Nashville, Tenn. (AP) — “Son of a Sinner” singer Jelly Roll was the big winner at the CMT Music Awards, as the rapper-turned-singer took home three awards on Sunday as an outsider who won over fans with his confessional songs.
The painted singer The movement got into a show in Austin, Texas, that he had on CBS, with the radio industry thanking him for his acceptance and giving a shout out to those who felt like him.
“You can be whatever you want. I promise you that. I told them I wanted to be a country singer and stand here at the CMT Awards with male video of the year, baby,” he cried.
Earlier in the night he made a dance, instead of a song of prayer “I need a favor” the crowd, thrown down to the roof, raised their hands.
The show began with the somber voice of the country singer and co-host Kelsea Ballerini reading the names of the six victims of the school shooting He was killed Monday in Nashville, Tennessee. He noted how he shared his pain, explaining that in 2008 he witnessed a school shooting in his hometown high school cafeteria in Knoxville and called for “real action” that would protect children and families. Earlier in the evening, country artists wore black ribbons on the red carpet in honor of the victims.
But the show prioritizes the desire for a deeper show like rock, blues and country straight from the heart of Texas, mixed with tributes and covers alongside newer artists and fan songs.
Country superstar and five-time Grammy winner Shania Twain She was given a Play Award, recognizing her for being a “visible and vocal” diverse voice in country music. Texas native and Grammy-winning rapper Megan Thee Stallion introduced the duo, and the pair danced and grooved to the duo’s hit; “Man, I feel like a woman.”
The lyrics to the song came from a decade-long advocacy career, Twain said.
“I promise that I will continue to be a champion for the many outstanding country artists who are not currently playing, are not currently being influenced, explored, signed or considered at the level they deserve,” Duo said. “I believe in all kinds of music.”
Lainey Wilson won twice with female video of the year for “Heart Like a Truck” and collaborative video of the year for “Wait in the Truck” with Hard.
“My heart is going to hit my chest right, I’ll be honest with the immune system,” Wilson said after winning female video of the year, calling the hit song an anthem to surviving “scratches, dents and bumps along the way.”
Co-host Brown took home last night’s award with his wife Katelyn, winning video of the year for their duet, “Thank God.”
“This is all so new to me. And when we recorded this song last year, I never thought this would ever happen in my life,” Katelyn Brown said.
Later in the show, the dancers will be drawn onto the stage by the artists, so that cities across the country will consider legally limiting the shows; The Tennessee native sang “If You Come Down (Do I Come Down Too)” and danced with Kennedy Davenport, Jan Sport, Manila Luzon and Olivia Lux, all stars of the show “DriPaul’s Drag Race.”
Ballerina’s home state of Tennessee was the first to place strict limits on the show’s performances, which were to take effect this month. The law is time-blocked After the lawsuit was filed earlier this week.
The collaborations took center stage for most of the three-hour show. Music Hall of Famer Wynonna Judd and Ashley McBryde’s cover of Alien’s “I Wanna Know What Love Is” as a heavy fog rolls onto the stage and into the crowd.
Pop singer Stefani performed her No Doubt mid-1990s pop-punk hit “Like a Girl” alongside country singer Carly Pearce. Rocker Alanis Morissette brought more ’90s rock to the scene when the group performed “You Oughta Know” featuring Wilson, Ingrid Andrese, Madeline Edwards and Morgan Wade.
Bieber, the most awarded artist in CMT history with 25 awards, performed “Hate My Heart” as torches lit up Austin’s night. Four-time Grammy winner Clark Jr. A tribute to the late Texas guitarist Stevie Ray Vaughn was performed at the end of the show.
Southern rockers Lynyrd Skynyrd have been honored with a tribute following the death in March of their last original member, Gary Rossington.. ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons, Slash Guns N’ Roses and the Allman Brothers Warren Haynes and Chuck Leavell featured singers Paul Rodgers and Cody Johnson and backup vocals by LeAnn Rimes and Judd.
This story corrects an earlier version that falsely identified singer Ashley McBryde as actress Ashley Judd, the sister of country singer Wynonna Judd.