The Night’s Must-See Moments
Miranda Lambert & Kenny Chesney hug it out! Kristen Bell & Toby Keith go Solo all the way! See country’s biggest stars cut loose at the show
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says “howdy” to female video of the year winner (for “Over You”) at the CMT Music Awards, held at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena.
says hello to Rusty, the service dog of her date for the evening, U.S. Marine Sgt. Sean DeBevoise. Rusty’s wearing a snazzy bow tie for the occasion.
Co-hosts and Toby Keith take a dip in a big ol’ red Solo cup as they kick off the CMT Music Awards.
It’s the man hug that started it all: A shocked watches husband Mike Fisher embrace her duet partner following the pair’s win for collaborative video of the year (for “Remind Me”).
Lady Antebellum’s Charles Kelley gives Hot Chelle Rae’s Ryan Follese a boost while the two bands perform a mash-up of “Own the Night.”
The Pistol Annies – , Angaleena Presley and Ashley Monroe – take aim on the red carpet before the night’s ceremony.
A fine-feathered makes one of five outfit changes backstage.
Country icons Willie Nelson and Glen Campbell shoot the breeze before Nelson performs at the show.
, who is moving South for her new TV series, Nashville, gets some country time with backstage.