2016 CMT Music Awards Trent Harmon, Carrie Underwood, More Photos

Wednesday night the country stars came out to celebrate the 2015 CMT Music Awards. Hosted by Erin Andrews and J.J. Watt, the 2016 CMT Music Awards telecast live from Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena.

Carrie Underwood owned the night, winning “Female Video of the Year” and “CMT Performance of the Year” for “Smoke Break” and surpassing her own record for the most wins in the show’s history with a grand total of 15. Blake Shelton nabbed the inaugural CMT #SocialSuperstar Award, honoring artists that are pioneering social media as a tool to regularly interact with fans through a multitude of platforms and apps. Who knew drunken expletive laden tweets could garner awards!

The evenings performances were dominated by unusual collaborations like Fifth Harmony and Cam performing a mashup of their songs “Mayday”/”Work From Home”). Pitbull performed his hit “Messin’ Around” with female powerhouses Leona Lewis and Cassadee PopeCarrie Underwood sang a killer version of “Church Bells” with a gospel choir!

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There were plenty of reality show singers on the red carpet as well. Check out a gallery of photos including Trent Harmon, Carrie Underwood, Lauren Alaina, Cassadee Pope, Kellie Pickler, Blake Shelton, Danielle Bradbery, Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban and his wife, Nicole Kidman.

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