Underwood and Legend teamed up for “Hallelujah” in 2020, and regardless of some stiff competitors in the class the duo prevailed. The voting was performed by followers through Twitter.
Underwood is the most awarded artist ever at the CMTs, and it was Legend’s first CMT win.
“Fans, thank you so much, fans. You guys, you are the reason we are all here doing what we do, doing what we love, making music videos,” Underwood mentioned throughout her speech. “John Legend, thank you for sending me this incredible song and agreeing to sing with me on it and making this incredible video that I am so proud of, and congratulations on what I think is your first CMT Award! God bless you guys. Thank you so much! Thank you, fans! Thank you, CMT!”
Legend took to Twitter to indicate his appreciation for his first CMA, thanking Underwood, director Randee St. Nicholas, and his co-writer Toby Gad. Legend famous that Gad additionally co-wrote his hit “All of Me.”
The present aired stay from Nashville and was hosted by Kane Brown and Kelsea Ballerini. And it was a who’s who of nation music with some of the trade’s greatest stars hitting the stage, together with Chris Stapleton, H.E.R., Dierks Bentley, Chris Young, Luke Combs, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert and Thomas Rhett.