CMT Music Awards 2017

CMT Music Awards 2017

June 7, 2017
June 7, 2017


The CMT Music Awards is a fan-voted awards show for country music videos and television performances. The awards ceremony is held every year in Nashville, Tennessee, and broadcast live on CMT. Voting takes place on CMT's website,

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Keith Urban
bornOctober 26, 1967
Blue Ain't Your Color
"Blue Ain't Your Color" is a song recorded by Australian country music singer Keith Urban and written by Steven Lee Olsen, Hillary Lindsey and Clint Lagerberg.
Carrie Underwood
bornMarch 10, 1983
Church Bells
"Church Bells" is a song recorded by American singer and songwriter Carrie Underwood from her fifth studio album, Storyteller.

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Charles Esten Puskar III (born September 9, 1965), known professionally as Chip Esten and Charles Esten, is an American actor, singer and comedian.

Esten is best known for his role as Deacon Claybourne on ABC's Nashville (2012–2016). The network dropped the show and CMT picked it up to transition it into its fifth season. He previously appeared on the improvisation show Whose Line Is It Anyway? regularly between 1999-2005.[1]

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Keith Lionel Urban (born 26 October 1967) is a New Zealand-born Australian country musician. In 1991, he released a self-titled debut album and charted four singles in Australia before moving to the United States the following year. He found work as a session guitarist before starting a band known as The Ranch, which recorded one studio album on Capitol Nashville and charted two singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart.

Still signed to Capitol, Urban made his solo American debut in 1999 with a second eponymous album. Certified platinum in the US, it produced his first number one on Hot Country Songs with "But for the Grace of God". "Somebody Like You", the first single from his second Capitol album, Golden Road (2002), was named by Billboard as the biggest country hit of the 2000s decade. The album's fourth single, "You'll Think of Me", earned him his first Grammy. 2004's Be Here, his third American album, produced three more number 1 singles and became his highest-selling album, earning 4× Platinum certification. Love, Pain & the Whole Crazy Thing was released in 2006, containing "Once in a Lifetime" as well as his second Grammy song, "Stupid Boy". A greatest hits package entitled Greatest Hits: 18 Kids followed in late 2007. Defying Gravity and Get Closer were released on 31 March 2009 and 16 November 2010, respectively. In September 2013, he released a brand new album titled Fuse, which produced four more number ones on the Country Airplay chart, two of which are duets—one with Miranda Lambert and the other with Eric Church. A new single, entitled "John Cougar, John Deere, John 3:16", was released in June 2015[3] as the lead-off single to his eighth American studio album Ripcord. The album later produced the Country Airplay number one hits " Break on Me", "Wasted Time" and "Blue Ain't Your Color", with the latter also becoming Urban's longest reigning number one on the Hot Country Songs chart spending twelve weeks at number one.

Urban has released a total of nine studio albums (one of which was released only in the United Kingdom), as well as one album with The Ranch. He has charted 37 singles on the US Hot Country Songs, 18 of which went to number one, counting a duet with Brad Paisley and the 2008 single "You Look Good in My Shirt", which he previously recorded on Golden Road. Those also include his third Grammy Award-winning single "Sweet Thing" from his album Defying Gravity.

Urban is also known for his roles as a coach on the Australian version of the singing competition The Voice and as a judge on American Idol. Since 2006, he has been married to actress Nicole Kidman. In October 2013, Urban introduced his own signature line of guitars and accessories.

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Video of the Year Nominees13

Female Video of the Year Nominees6

Male Video of the Year Nominees5

Duo Video of the Year Nominees5

Group Video of the Year Nominees4

Breakthrough Video of the Year Nominees6

Collaborative Video of the Year Nominees6

CMT Performance of the Year Nominees6

CMT Social Superstar6

Music City Center
The Music City Center is a convention complex located in downtown Nashville, Tennessee, United States. It opened in May 2013. The complex was designed by tvsdesign with Associated Architects: Tuck-Hinton Architects, Moody-Nolan.

