CMT Music Awards 2016: Complete Winners List

Erin Andrews and NFL star J.J. Watt host the fan-voted show from Nashville, Tennessee, as Carrie Underwood, Tim McGraw and Blake Shelton all nab awards

Last Updated: June 9, 2016 @ 9:47 AM

Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt may not have a Super Bowl ring — yet — but he did have the honor of co-hosting the 2016 CMT Music Awards with Erin Andrews on Wednesday night.

Carrie Underwood, Pharrell Williams, Billy Ray Cyrus, Blake Shelton, Elle King, Nicole Kidman, Keith Urban, Luke Bryan and Fifth Harmony were among the huge stars who gathered for the fan-voted country music awards show, which aired live on CMT from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee.

“Smoker Break” singer and past winner Underwood went into the night with a slew of nominations as always, with Chris Stapleton and Cam also leading the pack.

The former “American Idol” winner (pictured above), Shelton, Pitbull and Fifth Harmony all delivered knockout performances during the glamorous event, after Maren Morris, Keith Urban and Brett Eldredge kicked off the show.

Fox Sports personality and “Dancing With the Stars” co-host Andrews emceed the 2015 CMT Awards. Watt, meanwhile, was a presenter at last year’s event and is a three-time winner of the NFL’s Defensive Player of the Year award.

“I’m thrilled to come back to Nashville to co-host the CMT Music Awards,” Andrews said when it was announced that she was talking the helm again. “I had so much fun last year, and I can’t wait to see what antics J.J. and I will get into together.”

The only person more excited about the pairing was Watt’s mom, who hand-wrote a note for her 6-foot-5 powerhouse of a boy, telling him how happy she was for him.

“When you’re preparing for the show and find this from mom and realize that even at 27 years old, mom can still make you smile like nobody else can. ‪#‎ItsTheLittleThings‬,” the NFL star wrote on Facebook Wednesday morning.

See the full list of 2016 CMT Awards winners (marked in bold) below.

VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Blake Shelton – “Sangria”
Carrie Underwood – “Smoke Break”
Chris Stapleton – “Fire Away”
Luke Bryan – “Strip It Down”
Thomas Rhett – “Die a Happy Man”
Tim McGraw – “Humble and Kind” WINNER

MALE VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Blake Shelton – “Sangria”
Eric Church – “Like a Wrecking Ball” (from 2015 CMT Music Awards)
Keith Urban – “John Cougar, John Deere, John 3:16”
Luke Bryan – “Kick The Dust Up” (from 2015 CMT Music Awards)
Sam Hunt – “Break Up in a Small Town”
Thomas Rhett – “Die a Happy Man” WINNER

FEMALE VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Cam – “Burning House”
Carrie Underwood – “Smoke Break” WINNER
Jana Kramer – “I Got the Boy”
Kacey Musgraves – “Biscuits”
Kelsea Ballerini – “Dibs”
Maren Morris – “My Church”

GROUP/DUO VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Brothers Osborne – “Stay a Little Longer”
Dan + Shay – “Nothin’ Like You”
Florida Georgia Line – “Sippin’ on Fire”
Little Big Town – “Girl Crush” WINNER
Old Dominion – “Break Up With Him”
Zac Brown Band – “Loving You Easy”

BREAKTHROUGH VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Brothers Osborne – “Stay a Little Longer”
Cam – “Burning House”
Chris Janson – “Buy Me a Boat”
Chris Stapleton – “Fire Away” WINNER
Maren Morris – “My Church”
Old Dominion – “Break Up With Him”

CMT PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR
Adam Lambert and Leona Lewis – “Girl Crush” (From 2015 CMT Artists of The Year)
Brantley Gilbert and Lynyrd Skynyrd – “What’s Your Name” (From CMT Crossroads)
Carrie Underwood – “Smoke Break” (From CMT Instant Jam)
Cheap Trick and Jennifer Nettles – “I Want You to Want Me” (From CMT Crossroads)
Chris Stapleton – “Nobody To Blame” (From CMT Artists of the Year)
Darius Rucker – “Alright”(From CMT Instant Jam)

SOCIAL SUPERSTAR OF THE YEAR
Brett Eldredge
Blake Shelton WINNER
Jake Owen
Kelsea Ballerini
Lindsay Ell
Thomas Rhett

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