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Winners of the 2018 CMT Music Awards

The loudest night in country music kicked it up a notch as the biggest stars in the genre and beyond took on Nashville for the “2018 CMT Music Awards.”

In a night of firsts, Blake Shelton won his first-ever Video of the Year Award for “I’ll Name The Dogs;” Little Big Town hosted for the first-time; and Darius Rucker, Dierks Bentley, Florida Georgia Line, Kelly Clarkson, Little BigTown, Sam Hunt and Backstreet Boys seized the moment to debut new music for the first-time anywhere. A slew of new artists walked away with their first buckles, including Dan + Shay (Duo Video of the Year), Carly Pearce (Breakthrough Video of the Year), Kane Brown (Collaborative Video of the Year with Lauren Alaina), Backstreet Boys (CMT Performance of the Year with Florida Georgia Line) and Ludacris (Female Video of the Year with Carrie Underwood). Carly Pearce and Kane Brown won the first awards  of their careers. Carrie Underwood’s win for “Female Video of the Year” extends her record for most “CMT Music Awards” wins with a grand total of 18. 

Following is a complete list of winners for the 2018 CMT Music Awards.

VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Bebe Rexha feat. Florida Georgia Line – “Meant To Be”
Blake Shelton – “I’ll Name The Dogs” – WINNER
Brett Young – “Mercy”
Brothers Osborne – “It Ain’t My Fault”
Carrie Underwood feat. Ludacris – “The Champion”
Dan + Shay – “Tequila”
Jason Aldean – “You Make It Easy”
Justin Timberlake feat. Chris Stapleton – “Say Something”
Kane Brown feat. Lauren Alaina – “What Ifs”
Kelsea Ballerini – “Legends”
Luke Combs – “When It Rains It Pours”
Thomas Rhett – “Marry Me”

MALE VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Blake Shelton – “I’ll Name The Dogs” – WINNER
Dustin Lynch – “Small Town Boy”
Jason Aldean – “You Make It Easy”
Jon Pardi – “Heartache On The Dance Floor”
Luke Bryan – “Light It Up”
Thomas Rhett – “Marry Me”

FEMALE VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Carly Pearce – “Every Little Thing”
Carrie Underwood feat. Ludacris – “The Champion” – WINNER
Kelsea Ballerini – “Legends”
Lauren Alaina – “Doin’ Fine”
Maren Morris – “I Could Use A Love Song”
Miranda Lambert – “Tin Man” From 2017 ACM Awards

DUO VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Big & Rich – “California”
Brothers Osborne – “It Ain’t My Fault”
Dan + Shay – “Tequila” – WINNER
Florida Georgia Line – “Smooth”
High Valley – “She’s With Me”
Tim McGraw & Faith Hill – “Speak To A Girl”

GROUP VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Lady Antebellum – “You Look Good”
LANco – “Greatest Love Story”
Little Big Town – “When Someone Stops Loving You” – WINNER
Midland – “Make A Little”
Old Dominion – “No Such Thing As A Broken Heart”
Rascal Flatts – “Yours If You Want It”
Zac Brown Band – “My Old Man”

BREAKTHROUGH VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Carly Pearce – “Every Little Thing” – WINNER
Danielle Bradbery – “Sway”
Devin Dawson – “All On Me”
LANco – “Greatest Love Story”
Russell Dickerson – “Yours”
Walker Hayes – “You Broke Up With Me”

COLLABORATIVE VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Bebe Rexha feat. Florida Georgia Line – “Meant To Be”
Carrie Underwood feat. Ludacris – “The Champion”
Cole Swindell feat. Dierks Bentley – “Flatliner”
Justin Timberlake feat. Chris Stapleton – “Say Something”
Kane Brown feat. Lauren Alaina – “What Ifs” – WINNER
Thomas Rhett feat. Maren Morris – “Craving You”

CMT PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR
From 2017 CMT Artists of the Year: Andra Day, Common, Little Big Town, Lee Ann Womack and Danielle Bradbery – “Stand Up For Something”
From CMT Crossroads: Backstreet Boys and Florida Georgia Line – “Everybody” – WINNER
From 2017 CMT Music Awards: Charles Kelley, Jason Aldean, Darius Rucker and Derek Trucks – “Midnight Rider”
From CMT Crossroads: Earth, Wind & Fire and Lady Antebellum – “September”
From 2017 CMT Artists of the Year: Jason Aldean, Keith Urban, Chris Stapleton and Little Big Town – “I Won’t Back Down”
From 2017 CMT Music Awards: Keith Urban feat. Carrie Underwood – “The Fighter”

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