Underwood and Legend teamed up for “Hallelujah” in 2020, and regardless of some stiff competitors within the class the duo prevailed. The voting was completed by followers by way of Twitter.
Underwood is probably the most awarded artist ever on the CMTs, and it was Legend’s first CMT win.
“Followers, thanks a lot, followers. You guys, you’re the cause we’re all right here doing what we do, doing what we love, making music movies,” Underwood stated throughout her speech. “John Legend, thanks for sending me this unimaginable tune and agreeing to sing with me on it and making this unimaginable video that I’m so pleased with, and congratulations on what I believe is your first CMT Award! God bless you guys. Thanks a lot! Thanks, followers! Thanks, CMT!”
Legend took to Twitter to point out 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 reside from Nashville and was hosted by Kane Brown and Kelsea Ballerini. And it was a who’s who of nation music with a few of the business’s largest stars hitting the stage, together with Chris Stapleton, H.E.R., Dierks Bentley, Chris Younger, Luke Combs, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert and Thomas Rhett.