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Did Blake and Miranda pull off another country awards show sweep? Did Florida Georgia Line “Cruise” to a few wins for their current No. 5 single? And did Carrie Underwood swipe a Video of the Year win for her epic “Blown Away” clip? Check out all the country stars who took home trophies at tonight’s CMT Music Awards (winners are in bold).
CMT Performance of the Year
Dierks Bentley, ‘5-1-5-0′ (From ‘CMT Unplugged’)
Eric Church, ‘Homeboy’ (From 2012 CMT ‘Artists of the Year’)
Luke Bryan and Ryan Tedder, ‘Drunk on You / Feel Again’ (From 2012 CMT ‘Artists of the Year’)
Miranda Lambert, ‘Over You’ (From 2012 CMT ‘Artists of the Year’) — WINNER!
Rascal Flatts and Journey, ‘Don’t Stop Believin” (From ‘CMT Crossroads’)
Toby Keith, ‘Beers Ago’ (From 2012 CMT ‘Artists of the Year’)
Breakthrough Video of the Year
Dustin Lynch — “Cowboys and Angels”
Florida Georgia Line — “Cruise”
Jana Kramer — “Why Ya Wanna”
Kacey Musgraves — “Merry Go ‘Round”
Kip Moore — “Beer Money”
Randy Houser — “How Country Feels”
Collaborative Video of the Year
Brad Paisley and Joe Walsh — “Rocky Mountain Way,” from CMT Crossroads
Jason Aldean with Luke Bryan and Eric Church — “The Only Way I Know,” from 2012 CMA Awards
Kelly Clarkson featuring Vince Gill — “Don’t Rush,” from 2012 CMA Awards
Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw — “Feel Like A Rockstar”
Rascal Flatts and Journey — “Changed,” from CMT Crossroads
The Avett Brothers and Randy Travis — “Three Wooden Crosses” from CMT Crossroads
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Duo Video of the Year
Big & Rich — “That’s Why I Pray”
Florida Georgia Line — “Cruise”
Love and Theft — “Runnin’ Out Of Air”
Thompson Square — “If I Didn’t Have You”
Female Video of the Year
Carrie Underwood — “Two Black Cadillacs”
Faith Hill — “American Heart”
Jana Kramer — “Why Ya Wanna”
Kacey Musgraves — “Merry Go ‘Round”
Miranda Lambert — “Mama’s Broken Heart”
Taylor Swift — “Begin Again”
Group Video of the Year
Lady Antebellum — “Downtown”
Little Big Town — “Pontoon”
Pistol Annies — “Takin’ Pills”
Rascal Flatts — “Come Wake Me Up”
Lenny Kravitz:
Leonard Albert “Lenny” Kravitz (born May 26, 1964) is an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, actor and arranger, whose “retro” style incorporates elements of rock, soul, R&B, funk, reggae, hard rock, psychedelic, folk and ballads. In addition to singing lead and backing vocals, Kravitz often played all the guitar, bass, drums, keyboards and percussion himself when recording. He is known for his elaborate stage performances and music videos.
He won the Grammy Award for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance four years in a row from 1999 to 2002, breaking the record for most wins in that category as well as setting the record for most consecutive wins in one category by a male. He has been nominated for and won other awards, including American Music Awards, MTV Video Music Awards, Radio Music Awards, BRIT Awards and Blockbuster Entertainment Awards. On December 1, 2011, Kravitz was made an Officer of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres. He plays the role of Cinna in The Hunger Games film series.

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Could Lenny Kravitz become the next rocker to attempt a country crossover? It’s a question on the minds of many after the “Are You Gonna Go My Way” singer made a surprise appearance at the CMA Music Festival Saturday night in Nashville, where he turned in a determined but ultimately deflating five-song set of his hardest-rocking hits.

“I’m sure you weren’t expecting me to play right here,” Kravitz said, addressing the 50,000-strong crowd of hardcore country fans assembled at Music City’s LP Field. Leading a seven-piece backing band, complete with a horn section, Kravitz came out guns blazing, opening with a one-two punch of “Fly Away” into his hard-charging 1991 riff-rocker “Always on the Run.” Reprising his performance at Wednesday’s CMT Awards, Kravitz enlisted country star Jason Aldean to join him for a run through his 1999 cover of the Guess Who’s “American Woman.” Aldean stayed onstage to trade lines and licks with Kravitz on a stadium-shaking rendition of the rocker’s signature hit, “Are You Gonna Go My Way.”

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