The 2020 CMT Music Awards were held last night at multiple locations around Tennessee with Kane Brown, Ashley McBryde and Sarah Hyland as the hosts. Here's a look at the winners from last night:
Video of the Year: Carrie Underwood "Drinking Alone"
Female Video of the Year: Carrie Underwood "Drinking Alone"
Male Video of the Year: Luke Bryan "One Margarita"
Duo Video of the Year: Dan + Shay "I Should Probably Go To Bed"
Group Video of the Year: Old Dominion "One Man Band"
Performance of the Year: Chris Young "Drowning"
Breakthrough Video of the Year: Gabby Barrett "I Hope"
Collaborative Video of the Year: Blake Shelton with Gwen Stefani "Nobody But You"
Quarantine Video of the Year: Granger Smith "Don't Cough On Me"
CMT Equal Play Award: Jennifer Nettles
David Nail and his wife, Catherine, are now parents to three children. The welcomed a baby girl named Ellie Britton Nail on Monday. According to a statement, she arrived after a "long struggle with IVF and many prayers." She joins her twin siblings, Lawson and Lillian, who were born in December 2015. "Mother and baby girl are both well, and we are just over the moon with this new addition to our family. Her brother and sister are both looking forward to her arrival home from the hospital," David tells People. "This is our third successful IVF baby, and we thank God for blessing us once again."
Jimmie Allen is hoping to teach children the power of speaking up with his debut book My Voice Is a Trumpet, which will be released July 13th. "I think back on all the great people in my life, from my parents to my teachers, and the wonderful influence they had on me," Jimmie tells People in a recent interview. "I wanted to write a book that would help my kids and other children when they read it."
Jennifer Nettles has been named the inaugural recipient of the CMT Equal Play Award, which she will receive tonight during the CMT Music Awards. "Jennifer Nettles is that rare artist who speaks her truth, calling out injustice wherever she sees it," says Leslie Fram, CMT's senior vice president of music strategy. "Her commitment to equal female representation across the board in the music industry embodies the spirit of our equal play intiative and makes her the perfect recipient of the inaugural CMT Equal Play Award."
Garth Brooks' 12th studio album, Fun, is being released November 20th. It will feature 14 songs, including "Dive Bar", his duet with Blake Shelton, and a cover of "Shallow". "The title of the album was sparked because making it has been such a fun process to go through," says Garth. "Being able to go in and out of the studio while being on the tour, working with the same guys, it's been amazing." Also on November 20th, Garth will release a deluxe edition of the Triple Live album. Fans will have six different versions of the set to choose from, each will have the same songs but feature a different cover. All versions will include a booklet of photos from the road.
Miranda Lambert is getting ready to release the video for her new song "Settling Down". She's been sharing clips to her Instagram page, and it looks like the video stars her husband, Brendan, and was filmed on her farm in Tennessee.
Brett Young's daughter, Presley, turns one on Wednesday (Oct. 21), and because of the pandemic the celebration will be a bit smaller than they had hoped. "We're gonna do a little something at home. Like, really small," he shares. "My in-laws are gonna be staying with us, and we have a handful of friends in the community that haven't travelled. Everybody's been tested, the whole thing. We're kinda gonna treat it like a work day. Unfortunately for Presley, it's gonna be a little less exciting and a little less extravagant."
Gwen Stefani and her three son's were in quarantine with Blake Shelton at his home in Oklahoma until they had to relocate to Los Angeles to tape The Voice. Gwen says that she enjoyed her time in quarantine, except that no housekeepers were allowed in the home, so a lot of the household duties fell on her shoulders. "I feel like since we were all locked down, I had to do so much laundry and cleaning and cooking and toilet cleaning and it was like...It was so gross," she admitted in an interview on Today With Hoda & Jenna.