CMT Awards Hit Downtown Nashville

Posted at 3:49 PM, Jun 08, 2016

Country stars and thousands of fans were in downtown Nashville for the CMT Awards last night.

The awards show took place at Bridgestone Arena Wednesday at 7p.m., but fans showed up early in the morning to get their wristbands and camp out to see the stars arrive.

Performances during the show included Dierks Bentley, Elle King, Jason Aldean, Kelsea Ballerini and many more.

Watch NewsChannel 5's red carpet live stream below.


Some of the big winners of the night were:

  • Performance of the Year: Carrie Underwood - Smoke Break
  • Female Video of the Year: Carrie Underwood - Smoke Break
  • Social Media Superstar: Blake Shelton
  • Breakthrough Video of the Year: Chris Stapleton - Fire Away
  • Group/Duo Video of the year: Little Big Town - Girl Crush
  • Video of the Year: Tim McGraw - Humble and Kind
  • Male Video of the Year: Thomas Rhett - Die a Happy Man