2023 CMT Music Awards – Find Every Winner Here

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Details About The 2023 CMT Music Awards

The CMT Music Awards aren’t your typical country music awards show! While other ceremonies honor artists, songs, and albums, the CMT Music Awards only recognize music videos and performances. Additionally, unlike other ceremonies, the CMT Music Awards are entirely fan-voted.

That means you, the fans, get to vote for who wins each award!

This year’s ceremony aired on Sunday, April 2. It aired at 8/7c on CBS. Kelsea Ballerini and Kane Brown served as the hosts.

Keep reading for a full list of nominees and winners at the 2023 CMT Music Awards. We’ll keep this list updated as new winners are announced. Check back often for the most up-to-date information!

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”)

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 and Music of Loretta Lynn”)
  • LeAnn Rimes with Ashley McBryde & Carly Pearce – “One Way Ticket” (from “CMT Crossroads: LeAnn Rimes & Friends”)
  • Keith Urban – “Wild Hearts” (from 2022 CMT MUSIC AWARDS)
  • 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”)

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”

Male Breakthrough 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”

Female Breakthrough 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”

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**

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”

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”

Video of the Year

  • Carrie Underwood – “Hate My Heart”
  • HARDY feat. Lainey Wilson – “wait in the truck”
  • Kane Brown & Katelyn Brown – “Thank God” **WINNER**

Congratulations to all of the winners and nominees!

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