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    2012 CMT Music Awards

    The Band Perry, Carrie Underwood, Willie Nelson and more celebrate country music at the annual ceremony.

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    Musician Colt Ford shows some punch as he arrives at the 2012 CMT Music Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on June 6, 2012, in Nashville.

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    Actress Denise Richards arrives at the CMT Music Awards.

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    Kellie Pickler and Marine Kyle Jacobs arrive at the CMT Music Awards. Pickler's "Tough" was nominated for female video of the year.

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    Glen Campbell arrives at the 2012 CMT Music Awards.

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    Singer Sara Evans and daughter Olivia arrive at the CMT Music Awards. Sara was nominated for female video of the year for "My Heart Can't Tell You No."

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    Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley accept the award for collaborative video of the year for "Remind Me." "I'd like to thank this beautiful woman for being in the video. Otherwise, it's just a dork walking through the desert," Paisley said in his acceptance speech.

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    Hosts Kristen Bell and Toby Keith kicked off the show with Keith quizzing the actress about her knowledge of country music. Needless to say, she knew quite a bit.

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    Luke Bryan, right, performs his new tune "Drunk on You." Afterward, he presented his guitar to a female fan.

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    "American Idol" season 10 champ Scotty McCreery snags the buckle for for USA weekend breakthrough video of the year for "The Trouble With Girls." "This award is so special to me 'cause I got to film this at my home high school, Garner Magnet High School," McCreery said.

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    From left, Ashley Monroe, Angaleena Presley and Miranda Lambert of the Pistol Annies perform "Takin' Pills."

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    Zac Brown, left, performs "The Wind" with the Zac Brown Band. The group was nominated for group video and collaborative video.

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    The Band Perry perform their song "Postcard From Paris." The group was nominated for group video.

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    Willie Nelson performs "Roll Me Up and Smoke Me When I Die."

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    Band members from Lady Antebellum celebrate with presenter Jason Aldean, second from left, after winning group video of the year.

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    Actor Tom Arnold, left, and wrestler Steve Austin joke around and rip the sleeves off their shirts prior to presenting an award.

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    Brad Paisley and Hank Williams Jr. perform their duet "I'm Gonna Get Drunk and Play Hank Williams."

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    Singer Carrie Underwood performs her latest hit, "Good Girl." She also won the award for video of the year for the tune.

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