JELLY ROLL, LAINEY WILSON: Big Winners at the CMT Music Awards

Jelly Roll was the big winner at the CMT Music Awards. He picked up three trophies — Best Male Video of the Year, Breakthrough Male Video of the Year and CMT Digital-First Performance of the Year, all for his chart-topper “Son of a Sinner.” Lainey Wilson won two awards: Female Video of the Year for her new number-one hit “Heart Like a Truck,” and Collaborative Video of the Year with Hardy for “Wait in the Truck.”

The show opened with a heartfelt plea from co-host Kelsea Ballerini, calling for action against gun violence after the mass shooting at a Nashville school. 


Video of the Year – Kane and Katelyn Brown – “Thank God”

Best Male Video of the Year –  Jelly Roll – “Son of a Sinner”

Performance Video of the Year – Cody Johnson – “‘Til You Can’t” (from 2022 CMT Music Awards)

Female Video of the Year – Lainey Wilson – “Heart Like a Truck”

Group/Duo Video of the Year – Zac Brown Band – “Out in the Middle

CMT Equal Play Award – Shania Twain

Breakthrough Male Video of the Year – Jelly Roll – “Son of a Sinner”

Breakthrough Female Video of the Year – Megan Moroney – “Tennessee Orange”

Best Collaborative Video – Hardy featuring Lainey Wilson – “Wait in the Truck”

CMT Digital-First Performance of the Year – Jelly Roll – “Son of a Sinner” (from CMT All Access)


  • Blake Shelton – “No Body
  • Tyler Hubbard – “Dancin’ in the Country”
  • Gary Clark Junior – “The House Is Rocking” in tribute to Stevie Ray Vaughan
  • Lily Rose – “Whatcha Know About That”
  • Carly Pearce – “What He Didn’t Do”
  • Wynonna and Ashley McBryde – “I Want to Know What Love Is”
  • Cody Johnson – “Human”
  • Keith Urban – “Brown Eyes Baby”
  • Nate Smith – “Whiskey on You”
  • Lainey Wilson – “Heart Like a Truck”
  • Jackson Dean – “Don’t Come Lookin'”
  • Gwen Stefani and Carly Pearce – “Just a Girl”
  • Jelly Roll – “Need a Favor”
  • Kelsea Ballerini – “If You Go Down (I’m Going Down Too)”
  • Kane and Katelyn Brown – “Thank God”
  • Avery Anna – “Narcissist” 
  • Darius Rucker and The Black Crowes – “She Talks to Angels”
  • Alanis Morissette, Lainey Wilson, Ingrid Andress, Morgan Wade and Madeline Edwards – “You Oughta Know”
  • Megan Moroney – “Tennessee Orange”
  • Carrie Underwood – “Hare My Heart”
  • Chapel Hart – “You Can Have Him Jolene”
  • Billy Gibbons, Chuck Leavell, Cody Johnson, Paul Rodgers, Slash and Warren Haynes with LeAnn Rimes and Wynonna Judd – “Simple Man” and “Sweet Home Alabama” in tribute to Lynyrd Skynyrd.
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