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Carrie Underwood lands first 2016 CMT Music Awards trophy

Carrie Underwood was an early winner at the CMT Music Awards in Nashville, Tennessee on Wednesday night (08Jun16) when she picked up the event's first prize.

The former American Idol champ, who went into the prizegiving leading all nominees with Chris Stapleton and Cam, claimed the Female Video of the Year trophy for Smoke Break.


The promo beat out videos from Cam, Jana Kramer, Kacey Musgraves, Kelsea Ballerini, and Maren Morris.


Carrie is also up for the fan-voted Video of the Year and CMT Performance of the Year honors.