CMT MUSIC AWARDS: HERE ARE THE WINNERS

The 2006 CMT Music Awards, honoring the year’s best videos, were handed out Monday night, April 10––and Carrie Underwood was the big winner, as voted on by fans.

Carrie, in her first year of eligibility, took home Breakthrough Video of the Year and Female Video of the Year, both for “Jesus, Take the Wheel.” She was the only artist to win multiple awards. The night’s top honor, Video of the Year, went to Keith Urban for “Better Life.” Fans voted for that award during the live telecast on CMT through CMT’s website.
Here’s the complete winners list for the 2006 CMT Music Awards. For more on the 2006 CMT Music Awards, pick up the May 8 issue of Country Weekly, on sale April 24.

VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Keith Urban “Better Life”

MALE VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Kenny Chesney “Who You’d Be Today”

FEMALE VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Carrie Underwood “Jesus, Take the Wheel”

GROUP/DUO VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Rascal Flatts “Skin (Sarabeth)”

HOTTEST VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Billy Currington “Must Be Doin’ Somethin’ Right”

BREAKTHROUGH VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Carrie Underwood “Jesus, Take the Wheel”

COLLABORATIVE VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Bon Jovi Featuring Jennifer Nettles “Who Says You Can’t Go Home”

MOST INSPIRING VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Brad Paisley Featuring Dolly Parton “When I Get Where I’m Going”

VIDEO DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR
“Like We Never Loved at All” Faith Hill With Tim McGraw
Director: Sophie Muller

JOHNNY CASH VISIONARY AWARD
Hank Williams Jr.

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