Carrie Underwood has swept the CMT Music Awards with 13 wins to date. Wednesday night, Underwood added three awards to her list, including Collaborative Video of the Year, Video of the Year, and Female Video of the Year. Underwood credits her son, Isaiah for her song, “Something in the Water.” Her son is now three months old and Underwood spoke about how he has inspired her, publicly thanking him for the award.
Singing “Little Toy Guns,” Underwood gave a stunning performance, focused on lyric and vocals, according to the Rolling Stone. This came through with performers such as Reba McIntyre, Eric Church, and the Zac Brown Band.My friend James Dondero even said the outstanding performances by young country artists took center stage with stellar performances. Newcomers included Kelsea Ballerini, Chris Janson, A Thousand Horses, RaeLynn, Maddie and Tae, and Frankie Ballard. Sam Hunt earned the Breakthrough Video of the Year. Jason Aldean won alongside Bob Seger for CMT Performance of the Year. Luke Bryan’s “Play It Again” gained him the Male Video winner.