Full List of Show Winners – Hollywood Life

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The 2023 CMT Music Awards took place in Austin, Texas on April 2, 2023. The event was hosted by Kelsea Ballerini And Kane Brown, with the best music videos of the year being honoured. Of course, in addition to the awards, there was also plenty of buzz about the performances throughout the night.

Topping the list of nominations this year was Lainey Wilsonwho got four total nods. jelly roll received the top prize tonight before the red carpet show. In the meantime, Shania Twain is recognized with a special honour, the CMT Equal Play Award. The award is given to an artist who helps “elevate diverse and underrepresented artists in country music.” The winners of each category of the CMT Awards are listed in BOLD below. Keep refreshing as we’ll be updating the list throughout the show!

CMT Digital-First Performance of the Year

Charley Crockett – “Time of the Poplars” (from CMT Campfire Sessions)
Chris Young – “Gettin’ You Home” (from CMT stages)
Ingrid Andress – “Wishful Drinking” (from CMT Studio Sessions)
Jelly Roll – “Son of a Sinner” (from Unlimited CMT access)
Megan Moroney – “Tennessee Orange” (from Viral CMT to be verified)
Scotty McCreery – “Damn Strait” (from CMT Campfire Sessions)

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Jelly Roll at the CMT Awards. (Matt Baron/EIB/Shutterstock)

Male Video of the Year

Bailey Zimmerman – “Rock and a Hard Place”
Cody Johnson – “Human”
Cole Swindell – “She Got Me At Heads Carolina”
Jelly Roll – “Son of a Sinner”
Kane Brown – “How I Love Country Music”
Luke Combs – “The Kind Of Love We Make”
Morgan Wallen – “Wasted On You”

Female Video of the Year

Carly Pearce – “What He Didn’t Do”
Carrie Underwood – “Ghost Story”
Gabby Barrett – “Pick Me Up”
Kelsea Ballerini – “HEART FIRST”
Lainey Wilson – “Heart Like a Truck”
Maren Morris – “Humble Quest”
Miranda Lambert – “Actin’ Up”

Female Breakthrough Video of the Year

Avery Anna—”Narcissist”
Kylie Morgan – “If he wanted to, he would”
MacKenzie Porter – “Pickup”
Megan Moroney – “Tennessee Orange”
Morgan Wade – “Wilder Days”
Tiera Kennedy – “Found in You”

Breakthrough Male Video of the Year

Bailey Zimmerman – “Falling in Love”
Corey Kent – “Wild Like Her”
Drake Milligan – “Sounds Like Something I Would Do”
Jackson Dean – “Don’t Come Looking”
Jelly Roll – “Son of a Sinner”
Nate Smith – “Whiskey on You”

Collaborative Video of the Year

Elle King ft. Dierks Bentley – “Worth it”
HARDY ft. Lainey Wilson – “Wait in the Truck”
Ingrid Andress and Sam Hunt – “Drink a Wish”
Kane Brown and Katelyn Brown – “Thank God”
Midland ft. Jon Pardi – “Longneck Way To Go”
Russell Dickerson ft. Jake Scott – “She Likes It”
Thomas Rhett and Katy Perry – “Where We Began”

Video of the Year

Blake Shelton – “No Body”
Carrie Underwood – “Hate My Heart”
Cody Johnson – “Human”
HARDY ft. Lainey Wilson – “Wait in the Truck”
Kane Brown and Katelyn Brown – “Thank God”
Morgan Wallen – “You Prove”

Duo/Group Video of the Year

Dan + Shay – “You” (Performance Video)
Lady A – “Summer State of Mind”
Little Big City – “Hell Yeah”
Parmalee – “Take My Name”
The War and the Treaty – “That’s How Love Is Made”
Zac Brown Band – “Out in the Middle”

CMT Performance of the Year

Black Pumas and Mickey Guyton – “Colors” (from the 2022 CMT Music Awards)
Chris Stapleton – “Whenever You Come” (from CMT Giants: Vince Gill)
Cody Johnson – “Til You Can’t” (from the 2022 CMT Awards)
Cole Swindell & Lainey Wilson – “Never Say Never” (from the 2022 CMT Awards)
Darius Rucker – “Let Her Cry” (from CMT Storytellers)
Emmy Russell and Lukas Nelson – “Lay Me Down” (from Coal Miner’s Daughter: A Celebration of the Life and Music of Loretta Lynn)
LeAnn Rimes, Ashley McBryde, Carly Pearce — “One-Way Ticket” (from Crossroads CMT: LeAnn Rimes and her friends)
Keith Urban – “Wild Hearts” (from the 2022 CMT Awards)
The Judds – “Love Can Build a Bridge” (from 2022 CMT Awards)
Wynonna Judd & Brandi Carlile – “The Rose” (from Naomi Judd: A Celebration of the River of Time)

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