2020 CMT Music Awards: Carrie Underwood picks up more hardware as Jennifer Nettles honored
Jennifer Nettles was honored for her advocacy for women and in bringing diverse voices to the airwaves and Carrie Underwood picked up two more trophies to add to what was already the largest collection of CMT Music Award wins on Wednesday. Already the most decorated artist in the history of the awards, Underwood won overall Video of the Year and Female Video of the Year for “Drinking Alone.”Gwen Stefani won her first CMT Music Award for a duet with partner Blake Shelton. Nettles received the inaugural Equal Play Award. “Thank you to all the fans and especially my artists, my sisters out there who continue to burn the holy fire,” Nettles said in accepting the honor. “I am so proud to be a part of this legacy of women in country music with you.”Check out some of the performances from the night.mlive.com
Carrie Underwood named top artist at CMT Music Awards
In this video image provided by CMT, Carrie Underwood accepts the female of the year award for Drinking Alone during the Country Music Television awards airing on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020. (CMT via AP)NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Carrie Underwood already had the most CMT Music Awards of any artist, but she'll need to make more room on her shelf. The superstar picked up two more trophies for video of the year and female video of the year in a remotely shot awards show. "I am so proud to be a part of this legacy of women in country music with you. Singer Granger Smith won for his on-the-nose music video called “Don't Cough On Me!"