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CMT Music Awards 2023: List Of Winners Is Here

It was an eventful night full of surprises and excitement at the 2023 CMT Music Awards that showcased the best in country music. There was a wide variety of genres and styles of music performed during the night, ranging from up-and-coming artists to veteran performers.

The event was a great success. From the biggest stars in country music to new emerging artists, everyone was able to find something they liked.

Austin’s Moody Center Hosted The Event This Year

Regarding the CMT Music Awards 2023, this year’s fan-voted awards are over and done with. On Sunday, April 2, 2019, CBS aired a live broadcast of this year’s event from Austin’s Moody Center, while Paramount+ subscribers had access to live to stream using their Paramount+ accounts.

Among the nominees, Lainey Wilson is leading with four nominations, followed by Kane Brown, Jelly Roll, and Cody Johnson, all of whom have three nominations each. Jelly Roll’s categories were victorious, and he triumphed across the board. In addition, the CMTs announced Shania Twain as the winner of the 2017 CMT Equal Pay Award a few days before the ceremony was to take place.

According to CMT, this award recognizes artists who advocate elevating diverse and underrepresented voices in country music and aims to showcase them. Her award is the third time the artist has received the award after Jennifer Nettles and Linda Martell received the award previously.

Complete List Of The Winners

It was hosted by Kelsea Ballerini and Brown, who were also joined by Blake Shelton, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban, and many more during the event. In addition, Megan Thee Stallion, HARDY, Noah Schnapp, Travis Kelce, and others participated in the presentation. The following is a list of all the 2023 CMT Music Awards winners.

Video of the year

  • Ashley McBryde, Caylee Hammack, Brandy Clark & Pillbox Patti – “Bonfire at Tina’s”
  • Blake Shelton – “No Body”
  • Carrie Underwood – “Hate My Heart”
  • Cody Johnson – “Human”
  • Elle King feat. Dierks Bentley – “Worth a Shot”
  • Gabby Barrett – “Pick Me Up”
  • HARDY Lainey Wilson – “wait in the truck”
  • Jimmie Allen – “Down Home”
  • Kane Brown & Katelyn Brown – “Thank God” *WINNER
  • Keith Urban – “Wild Hearts”
  • Kelsea Ballerini – “HEARTFIRST”
  • Little Big Town – “Rich Man”
  • Luke Bryan – “Country On”
  • Luke Combs – “The Kind of Love We Make”
  • Morgan Wallen – “You Proof”
  • Walker Hayes – “AA”

Female Video Of The Year

  • Carly Pearce – “What He Didn’t Do”
  • Carrie Underwood – “Ghost Story”
  • Gabby Barrett – “Pick Me Up”
  • Kelsea Ballerini – “HEARTFIRST”
  • Lainey Wilson – “Heart Like a Truck” *WINNER
  • Maren Morris – “Humble Quest”
  • Miranda Lambert – “Actin’ Up”

Male Video Of The Year

  • Bailey Zimmerman – “Rock and a Hard Place”
  • Cody Johnson – “Human”
  • Cole Swindell – “She Had Me at Heads Carolina”
  • Jelly Roll – “Son of a Sinner” *WINNER
  • Kane Brown – “Like I Love Country Music”
  • Luke Combs – “The Kind of Love We Make”
  • Morgan Wallen – “Wasted on You”
  • Group/duo video of the year
  • Dan + Shay – “You (Performance Video)”
  • Lady A – “Summer State of Mind”
  • Little Big Town – “Hell Yeah”
  • Parmalee – “Take My Name”
  • The War and Treaty – “That’s How Love Is Made”
  • Zac Brown Band – “Out in the Middle” *WINNER

Female Breakthrough Video Of The Year

  • Avery Anna – “Narcissist”
  • Kylie Morgan – “If He Wanted to, He Would”
  • MacKenzie Porter – “Pickup”
  • Megan Moroney – “Tennessee Orange” *WINNER
  • Morgan Wade – “Wilder Days”
  • Tiera Kennedy – “Found It in You”

Male Breakthrough Video Of The Year

  • Bailey Zimmerman – “Fall in Love”
  • Corey Kent – “Wild as Her”
  • Drake Milligan – “Sounds Like Something I’d Do”
  • Jackson Dean – “Don’t Come Lookin’”
  • Jelly Roll – “Son of a Sinner” *WINNER
  • Nate Smith – “Whiskey on You”

Collaborative Video Of The Year

  • Elle King feat. Dierks Bentley – “Worth a Shot”
  • HARDY Lainey Wilson – “Wait in the truck” *WINNER
  • Ingrid Andress with Sam Hunt – “Wishful Drinking”
  • Kane Brown & Katelyn Brown – “Thank God”
  • Midland feat. Jon Pardi – “Longneck Way to Go”
  • Russell Dickerson feat. Jake Scott – “She Likes It”
  • Thomas Rhett & Katy Perry – “Where We Started”

CMT Performance Of The Year

  • Black Pumas & Mickey Guyton – “Colors” (from 2022 CMT MUSIC AWARDS)
  • Chris Stapleton – “Whenever You Come Around” (from “CMT Giants: Vince Gill”)
  • Cody Johnson – “‘Til You Can’t” (from 2022 CMT MUSIC AWARDS) *WINNER
  • Cole Swindell & Lainey Wilson – “Never Say Never” (from 2022 CMT MUSIC AWARDS)
  • Darius Rucker – “Let Her Cry” (from “CMT Storytellers”)
  • Emmy Russell & Lukas Nelson – “Lay Me Down” (from “Coal Miner’s Daughter: A Celebration of the Life and Music of Loretta Lynn”)
  • LeAnn Rimes with Ashley McBryde & Carly Pearce – “One Way Ticket” (from “CMT Crossroads: LeAnn Rimes & Friends”)
  • Keith Urban – “Wild Hearts” (from 2022 CMT MUSIC AWARDS)
  • The Judds – “Love Can Build a Bridge” (from 2022 CMT MUSIC AWARDS)
  • Wynonna Judd & Brandi Carlile – “The Rose” (from “Naomi Judd: A River of Time Celebration”)

Cmt Digital-First Performance Of The Year

  • Charley Crockett – “Time of the Cottonwood Trees” (from “CMT Campfire Sessions”)
  • Chris Young – “Gettin’ You Home” (from “CMT Stages”)
  • Ingrid Andress – “Wishful Drinking” (from “CMT Studio Sessions”)
  • Jelly Roll – “Son of a Sinner” (from “CMT All Access”) *WINNER
  • Megan Moroney – “Tennessee Orange” (from “CMT Viral to Verified”)
  • Scotty McCreery – “Damn Strait” (from “CMT Campfire Sessions”)

About CMT Music Awards

The CMT Music Awards is an award show that honors country music videos and performances on television that are voted for by fans. A ceremony for the award ceremony is held every year in Nashville, Tennessee. The event is televised live on CBS and CMT (Country Music Television) and other networks owned by Paramount Global. In addition, CMT.com, the company’s website, is where voters can participate in the voting process.

It wasn’t just the best new artist on the show who walked away with the award. This year, it was also the most popular video from the CMT Music Awards. As a team, we would like to congratulate all of them on their outstanding achievements, which have been made possible by their dedication and hard work. So, which one of the winners do you think is the best among the rest? Feel free to share your thoughts in the comments section below.

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