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The 2014 CMT Music Awards took place live from Nashville, Tenn. on Wednesday, June 4 recognizing today's top country music superstars.
Ahead of the event, nominees and performers made entrances on the red carpet including Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton, Nicole Kidman, Keith Urban and the night's host, Kristen Bell. Once the CMT Awards got underway, the country music stars took the stage to both accept recognition for their music and perform new songs.
Among the top winners on Wednesday was Underwood who won the top prize Video of the Year for "See You Again." The singer also took the stage alongside another CMT Award-winner, Miranda Lambert, on the song "Somethin' Bad."
For her part, Lambert picked up the Female Video of the Year for the fifth time in a row with her song "Automatic."
Also during the night, The Band Perry picked up Group Video of the Year for "Done," while Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie earned the CMT Performance of the Year. Bryan also won the award for collaborative video of the year with Florida Georgia Line on the song "This Is How We Roll."
Furthermore, Lambert's husband Blake Shelton earned Male Video of the Year with "Doin' What She Likes."
Also, "The Voice" champion Cassadee Pope earned her first-ever buckle award from Shelton, her mentor on the television series.
"What do I do?" she asked while accepting the Breakthrough of the Year award.
"Still coaching you," Shelton replied.
Performances included Brantley Gilbert singing "Bottoms Up" while Shelton performed "Boys 'Round Here." Little Big Town took on their song "Day Drinking," Hunter Hayes performed "Tattoo," and Jason Derulo joined Luke Bryan performed a medley during the CMT Music Awards.