VIDEO: John Legend, Jennifer Nettles Duet on 'All of Me' at CMT MUSIC AWARDS
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With more performances than ever in CMT Music Awards history, superstars took the stage with the biggest songs of the summer including Hunter Hayes with his song "Tattoo" off his new album. Keith Urban gave a nod to Nashville's landmark Bluebird Café as he sang "Cop Car" on the floor of the arena with just his electric guitar. Eric Church was joined by rocker Lzzy Hale for "That's Damn Rock & Roll," which they performed in front of giant screens showing images of classic rock and roll legends like Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, the Beatles and iconic images from the last century. Dierks Bentley and his flight attendant team of dancers piloted the crowd to their feet with his hit "Drunk on a Plane," while Brantley Gilbert sang "Bottom's Up" and landed a perfect backflip in his first CMT main stage performance.
Lee Ann Womack and Kacey Musgraves honored Alan Jackson for his 25 years of making music videos with a touching performance of the Jackson classic "Livin' on Love," and Carrie Underwood presented Jackson with the first-ever CMT IMPACT AWARD. Jackson graciously accepted the award and thanked the fans and the people involved in the making of all his videos for supporting him throughout his career.
For the first time, the CMT Music Awards included three outdoor performances. Lady Antebellum performed their newest single, "Bartender," and Jake Owen brought summer to Nashville with his new song "Beachin'." Blake Shelton performed for the first time on the CMT Music Awards and did it in a big way, shutting down the streets of downtown Nashville and performing his hit "Boys 'Round Here" for CMT's Real Big Pepsi Block Party.