CMT Music Awards 2022: A list of winners and nominees

April 12, 2022
CMT Music Awards 2022: A list of winners and nominees


Country music’s video stars take center stage Monday in Music City with the return of the CMT Music Awards. 

Aired for the first time on CBS, the fan-voted program takes place from Municipal Auditorium in downtown Nashville. Anthony Mackie (AKA Captain America) co-hosts the show with an at-home assist from Kelsea Ballerini, who tested positive for COVID-19 hours before the show. Kane Brown, the night’s most-nominated artist, pinch hits co-hosting duties on-site Monday night with Mackie. 

CMT Awards 2022: Watch live as stars walk the red carpet

Music kicks off at 7 p.m. with performances from Miranda Lambert, Kane Brown, Keith Urban, Jason Aldean with Bryan Adams, a Judds reunion and more. 

Who’s due to win this year’s breakout video honors? Which artists released the best collaboration? And will Carrie Underwood take home Video of the Year again? Follow along below for an updated list of nominees and winners for this year’s show. 

Here’s how to watch, stream live: 2022 CMT Music Awards

CMT Music Awards 2022: A list of performers

2022 CMT Music Awards winners and nominees

(Winners marked in bold.) 

Video of the Year

  • Cody Johnson – “‘Til You Can’t”
  • Cole Swindell & Lainey Wilson – “Never Say Never”
  • Jason Aldean & Carrie Underwood – “If I Didn’t Love You”
  • Kane Brown – “One Mississippi”
  • Kelsea Ballerini feat. Kenny Chesney – “half of my hometown”
  • Luke Combs – “Forever After All”

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”
  • Tenille Arts – “Back Then, Right Now”

Male Video of the Year

  • ​​Cody Johnson – “‘ Til You Can’t”
  • 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”

Group/Duo Video of the Year

  • Brothers Osborne – “I’m Not For Everyone”
  • Dan + Shay – “Steal My Love”
  • Maddie & Tae – “Woman You Got”
  • 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”
  • 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 & Florida Georgia Line – “Lil Bit”
  • Jason Aldean & Carrie Underwood – “If I Didn’t Love You”
  • 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 Medley (from ‘CMT Campfire Sessions’)”
  • George Strait – “Is Anybody Goin’ to San Antone (from ‘CMT Giants: Charley Pride’)”
  • H.E.R. feat. Chris Stapleton – “Hold On (from 2021 ‘CMT Music Awards’)”
  • Kane Brown – “Three Wooden Crosses (from 2021 ‘CMT Artists of the Year’)”
  • Kelsea Ballerini feat. Paul Klein of LANY – “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: Nelly & Friends’)”

CMT Digital-First Performance of the Year

  • Brittney Spencer – “Sober & Skinny” (from CMT Campfire Sessions)
  • Carly Pearce – “Dear Miss Loretta” (from CMT :60 Songs)
  • Cody Johnson – “Dear Rodeo” (from CMT Campfire Sessions)
  • Jon Pardi – “On The Other Hand / Forever and Ever, Amen” (in honor of 2021 CMT Artist of a Lifetime Randy Travis)
  • Josh Turner LIVE (from CMT KickBack)
  • Lainey Wilson – “Things A Man Oughta Know” (from the CMT Studio) 
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” 
Article Categories:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.