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2023 CMT Music Awards: The Complete Winners List

Hosted by Kelsea Ballerini and Kane Brown, on Sunday (4.02) musicians and music fans throughout the United States joined together for the 2023 CMT Music Awards. 

With Stranger Things‘ Noah Schnapp announcing the first winner — Hardy’s “Wait in the Truck” featuring Lainey Wilson for Collaborative Video of the Year to Megan Moroney winning Breakthrough Female Video of the Year for “Tennessee Orange,” and Jelly Roll taking home the trophy for Breakthrough Male Video of the Year for “Son of a Sinner,” Kane and Katelyn Brown took home Video of the Year award for their “Thank God: duet.

In advance of the broadcast, the Video of the Year field was narrowed down to three finalists on the final day, including Carrie Underwood’s “Hate My Heart,” Hardy’s “Wait in the Truck” featuring Lainey Wilson, and Kane and Katelyn Brown’s “Thank God.”

The country music night also presented performances by Ballerini and “RuPaul’s Drag Race” queens, Jelly Roll, and a special tribute to Lynyrd Skynyrd by Guns N’ Roses’ Slash, ZZ Tops’ Billy Gibbons, and Cody Johnson. 

The complete list of this years CMT winners includes:

Video of the Year
Ashley McBryde, Caylee Hammack, Brandy Clark & Pillbox Patti – “Bonfire at Tina’s”
Blake Shelton – “No Body”
Carrie Underwood – “Hate My Heart”
Cody Johnson – “Human”
Elle King feat. Dierks Bentley – “Worth a Shot”
Gabby Barrett – “Pick Me Up”
Hardy feat. Lainey Wilson – “Wait in the Truck”
Jimmie Allen – “Down Home”
Kane Brown & Katelyn Brown – “Thank God” – WINNER
Keith Urban – “Wild Hearts”
Kelsea Ballerini – “Heartfirst”
Little Big Town – “Rich Man”
Luke Bryan – “Country On”
Luke Combs – “The Kind of Love We Make”
Morgan Wallen – “You Proof”
Walker Hayes – “AA”

Female Video of the Year
Carly Pearce – “What He Didn’t Do”
Carrie Underwood – “Ghost Story”
Gabby Barrett – “Pick Me Up”
Kelsea Ballerini – “Heartfirst”
Lainey Wilson – “Heart Like a Truck” – WINNER
Maren Morris – “Humble Quest”
Miranda Lambert – “Actin’ Up”

Male Video of the Year
Bailey Zimmerman – “Rock and a Hard Place”
Cody Johnson – “Human”
Cole Swindell – “She Had Me at Heads Carolina”
Jelly Roll – “Son of a Sinner” – WINNER
Kane Brown – “Like I Love Country Music”
Luke Combs – “The Kind of Love We Make”
Morgan Wallen – “Wasted on You”

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

Breakthrough Female Video of the Year
Avery Anna – “Narcissist”
Kylie Morgan – “If He Wanted to He Would”
MacKenzie Porter – “Pickup”
Megan Moroney – “Tennessee Orange” – WINNER
Morgan Wade  – “Wilder Days”
Tiera Kennedy – “Found It in You”

Breakthrough Male Video of the Year
Bailey Zimmerman – “Fall in Love”
Corey Kent – “Wild as Her”
Drake Milligan – “Sounds Like Something I’d Do”
Jackson Dean – “Don’t Come Lookin’”
Jelly Roll – “Son of a Sinner” – WINNER
Nate Smith – “Whiskey on You”

Collaborative Video of the Year
Elle King feat. Dierks Bentley – “Worth a Shot”
Hardy feat. Lainey Wilson – “Wait in the Truck”- WINNER
Ingrid Andress with Sam Hunt – “Wishful Drinking”
Kane Brown & Katelyn Brown – “Thank God”
Midland feat. Jon Pardi – “Longneck Way to Go”
Russell Dickerson feat. Jake Scott – “She Likes It”
Thomas Rhett & Katy Perry – “Where We Started”

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

CMT Digital-First Performance of the Year
Charley Crockett – “Time of the Cottonwood Trees“ (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 CMT All Access) – WINNER
Megan Moroney – “Tennessee Orange” (from CMT Viral To Verified
Scotty McCreery – “Damn Strait” (from CMT Campfire Sessions)

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Author: Saul Goode

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