Blake Shelton won the night’s top award, Video of the Year, Wednesday at the CMT Music Awards for “I’ll Name the Dogs.” Earlier in the evening, the clip also won Male Video of the Year.
The night’s other big winner, Carrie Underwood, won her 18th CMT Music Award –– the most of any artist — for “The Champion” featuring Ludacris.
The show kicked off in royal style Wednesday night with a take off on the Duke and Duchess of Sussex coming to Nashville for a wedding after-party. The skit featured hosts Little Big Town, Kelly Ripa, Ryan Seacrest, Midland, Kelsea Ballerini, Blake Shelton, Trace Adkins, Darius Rucker as Queen Elizabeth and Florida Georgia Line as Princes Harry and William.
Video of the Year : Blake Shelton – “I’ll Name of the Dogs”
Performance Video of the Year: Backstreet Boys and Florida Georgia Line – “Everybody” (CMT Crossroads)
Collaborative Video of the Year: Kane Brown featuring Lauren Alaina – “What Ifs”
Breakthrough Video of the Year: Carly Pearce – “Every Little Thing”
Duo Video of the Year: Dan and Shay – “Tequila”
Male Video of the Year: Blake Shelton – “I’ll Name the Dogs”
Group Video of the Year: Little Big Town–“When Someone Stops Loving You”
Female Video of the Year: Carrie Underwood and Ludacris – “The Champion”