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Carrie Underwood Dazzles In 3 Different Sparkly Dresses At 2017 CMT Awards — Pics
  –  June 8, 2017
Carrie Underwood stole the show at the 2017 CMT Music Awards on June 7 when she rocked 3 different gorgeous dresses. We loved all of her looks & can’t decide which was our fave. What do you guys think? Carrie Underwood, 34, was the star of the show at ...
See Miranda Lambert's Sassy, Swaying 'Pink Sunglasses' at CMT Awards
  –  June 8, 2017
After a series of TV performances of the introspective, heartbreaking "Tin Man," Miranda Lambert rediscovered her sassy side at the 2017 CMT Music Awards. The singer performed the breezy "Pink Sunglasses" off her double album The Weight of These Wings.
Fashion hits and misses from the 2017 CMT Music Awards
  –  June 8, 2017
The 2017 CMT Music Awards have been handed out, and now it's time for even more fun -- judging the fashion! We're rounding up the best and the worst looks from the big night, starting with Kellie Pickler! The country cutie really let us down on the gray ...
Gallery: Onstage at the 2017 CMT Awards
  –  June 8, 2017
From crazy collaborations (Luke Bryan with Jason Derulo, Lady Antebellum with Earth, Wind & Fire) to an all-star Allman tribute, these were the moments that dominated this year’s CMT Awards, held June 7 at Nashville’s Music City Center.
CMT Music Awards 2017: Watch Jason Derulo & Luke Bryan Perform 'Want to Want Me'
  –  June 8, 2017
The unlikely duo also performed "Strip It Down." Good friends Jason Derulo and Luke Bryan reunited at the 2017 CMT Music Awards to perform "Want to Want Me" after duetting on the hit single for the first time nearly two years ago via Smule's Sing!
Top show moments from the 2017 CMT Music Awards
  –  June 8, 2017
Country music's biggest stars came together in Nashville for the 2017 CMT Music Awards to celebrate the best music videos and performances of the year.
CMT Music Awards 2017: Everything You Didn't See on TV
  –  June 8, 2017
Go Predators: Hockey fever has taken over music city. As the NHL playoffs continue, Nashville showed their support for the home team as the Predators mascot pumped up the crowd during a commercial break. In fact, some celebrities couldn't help but mingle ...
Keith Urban’s Whispers, Florida Georgia Line’s Munchies, Luke Bryan’s Near-Fall: What You Didn’t See at the CMT Awards
  –  June 8, 2017
This year, the show was held in the ballroom of Music City Center since the Predators ... Here’s what else the CMT cameras didn’t catch: Check out PEOPLE’s full 2017 CMT Awards coverage. OH, FOR A LIP READER! Commercial breaks gave the stars plenty ...
CMT Awards red carpet 2017: See the best-dressed stars
  –  June 8, 2017
On Wednesday night, Nashville, Tennessee, looked like Hollywood, California, with the number of celebrities at the CMT Awards! From sparkly minidresses to flowing gowns, country music's biggest stars stepped onto the red carpet with fashionable flair.
Carrie Underwood Dazzles In A Sheer, Sparkly Mini Dress At 2017 CMT Awards
  –  June 8, 2017
“The Fighter” singer, who took home two honors at the 2017 CMT Music Awards Wednesday night, dazzled on the red carpet in a long-sleeved, sparkly Elie Madi mini dress. She paired her look with strappy silver stilettos, a bejeweled clutch, plenty of ...
CMT Music Awards 2017: Who won
  –  June 8, 2017
Urban took home four awards, including video of the year (his third time winning the top honor) and male video of the year for "Blue Ain't Your Color." The singer and Underwood shared the collaborative video of the year award for "The Fighter." Underwood ...
Keith Urban and Carrie Underwood among the big winners at the 2017 CMT Music Awards
  –  June 8, 2017
Keith Urban was the big winner at the 2017 CMT Music Awards, which took place at Nashville’s Music City Center on Wednesday night. He picked up four trophies, including Video of the Year for “Blue Ain’t Your Color,” which also earned him Male ...
Highlights from the 2017 CMT Music Awards
  –  June 8, 2017
See the red-carpet looks and key performances from the 2017 show at the Music City Center in Nashville. June 7, 2017 Carrie Underwood arrives at the CMT Music Awards at Music City Center in Nashville. Jamie Gilliam/Reuters
CMT Awards 2017: Complete List of Winners and Nominees
  –  June 8, 2017
Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban accept award for Collaborative Video of the Year onstage during the 2017 CMT Music Awards at the Music City Center on June 6, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee. Credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for CMT
CMT Music Awards 2017 winners: See the full list
  –  June 8, 2017
