The stars were out in full force last night in Nashville – country stars that is! The 2016 CMT Music Awards was an evening filled with epic performances and collaborations, as well as honoring artists for their videos that brought each song to life.
Following is a complete list of winners for the 2016 CMT Music Awards.
VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Best video of the year; awarded to the artist (male, female, group/duo or collaboration) and the video director. Final nominees announced during live telecast, with final voting held online at CMT.com during the show.
•Tim McGraw – “Humble and Kind”
FEMALE VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Best video by a female artist; awarded to the artist
•Carrie Underwood – “Smoke Break”
MALE VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Best video by a male artist; awarded to the artist
•Thomas Rhett – “Die A Happy Man”
GROUP / DUO VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Best video by a group or duo; awarded to the artists
•Little Big Town – “Girl Crush”
BREAKTHROUGH VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Best video from an artist’s major breakthrough album; awarded to the artist (male, female or group/duo)
•Chris Stapleton – “Fire Away”
CMT PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR
Musical performance on a television show, series or variety special on CMT; awarded to the artist (individual, group or duo)
•Carrie Underwood – “Smoke Break” (From CMT Instant Jam)
CMT #SOCIALSUPERSTAR AWARD
The award honors artists who are pioneering social media as a tool to regularly interact with fans through a multitude of platforms and apps.
Additional airings of the “CMT Music Awards” include the following: Thursday, June 9 at 10:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m.; Saturday, June 11 at 12:00 p.m.; Sunday June 12 at 6:30 a.m. and 11:00 p.m. All times are ET/PT.