CMT turned talk of female empowerment into action Wednesday night (Oct. 17) during the CMT Artists of the Year celebration at the Schermerhorn in Nashville.
The annual event celebrated the top females in the country music genre including Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert, Little Big Town’s Karen Fairchild and Kimberly Schlapman, Maren Morris, Kelsea Ballerini and Lady Antebellum’s Hillary Scott.
Female artist were out in droves to support the leading ladies of countr along with a few male counterparts including Dierks Bentley, who brought along his 9-year-old daughter Evelyn and Hillary Scott’s Lady A band members Charles Kelley and Dave Haywood.
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Little Big Town’s Kimberly Schlapman and Karen Fairchild
Maren Morris and Ryan Hurd
Maddie and Tae
Dierks Bentley and daughter Evelyn