She did it again. Carrie Underwood, who now has 23 CMT Awards, graciously accepted the honor bestowed upon her once again as the most decorated artist in the history of the CMT Awards. Thanks to her song “Hallelujah” which she collaborated with John Legend. Underwood gave credit to Legend for sending her the song which first appeared on her album “My Gift.”
Underwood also performed with rock band NEEDTOBREATHE and other female stars.
Other performers included: Grammy-winning R&B star H.E.R. and fellow guitar slayer Chris Stapleton; Gladys Knight with Mickey Guyton; Guyton with BRELAND. Linda Martell, who did not attend the show was honored as well.
Lady A kicked off the show with Carly Pearce and Lindsay Ell, Ingrid Andress sang with pop singer-songwriter JP Saxe, while Miranda Lambert performed with Jack Ingram and Jon Randall.
Hosts Kane Brown and Kelsea Ballerini also performed onstage and won awards.
Gabby Barrett won female video of the year. Taylor Swift won best family feature award.
– BCNN1 Staff