Keith Urban was the big winner at last night's (Wednesday, June 7th) 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."
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)
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."
In clip one, Carrie Underwood accepts Female Video.
["Thank you so much. Thank you so much for directing this video. Thank you to all the people who came out to see us out on tour and were a part of this video. Thank you for voting. This award show is really cool because it's voted on by you guys. You guys are the ones that buy our music, that come see us play, that support us in every single way so it's only fair you guys should get a say. So thank you so much for this. Thank you, God, for so many incredible blessings. Blessings that we have in our lives. Me and my husband, there's a lot going on right now in our lives and we are so grateful and we are so blessed. Thanks to this town. And thank you guys for being here for the craziness. Go, Preds."] SOUNDCUE (:58 OC: . . .craziness. Go, Preds.)
In clip two, Keith Urban accepts Male Video.
["Oh, my God. Thank you. Fans, everybody in the Ville, thank you so much. You have no idea how much this means to me. Curtis Smith who shot this video with me. I want to say massive thank you to my wife, Nicole Mary, because you have no idea how much of what I do she's involved in every little piece of it. And especially the videos and the helping me. She hates me saying this, but I want it to be said because she helps me so much make these videos what they are. Joanna Carter, thank you. To our little girls at home. We're going to bring you next time for sure. And just, again, to CMT and everybody who voted for this, it means everything to me. I can't wait to see you out on the road this year. God bless you all."] SOUNDCUE (:51 OC: . . .God bless you all.)
In clip three, Keith Urban accepts Video of the Year.
["I don't know what to say. This award is for everybody watching that voted for this. Everybody here in the room tonight. This award is for all you guys. Everybody outside who couldn't get in. Everybody that comes to see us play in concert. I just… I wish good blessing for all of you and your families and I love making music. I love making videos. I love making records. I love writing songs. I love touring. I love what I get to do. Maybe more than ever right now because who knows how long you get to do it. So, you know, and I always say, it's called playing music. It's not called working music. So I love what I get to do. I get to play music. You guys allow me to do that and when you support this music and connect with it the way you do, that's all I'm trying to do. I'm just trying to make a connection. So God bless every one of you. Baby girl, I love you. God bless you, all. Thank you. Gary. I love you, all."] SOUNDCUE (1:00 OC: . . .I love you, all.)
In clip four, Lauren Alaina accepts Breakthrough Video.
["Oh, no. I'm not good at this. I don't know what to do. Reba McEntire just gave me an award, so that's pretty crazy. Thank you to everybody at CMT, Leslie, the fans, Joanna Carter, Trisha. You changed my life. Alex. All of these people up here that I've watched get awards every year, you guys have inspired me. I'm so nervous. I don't get nervous. I can always talk. Jesus, I should have said that first. Sorry, God. Mary, Corey, Amber. My gosh, everybody. Thank you so much. Thank you."] SOUNDCUE (:57 OC: . . .much. Thank you.)