10 June 2010

Vegetarian Carrie Underwood wins big at 2010 CMT Music Awards


Wednesday night’s 2010 CMT Music Awards belonged to vegetarian and animal lover Carrie Underwood who took home the win for Video of The Year for “Cowboy Casanova.” Underwood also snagged the CMT Performance of the Year for her live version of “Temporary Home” on CMT’s concert series, Invitation Only.

"Wow! Awesome fans, awesome, awesome, amazing, awesome, awesome," the 27 year old said during the acceptance speech for Video of The Year.

Underwood is engaged to hockey player Mike Fisher of the Ottawa Senators. The couple, who began dating in October 2008, is set to wed sometime this summer.

Purchase Carrie Underwood's album on Amazon.

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Below is a recap of last night’s winners:

VIDEO OF THE YEAR Best video of the year; awarded to the artist (male, female, group/duo or collaboration) and the video director. Final nominees announced during live telecast, with final voting held online at CMT.com during the show.
• Carrie Underwood – "Cowboy Casanova"

MALE VIDEO OF THE YEAR Best video by a male artist; awarded to the artist
• Keith Urban – "'Til Summer Comes Around"

FEMALE VIDEO OF THE YEAR Best video by a female artist; awarded to the artist
• Miranda Lambert – "White Liar"

GROUP VIDEO OF THE YEAR Best video by a group; awarded to the artists
• Lady Antebellum – "Need You Now"

DUO VIDEO OF THE YEAR Best video by a duo; awarded to the artists
• Brooks & Dunn – "Indian Summer"

USA WEEKEND BREAKTHROUGH VIDEO OF THE YEAR Best video from an artist's major debut album; awarded to the artist (male, female, or group/duo)
• Luke Bryan – "Do I"

COLLABORATIVE VIDEO OF THE YEAR Best video that featured a special collaborative appearance by artists; awarded to the artists (individual, group or duo)
• Blake Shelton featuring Trace Adkins – "Hillbilly Bone"

CMT PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR Musical performance on a television show, series or variety special on a broadcast or major cable network; awarded to the artist (individual, group or duo)
• Carrie Underwood – "Temporary Home" from INVITATION ONLY: CARRIE UNDERWOOD

VIDEO DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR Best video director of the year; awarded to the director for his or her body of work from the past year
• Shaun Silva

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