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CMT Music Awards 2018: The Complete Winners List

June 8, 2018

The CMT Music Awards returned to Nashville on Wednesday, to celebrate country music's biggest stars in the heart of Music City!

Little Big Town took on hosting duties for the night, marking the first time the group has hosted a major awards show. And this year's show is a bit different from years past, with Justin Timberlake and Ludacris among the surprise nominees. Timberlake earned a nod for Video of the Year for his Chris Stapleton collaboration, "Say Something." Ludacris is also up for Video of the Year, thanks to his part in Carrie Underwood's hit, "The Champion."

Leading the nominees this year were Carrie Underwood, Jason Aldean and Florida Georgia Line with four nominations each.

The winners were selected by the fans who voted at CMT.com. See them as they are announced below: (**WINNERS** IN BOLD)

Video of the Year:

Bebe Rexha feat. Florida Georgia Line --  “Meant to Be”
Blake Shelton -- “I’ll Name the Dogs” **WINNER**
Brett Young -- “Mercy”
Brothers Osborne -- “It Ain’t My Fault”
Carrie Underwood feat. Ludacris -- “The Champion”
Dan + Shay -- “Tequila”
Jason Aldean -- “You Make It Easy”
Justin Timberlake feat. Chris Stapleton -- “Say Something”
Kane Brown feat. Lauren Alaina -- “What Ifs”
Kelsea Ballerini -- “Legends”
Luke Combs -- “When It Rains It Pours”
Thomas Rhett --“Marry Me”

Male Video of the Year:

Blake Shelton -- “I’ll Name the Dogs” **WINNER**
Dustin Lynch -- “Small Town Boy”
Jason Aldean -- “You Make It Easy”
Jon Pardi -- “Heartache on the Dance Floor”
Luke Bryan -- “Light It Up”
Thomas Rhett -- “Marry Me”

Female Video of the Year:

Carly Pearce -- “Every Little Thing”
Carrie Underwood feat. Ludacris -- “The Champion” **WINNER**
Kelsea Ballerini -- “Legends”
Lauren Alaina -- “Doin’ Fine”
Maren Morris --“I Could Use a Love Song”
Miranda Lambert -- “Tin Man” From 2017 ACM Awards
 
Duo Video of the Year:

Big & Rich -- “California”
Brothers Osborne -- “It Ain’t My Fault”
Dan + Shay -- “Tequila” **WINNER**
Florida Georgia Line -- “Smooth”
High Valley -- “She’s With Me”
Tim McGraw & Faith Hill -- “Speak to a Girl”

Group Video of the Year:

Lady Antebellum -- “You Look Good”
LANCO -- “Greatest Love Story”
Little Big Town -- “When Someone Stops Loving You” **WINNER**
Midland -- “Make a Little”
Old Dominion -- “No Such Thing as a  Broken Heart”
Rascal Flatts -- “Yours If You Want It”
Zac Brown Band -- “My Old Man”

Breakthrough Video of the Year:

Carly Pearce – “Every Little Thing” **WINNER**
Danielle Bradbery – “Sway”
Devin Dawson – “All on Me”
LANCO – “Greatest Love Story”
Russell Dickerson – “Yours”
Walker Hayes – “You Broke Up With Me”

Collaborative Video of the Year:

Bebe Rexha feat. Florida Georgia Line -- “Meant to Be”
Carrie Underwood feat. Ludacris -- “The Champion”
Cole Swindell feat. Dierks Bentley -- “Flatliner”
Justin Timberlake feat. Chris Stapleton -- “Say Something”
Kane Brown feat. Lauren Alaina -- “What Ifs” **WINNER**
Thomas Rhett feat. Maren Morris -- “Craving You”

CMT Performance of the Year:

From 2017 CMT Artists of the Year: Andra Day, Common, Little Big Town, Lee Ann Womack and Danielle Bradbery -- “Stand Up for Something”
From CMT Crossroads: Backstreet Boys and Florida Georgia Line -- “Everybody” **WINNER**
From 2017 CMT Music Awards: Charles Kelley, Jason Aldean, Darius Rucker and Derek Trucks -- “Midnight Rider”
From CMT Crossroads: Earth, Wind & Fire and Lady Antebellum -- “September”
From 2017 CMT Artists of the Year: Jason Aldean, Keith Urban, Chris Stapleton and Little Big Town -- “I Won't Back Down”
From 2017 CMT Music Awards: Keith Urban feat. Carrie Underwood -- “The Fighter”

 

Volkswagen goes full America with its truck concept

March 29, 2018

 Roberto Baldwin,Engadget

Volkswagen automaker really wants you to know that it's building cars for America. In fact, at the New York Auto Show it delivered a concept vehicle that might as well have had the Stars and Stripes painted on the side of it. Get your tailgate parties ready for the Atlas Tanoak truck.

