Jelly Roll dominates 2024 CMT Awards with triple wins

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Carly Pearce clinched the Collaborative Video of the Year award for her song “We Don’t Fight Anymore” at the 2024 CMT Music Awards, held at Austin’s Moody Center on April 7, 2024.

Meanwhile, a preview of the main stage highlighted the anticipation for the event, which aired live on CBS and Paramount+ with Showtime. Among the night’s biggest winners was Jelly Roll, who secured three esteemed prizes, cementing his status as a standout in the realm of country music.

Hosted by Kelsea Ballerini, the event celebrates country music’s finest talents

Sammy Hagar performs onstage during the 2024 CMT Music Awards at Moody Center on April 7, 2024 in Austin, Texas.
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The event, which aired live from Moody Center in Austin, Texas, saw Jelly Roll clinching victories in all three categories he was nominated for.

Jelly Roll Sweeps 2024 CMT Awards with Triple Wins
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The rapper-turned-country artist came into the show with three nominations and left with three shiny new prizes, marking a triumphant night for his burgeoning career. Among his wins was the coveted Video of the Year award for his song “Need A Favor,” showcasing his rising prominence in the country music scene.

Jelly Roll emerged as the big winner at the 2024 CMT Awards, bagging three prestigious prizes at the event celebrating the finest in country music.
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Hosted by Kelsea Ballerini, who returned for her fourth consecutive year, the event witnessed a mix of performances and awards presentations. Carly Pearce and Chris Stapleton’s collaborative effort “We Don’t Fight Anymore” also earned recognition, winning the Collaborative Video of the Year award.

A preview of the main stage at the 2024 CMT Music Awards at the Moody Center in Austin, Texas. The show airs live on Sunday, April 7, at 8 p.m. ET on CBS and Paramount+ with Showtime.
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In addition to Jelly Roll’s triumphs, other notable winners included Lainey Wilson, who clinched the Female Video of the Year award for “Watermelon Moonshine,” and Warren Zeiders, who secured the Breakthrough Male Video of the Year award for “Pretty Little Poison.”

(L-R) Carly Pearse, Kelsea Ballerini and Mickey Guyton at the 2024 CMT Music Awards held at the Moody Center on April 7, 2024 in Austin, Texas.
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The star-studded evening also featured captivating performances from country music icons like Cody Johnson, Keith Urban, and Little Big Town. Trisha Yearwood, honored with the inaugural June Carter Cash Humanitarian Award, debuted her new song “Put It In a Song,” marking a poignant moment in the ceremony.

2024 CMT Music Awards – Arrivals
Marley Sherwood and Carissa Culiner at the 2024 CMT Music Awards held at the Moody Center on April 4, 2024 in Austin, Texas.
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A highlight of the night was the touching tribute to the late Toby Keith, led by Brooks & Dunn, Sammy Hagar, and Lainey Wilson, paying homage to the legendary country artist’s impactful legacy.

The 2024 CMT Awards not only celebrated the best in country music but also showcased the genre’s diverse talent and enduring spirit. With Jelly Roll’s remarkable sweep and memorable performances, the event proved to be a fitting tribute to the ever-evolving landscape of country music.

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