Party in Music City! Carrie Underwood, Jason Aldean and extra of nation’s largest stars will probably be honored on the 2022 CMT Music Awards.
Nominations have been introduced on March 16, with Kane Brown incomes extra nods than another artist. Underwood, 39, is up for Video of the Year and Collaborative Video of the Year for “If I Didn’t Love You,” her hit duet with Aldean, 45. The American Idol alum has probably the most awards within the present’s historical past with 23 wins below her belt and will additional solidify her famous person standing with this year’s nods.
The 2022 ceremony will have fun extra than simply Nashville’s A-listers, with crossover collaborations rounding out the CMT Performance of the Year class. H.E.R. and Chris Stapleton are nominated for his or her 2021 CMT Music Awards model of “Hold On,” together with Mickey Guyton‘s 2021 efficiency of “Friendship Train” that includes Gladys Knight and Breland and different star-studded duets.
Last fall, Guyton was honored as CMT’s Breakthrough Artist of the Year. While accepting the trophy, the “Black Like Me” singer obtained emotional as she mirrored on her lengthy journey to stardom.
“When the Lord closes a door, somewhere he opens a window, and in my case he shattered a whole glass ceiling,” the Texas native gushed in October 2021. “Three years ago, this was not even a possibility for me. I’d completely given up on myself and my dream to sing a genre of music that I hold so close to my heart. … If you just take a moment and step outside of yourselves, you will see and hear some of the most beautiful music that you’ll ever hear from so many amazing people.”
With tears in her eyes, the “Remember Her Name” artist continued, “So to that little 7-year-old Black girl at home, to that indigenous boy, to that LGBTQIA+ teen, and that Latino boy or girl, and anyone marginalized and unseen — and yes, even to the haters on social media — this is for you. … I am blown away. I am so grateful.”
Guyton’s rise to the highest of the style has been a very long time coming. Not solely is she up for a number of Grammy Awards this year, however she additionally kicked off Super Bowl LVI with a transferring rendition of the nationwide anthem. Ahead of her NFL outing, she opened up about studying from those that paved the best way.
“Online, some people feel the need to bully, and it’s so hard not to let that stuff get to you,” she informed Entertainment Tonight in October 2021. “But then Carrie [Underwood] was like, ‘Stay offline. They can’t get to you if you can’t hear them,’ and I think that is a lesson that I think everyone should learn.”
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