2022 CMT Music Awards: See the complete winners list

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Country music’s biggest stars descended upon the Nashville Municipal Auditorium for the 2022 CMT Music Awards on Monday night, honoring the best in country music videos.

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The festivities encountered a little hiccup earlier in the day when co-host Kelsea Ballerini tested positive for COVID-19, so she emceed remotely, while Kane Brown handled the in-person responsibilities, Billboard reported.

Brown led the nominations with four, followed closely by Ballerini, Mickey Guyton, BRELAND and Cody Johnson, People magazine reported.

Meanwhile, mother-daughter power duo The Judds took the stage for their first nationally televised awards show performance in more than two decades.

See the complete list of categories and nominees below, with winners noted in bold and italics.

Video of the year

  • Cody Johnson: “‘Til You Can’t”
  • Jason Aldean & Carrie Underwood: “If I Didn’t Love You” – WINNER
  • Kane Brown: “One Mississippi”

Female video of the year

  • Brandi Carlile: “Right on Time”
  • Gabby Barrett: “Footprints on The Moon”
  • Kacey Musgraves: “justified”
  • Maren Morris: “Circles Around This Town”
  • Mickey Guyton: “Remember Her Name”
  • Miranda Lambert: “If I Was a Cowboy” – WINNER
  • Tenille Arts: “Back Then, Right Now”

Male video of the year

  • Cody Johnson: “‘Til You Can’t” – WINNER
  • Eric Church: “Heart on Fire”
  • Kane Brown: “One Mississippi”
  • Luke Bryan: “Waves”
  • Luke Combs: “Forever After All”
  • Thomas Rhett: “Country Again”
  • Walker Hayes: “Fancy Like”

Duo/group video of the year

  • Brothers Osborne: “I’m Not for Everyone”
  • Dan + Shay: “Steal My Love”
  • Maddie & Tae: “Woman You Got” – WINNER
  • Old Dominion: “I Was on a Boat That Day”
  • Parmalee: “Take My Name”
  • Zac Brown Band: “Same Boat”

Breakthrough video of the year

  • Breland: “Cross Country”
  • Caitlyn Smith feat. Old Dominion: “I Can’t”
  • Elvie Shane: “My Boy”
  • Parker McCollum – “To Be Loved by You” – WINNER
  • Priscilla Block – “Just About Over You”
  • Tenille Arts – “Back Then, Right Now”

Collaborative video of the year

  • Carly Pearce & Ashley McBryde: “Never Wanted to Be That Girl”
  • Dustin Lynch feat. MacKenzie Porter: “Thinking ‘Bout You”
  • Nelly feat. Florida Georgia Line: “Lil Bit”
  • Jason Aldean & Carrie Underwood: “If I Didn’t Love You” – WINNER
  • Jimmie Allen & Brad Paisley: “Freedom Was a Highway”
  • Jordan Davis feat. Luke Bryan: “Buy Dirt”
  • Kelsea Ballerini feat. Kenny Chesney: “Half of My Hometown”

CMT performance of the year

  • Brothers Osborne: “Muskrat Greene/Dead Man’s Curve” (from CMT Campfire Sessions)
  • George Strait: “Is Anybody Goin’ to San Antone” (from CMT Giants: Charley Pride) – WINNER
  • H.E.R. & Chris Stapleton: “Hold On” (from 2021 CMT Music Awards)
  • Kane Brown: “Three Wooden Crosses” (from CMT Artist of the Year)
  • Kelsea Ballerini & Paul Klein: “I Quit Drinking” (from 2021 CMT Music Awards)
  • Mickey Guyton feat. Gladys Knight & Breland: “Friendship Train” (from 2021 CMT Music Awards)
  • Nelly feat. Kane Brown, Blanco Brown & Breland: “Ride Wit Me” (from CMT Crossroads)

CMT digital-first performance of the year

  • Brittney Spencer: “Sober & Skinny”
  • Carly Pearce: “Dear Miss Loretta”
  • Cody Johnson: “Dear Rodeo” – WINNER
  • Jon Pardi: “On the Other Hand”/”Forever and Ever, Amen”
  • Josh Turner: “Live”
  • Lainey Wilson: “Things a Man Oughta Know”

Trending comeback song of the year

  • Alan Jackson: “Freight Train”
  • Brooks & Dunn: “Neon Moon”
  • Dolly Parton: “9 to 5″
  • Reba McEntire: “I’m a Survivor”
  • Sara Evans: “Suds in the Bucket”
  • Shania Twain: “Man! I Feel Like a Woman!”
  • Taylor Swift, “Love Story (Taylor’s Version)” – WINNER