CMT Music Awards: The Complete Winners List

7:46 PM 6/8/2016

by THR Staff

Erin Andrews and J.J. Watt co-hosted the fan-selected country music awards live from Nashville.

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Erin Andrews and J.J. Watt co-hosted the 2016 CMT Music Awards live from Nashville on Wednesday night.

The fan-voted country awards honored artists in six categories: video of the year, male video of the year, female video of the year, group/duo video of the year, breakthrough video of the year and CMT performance of the year.

Country performers who entertained audiences during the show included Florida Georgia Line, Jason Aldean, Keith Urban, Shelton, Stapleton, Thonas Rhett and Luke Bryan, while Vince Vaughn, Chad Michael Murray, Charles Kelley of Lady Antebellum, Chris Janson, Cole Swindell, Dan+Shay, Kellie Pickler, Kelsea Ballerini and Leona Lewis took turns presenting the awards.

See the complete list of winners below.

  • VIDEO OF THE YEAR

    Best video of the year; awarded to the artist (male, female, group/duo or collaboration) and the video director.

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    Blake Shelton – “Sangria”
    Carrie Underwood – “Smoke Break”
    Chris Stapleton – “Fire Away”
    Luke Bryan –“Strip It Down”
    Thomas Rhett – “Die A Happy Man”
    Tim McGraw – “Humble and Kind” - WINNER

  • MALE VIDEO OF THE YEAR

    Best video by a male artist, awarded to the artist.

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    Thomas Rhett – “Die A Happy Man” - WINNER
    Blake Shelton – “Sangria”
    Eric Church – “Like A Wrecking Ball” 
    Keith Urban – “John Cougar, John Deere, John 3:16”
    Luke Bryan – “Kick The Dust Up”
    Sam Hunt – “Break Up In A Small Town”

  • FEMALE VIDEO OF THE YEAR

    Best video by a female artist, awarded to the artist.

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    Carrie Underwood – “Smoke Break” - WINNER
    Cam – “Burning House”
    Jana Kramer – “I Got The Boy”
    Kacey Musgraves – “Biscuits”
    Kelsea Ballerini – “Dibs”
    Maren Morris – “My Church”

  • GROUP/DUO VIDEO OF THE YEAR

    Best video by a group or duo, awarded to the artists.

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    Little Big Town – “Girl Crush” - WINNER
    Brothers Osborne – “Stay A Little Longer”
    Dan + Shay – “Nothin' Like You”
    Florida Georgia Line – “Sippin' On Fire”
    Old Dominion – “Break Up With Him”
    Zac Brown Band – “Loving You Easy”

  • BREAKTHROUGH VIDEO OF THE YEAR

    Best video from an artist's major breakthrough album, awarded to the artist (male, female or group/duo).

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    Chris Stapleton – “Fire Away” - WINNER
    Brothers Osborne – “Stay A Little Longer”
    Cam – “Burning House”
    Chris Janson – “Buy Me A Boat”
    Maren Morris – “My Church”
    Old Dominion – “Break Up With Him”

  • 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).

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    Adam Lambert and Leona Lewis – “Girl Crush” (From 2015 CMT Artists of The Year)
    Brantley Gilbert and Lynyrd Skynyrd – “What's Your Name” (From CMT Crossroads)
    Carrie Underwood – “Smoke Break” (From CMT Instant Jam) - WINNER
    Cheap Trick and Jennifer Nettles – “I Want You To Want Me” (From CMT Crossroads)
    Chris Stapleton – “Nobody To Blame” (From CMT Artists of the Year)
    Darius Rucker – “Alright”(From CMT Instant Jam)

  • Social Superstar of the Year

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    Brett Eldredge

    Blake Shelton -- WINNER

    Jake Owen

    Kelsea Ballerini

    Lindsay Ell

    Thomas Rhett

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