Ball” and Bryan pumped up the crowd with “Kick the Dust Up.”
CMT Complete List of Winners:
Video of the Year: Carrie Underwood – “Something In the Water”
Male Video of the Year: Luke Bryan – “Play It Again”
Female Video of the Year: Carrie Underwood – “Something In The Water”
Group Video of the Year: Lady Antebellum – “Bartender”
Duo of the Year: Florida Georgia Line – “Dirt”
Collaborative Video of the Year: Miranda Lambert ft. Carrie Underwood – “Somethin’ Bad”
CMT Performance of the Year: Bob Seger and Jason Aldean – “Turn The Page” from CMT Crossroads
Breakthrough Video of the Year: Sam Hunt – “Leave The Night On”
WOW! I seriously can’t believe tonight! Thank you, fans! I don’t deserve your amazingness, but I am forever grateful for it! Thank you @CMT
— Carrie Underwood (@carrieunderwood) June 11, 2015