Each year, the CMT Music Awards honor the best videos in country music. This time around, Keith Urban and Carrie Underwood took home the night’s top awards for Male and Female Video of the Year, respectively — and they shared the Collaborative Video of ...
Jason Derulo Lands First Win At The 2017 CMT Music Awards
  –  June 8, 2017
Jason Derulo celebrated his first win at the CMT Music Awards in Nashville this week, taking home the prize for Performance of the Year with country star Luke Bryan. He looked thrilled to be at the ceremony for the first time, enjoying the flavour of ...
Keith Urban, Carrie Underwood win big at 2017 CMT Awards
  –  June 8, 2017
June 8 (UPI) --Keith Urband and Carrie Underwood won big Wednesday during the 2017 CMT Awards, taking home the ... The singer has now earned seven CMT Music Awards throughout his career. Other winners include Florida Georgia Line who earned Duo Video ...
5 big moments from the 2017 CMT Music Awards
  –  June 8, 2017
Country stars on the CMT red carpet speculated who would sing the national anthem at game 6 of the Stanley Cup playoffs Video: Michael Schwab/Photo: Larry McCormack The 2017 CMT Music Awards might have downsized in space with its move from Bridgestone ...
CMT Music Awards 2017: Full list of winners
  –  June 8, 2017
Keith Urban and Carrie Underwood scored the night’s top awards for Male and Female Video of the Year, respectively.
CMT Music Awards 2017 Nominations List - Refresh Your Memory
  –  June 8, 2017
The 2017 CMT Music Awards are airing later tonight, and we have your refresher of all the nominees! Nashville‘s Charles Esten is set to host the ceremony, which will take place live from Nashville, Tennessee. Keith Urban, Kelsea Ballerini and Thomas ...
CMT Music Awards 2017: The Complete Winners List
  –  June 8, 2017
The 2017 CMT Music Awards took place in Nashville, Tennessee, on Wednesday, marking one of country music's biggest nights. Aside from superstars Blake Shelton, Luke Bryan and Miranda Lambert taking the stage, A-list presenters included Ashton Kutcher, Hoda ...
Gregg Allman To Be Honored With Tribute At 2017 CMT Awards
  –  May 31, 2017
At the upcoming 2017 CMT Music Awards ceremony, the late Gregg Allman of the Allman Brothers Band will be honored with a tribute. According to USA Today, Jason Aldean, Lady A‘s Charles Kelley, Darius Rucker and others will contribute to the tribute.
Gregg Allman Tribute Set for '2017 CMT Music Awards'
  –  May 31, 2017
CMT and country’s biggest stars are coming together to pay tribute to the late Gregg Allman. Jason Aldean, Darius Rucker and Lady Antebellum’s Charles Kelley will honor The Allman Brothers Band’s legendary front man, who passed away this weekend ...
Country stars to honor Gregg Allman at CMT Awards
  –  May 31, 2017
Philips said the Allman Brothers Band created the "bedrock foundation of modern Southern music." In addition, CMT announced that Little Big Town and Kelsea Ballerini, who is a leading nominee, will both be performing during the awards show. Previously ...
"2017 CMT Music Awards" to Honor Gregg Allman with Musical Tributes from Jason Aldean, Darius Rucker, Charles Kelley and More
  –  May 31, 2017
KELSEA BALLERINI AND LITTLE BIG TOWN ADDED TO EPIC PERFORMANCE LINEUP LIVE FROM NASHVILLE ON WEDNESDAY, JUNE 7TH AT 8:00PM ET/PT NASHVILLE - May 30, 2017 - CMT today announced it will honor Gregg Allman and celebrate his everlasting impact on American ...
2017 CMT Music Awards to Feature Superstar Pairing Performances
  –  May 24, 2017
Building upon an unmatched reputation for superstar cross-genre pairings, CMT today announced that breakout artists, The Chainsmokers, will perform with superstar duo Florida Georgia Line for the first time on television during the “2017 CMT Music Awards.”
Superstar Collaborations Revealed for 2017 CMT Music Awards
  –  May 24, 2017
The Chainsmokers and Florida Georgia Line will deliver their first TV performance together at the 2017 CMT Music Awards. Additionally, Earth, Wind & Fire will embark on a genre-bending jam with Lady Antebellum during the awards show airing live from ...
Big Collaborations Revealed for 2017 CMT Music Awards
  –  May 24, 2017
The 2017 CMT Music Awards will feature three major collaborations in the performance lineup: The network has announced that Florida Georgia Line and the Chainsmokers; Keith Urban and Carrie Underwood; and Lady Antebellum and Earth, Wind & Fire will ...
CMT Music Awards 2017 nominees announced
  –  May 10, 2017
Keith Urban, Thomas Rhett and Kelsea Ballerini are the leading nominees at the fan-voted 2017 CMT Music Awards. Hosted by Charles Esten, who plays Deacon Claybourne on CMT’s “Nashville,” the 2017 CMT Music Awards will air live from Music City Center ...

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