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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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Colt Ford

NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 06: Colt Ford arrives at the 2012 CMT Music awards at the Bridgestone Arena on June 6, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for CMT)
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Denise Richards

NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 06: Actress Denise Richards arrives at the 2012 CMT Music awards at the Bridgestone Arena on June 6, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
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Kellie Pickler and Kyle Jacobs

NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 06: Kellie Pickler and Kyle Jacobs arrive at the 2012 CMT Music awards at the Bridgestone Arena on June 6, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
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Glen Campbell

NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 06: Glen Campbell arrives at the 2012 CMT Music awards at the Bridgestone Arena on June 6, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for CMT)
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Sara and Olivia Evans

Singer Sara Evans and daughter Olivia arrive at the 2012 CMT Music Awards in Nashville, Tennessee, June 6, 2012. REUTERS/Eric Henderson (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT)
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Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley

Singers Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley accept the award for collaborative video of the year at the 2012 CMT Music Awards in Nashville, Tennessee, June 6, 2012. REUTERS/Harrison McClary (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT)
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Kristen Bell and Toby Keith

Hosts Toby Keith (R) and Kristen Bell at the 2012 CMT Music Awards in Nashville, Tennessee June 6, 2012. REUTERS/Harrison McClary (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT)
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Luke Bryan

Luke Bryan (R) performs at the 2012 CMT Music Awards in Nashville, Tennessee June 6, 2012. REUTERS/Harrison McClary (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT)
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Scotty McCreery

Scotty McCreery accepts the award for USA Weekend Breakthrough Video Of The Year at the 2012 CMT Music Awards on Wednesday, June 6, 2012 in Nashville, Tenn. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)
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Pistol Annies

NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 06: (L-R) Musicians Ashley Monroe, Angaleena Presley and Miranda Lambert of the Pistol Annies perform onstage at the 2012 CMT Music awards at the Bridgestone Arena on June 6, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
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Zac Brown Band

Zac Brown, left, performs with the Zac Brown Band at the 2012 CMT Music Awards on Wednesday, June 6, 2012 in Nashville, Tenn. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)
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The Band Perry

NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 06: The Band Perry perform onstage at the 2012 CMT Music awards at the Bridgestone Arena on June 6, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
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Willie Nelson

Singer Willie Nelson performs at the 2012 CMT Music Awards in Nashville, Tennessee, June 6, 2012. REUTERS/Harrison McClary (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT)
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Lady Antebellum

Band members from Lady Antebellum celebrate with presenter Jason Aldean (2nd L) after winning Group Video Of The Year at the 2012 CMT Music Awards in Nashville, Tennessee June 6, 2012. REUTERS/Harrison McClary (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT)
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Tom Arnold and Steve Austin

Actor Tom Arnold and wrestler Steve Austin (R) react after tearing their sleeves off at the 2012 CMT Music Awards in Nashville, Tennessee June 6, 2012. REUTERS/Harrison McClary (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT)
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Brad Paisley and Hank Williams Jr.

NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 06: Brad Paisley and Hank Williams Jr. perform onstage at the 2012 CMT Music awards the Bridgestone Arena on June 6, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Sara Kauss/Getty Images)
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Carrie Underwood

Singer Carrie Underwood performs at the 2012 CMT Music Awards in Nashville, Tennessee June 6, 2012. REUTERS/Harrison McClary (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT)
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