Volkswagen's head of design Klaus Bischoff said that the truck is, "built for America by Americans" in reference to its plant in Tennessee where the Tanoak would be built if the automaker...


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Closing your bedroom door at night could save your life in a fire

October 20, 2017

 CATHERINE THORBECKE and SANDRA TEMKO,
Fire safety experts are urging people to close their bedroom doors before they go to sleep, saying the simple task can potentially save lives in the event of a fire.

“When you can’t get out, the most important thing you can do, close that door between you and the fire," Stephen Kerber, the director of the UL's Firefighter Safety Research Institute (UL FSRI), told ABC News, adding that the simple act "could save your life.”

Alexis King told ABC News th...


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Missing 115-year-old tortoise returned to New Mexico owner

July 30, 2017

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A 115-year-old desert tortoise that disappeared from its garden at a New Mexico senior living community was returned.

The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://bit.ly/2w9xGQb ) the tortoise, Diablo, was returned Friday to Manzano del Sol Village. He had ventured to the backyard of a nearby home after a family bought the shell-wearing wanderer from kids at a local park.

Millie Tjeltweed, who owns Diablo, says she doesn't know the circumstances of the tortoise's disappear...


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Man who needed air in tires, bought lottery ticket wins $1M

July 1, 2017

A New York man who stopped at a convenience store to put air in his tires and ended up buying a lottery ticket has won a $1 million jackpot.

State lottery officials on Friday introduced 19-year-old Anthony Iavarone as the winner of the jackpot on a $1 million Cashword scratch-off ticket.

Iavarone, of Clifton Park, says he recently stopped at a Stewart's Shops store in the Saratoga County town of Ballston to put air in his tires. While there, he decided to buy a lottery ticket.

Iavarone says he c...


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Who's happy, who's not: Norway tops list, US falls

March 22, 2017
SETH BORENSTEIN and DAVID KEYTON

If you want to pursue happiness, grab a winter coat.

A new report shows Norway is the happiest country on Earth, Americans are getting sadder, and it takes more than just money to be happy.

What makes Norway and other northern European countries top the happiness list has a lot to do with a sense of community and broad social welfare support, according to experts and cheerful Norwegians, including one whose job it is to make people laugh.

"The answ...


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Deer crashes college cross-country race, knocks over runner

November 18, 2016

CENTER VALLEY, Pa. (AP) — A deer sprinting across a field knocked over a cross-country runner at an NCAA regional race, but the runner got up and finished the race.

Saturday's episode during the NCAA Division III Mideast Regional Cross Country Championships at DeSales University in Center Valley was captured on video.

Gwynedd Mercy University senior Justin DeLuzio was competing in the 8K race when someone yelled, "Watch out for the deer!" A deer struck him in the stomach, and he fell to the g...


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October 14, 2016


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Indonesia to probe Google over alleged unpaid tax bill

September 17, 2016

Indonesia said Thursday it would launch investigations into Google after the technology giant allegedly refused to cooperate with the country's tax department, an official said.

Google has denied the allegations, declaring it had paid all taxes in Indonesia since opening its Jakarta offices in 2011.

The government has repeatedly asserted the California-based company had outstanding tax issues to resolve.

Muhammad Haniv, a senior official with Jakarta's tax office, said Google had refused a reque...


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Russian pranksters call heads of WADA, U.S. anti-doping agency

July 23, 2016

Russian media published on Friday calls by two comedians to the heads of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) pretending to be Ukrainian Sports Minister Ihor Zhdanov.

Pranksters Vladimir Kuznetsov and Alexei Stolyarov separately called WADA President Craig Reedie and USADA chief executive Travis Tygart, according to recordings published online by Sputnik, a Russian state-owned news agency.

Sputnik said the two callers "managed to trick" the two anti-doping...


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