Carrie Underwood wins two country awards

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Carrie Underwood was the only artist to win two awards

Former American Idol star Carrie Underwood scooped two trophies at this year's Country Music Television Awards.

The singer won video of the year for Cowboy Casanova and also performance of the year for Temporary Home.

Keith Urban took home the male video of the year award for 'Til Summer Comes Around, while Miranda Lambert's White Liar scooped best female video.

The awards, which took place in the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, were voted for by fans.

Collaborative video

Collecting one of her awards, Underwood addressed her "awesome fans".

She said: "They were there before I had anything, an album, a record deal, a tour or anything like that. They built me from the ground up."

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John Mayer and Keither Urban performed together

Urban, who was accompanied to the ceremony by his wife Nicole Kidman, took to the stage to perform Hit The Ground Runnin' with John Mayer.

Meanwhile, Lady Antebellum's Need You Now was named group video of the year, and duo video of the year went to Brooks and Dunn for Indian Summer, just two months before they perform together for the last time on their Last Roundup tour.

"We were not expecting this," Brooks said. "So much that Mr Dunn has gone to the restroom - in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

"I told you you should be here. I am not bringing this to you. You're going to have to come and get it. This is the kind of thing that will make them think we're going to break up the duo," he joked.

The trophy for collaborative video of the year went to Blake Shelton and Trace Adkins for Hillbilly Bone, while Luke Bryan's Do I was named weekend breakthrough video of the year.

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