[Updated]: 2014 CMT Awards Scores Big Ratings

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• June 5, 2014

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The 2014 CMT Awards experienced a +10 percent from last year with 3.0 million total viewers., becoming the second most-watched telecast in franchise history.  Last night’s CMT Music Awards scored a 1.39 among P18-49 L+SD, up +7 percent from last year, and ranked as the No. 1 original cable telecast for the day. Across Prime, CMT was the #1 cable network among P18-49, F18-49 and Total Viewer L+SD impressions.

The telecast also performed well among younger viewers and women, delivering an all-time high for W18-34 with an impressive 1.77 rating (up +19% over last year), while P18-34 earned a 1.39 rating (+14% over last year).

 

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The CMT Music Awards aired live from Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena tonight (Wed., June 4).

Florida Georgia Line and Luke Bryan picked up two trophies each at the fan-voted show.

Miranda Lambert was the leading artist going into the evening with a total of six nominations.

FGL and Bryan had five nominations each.

Winners in bold.

Video of the Year
Best video of the year; awarded to the artist (male, female, group/duo or collaboration) and the video director. Final nominees announced during live telecast, with final voting held online at CMT.com during the show.

Blake Shelton featuring Pistol Annies and Friends – “Boys ‘Round Here”
Carrie Underwood – “See You Again”
Eric Church – “Give Me Back My Hometown”
Florida Georgia Line featuring Luke Bryan – “This Is How We Roll”
Hunter Hayes – “I Want Crazy”
Kacey Musgraves – “Follow Your Arrow”
Keith Urban with Miranda Lambert – “We Were Us”
Luke Bryan – “That’s My Kind of Night”
Miranda Lambert – “Automatic”
Taylor Swift – “Red”
Thomas Rhett – “It Goes Like This”
Tim McGraw with Taylor Swift and Keith Urban – “Highway Don’t Care”

Male Video of the Year
Best video by a male artist; awarded to the artist
Blake Shelton – “Doin’ What She Likes”
Eric Church – “Give Me Back My Hometown”
Hunter Hayes – “I Want Crazy”
Jason Aldean – “Night Train”
Luke Bryan – “Crash My Party”
Randy Houser – “Runnin’ Outta Moonlight”

Female Video of the Year
Best video by a female artist; awarded to the artist
Carrie Underwood – “See You Again”
Cassadee Pope – “Wasting All These Tears”
Kacey Musgraves – “Follow Your Arrow”
Miranda Lambert – “Automatic”
Sheryl Crow – “Easy”
Taylor Swift – “Red”

Group Video of the Year
Best video by a group; awarded to the artists
Eli Young Band – “Drunk Last Night”
Lady Antebellum – “Compass”
Little Big Town – “Your Side Of The Bed”
Rascal Flatts – “Rewind”
The Band Perry – “Done”
Zac Brown Band – “Sweet Annie”

Duo Video of the Year
Best video by a duo; awarded to the artists
Dan + Shay – “19 You + Me”
Florida Georgia Line – “Round Here”
Florida Georgia Line – “Stay”
Thompson Square – “Everything I Shouldn’t Be Thinking About”

Breakthrough Video of the Year
Best video from an artist’s major breakthrough album; awarded to the artist (male, female or group/duo)
Brett Eldredge – “Beat Of The Music”
Cassadee Pope – “Wasting All These Tears”
Cole Swindell – “Chillin’ It”
David Nail – “Whatever She’s Got”
Thomas Rhett – “It Goes Like This”
Tyler Farr – “Redneck Crazy”

Collaborative Video of the Year
Best video that featured a special collaborative appearance by artists; awarded to the artists (individual, group or duo)
Blake Shelton featuring Pistol Annies and Friends – “Boys ‘Round Here”
Florida Georgia Line featuring Luke Bryan – “This Is How We Roll”
Florida Georgia Line featuring Nelly – “Cruise (Remix)”
Hunter Hayes featuring Jason Mraz – “Everybody’s Got Somebody But Me”
Keith Urban with Miranda Lambert – “We Were Us”
Tim McGraw with Taylor Swift and Keith Urban – “Highway Don’t Care”

CMT Performance of the Year
Musical performance on a television show, series or variety special on CMT; awarded to the artist (individual, group or duo)
Dierks Bentley and OneRepublic – “Counting Stars” from CMT Crossroads: OneRepublic and Dierks Bentley
Jake Owen – “Days Of Gold” from CMT Hot 20 Countdown
Lady Antebellum and Stevie Nicks – “Rhiannon” from CMT Crossroads: Stevie Nicks and Lady Antebellum
Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie – “Oh No/All Night Long” from 2013 CMT Artists of the Year
The Band Perry and Fall Out Boy – “My Songs Know What You Did in the Dark” from CMT Crossroads: Fall Out Boy and The Band Perry
Willie Nelson and Neil Young – “Long May You Run” from CMT Crossroads: Willie Nelson & Friends from Third Man Records Three major labels are purchasing small stakes in Shazam as it prepares for an IPO,

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