Carrie Underwood continues her reign as most awarded artist in the history of the CMT Music Awards with 23 wins. On Wednesday (June 9th), she took home the Video of the Year for “Hallelujah” with John Legend. During her acceptance speech she thanked him, “John Legend, thank you for sending me this incredible song and agreeing to sing with me on it and making this incredible video that I am so proud of.” However, first, she thanked the fans. “Fans, thank you so much, fans. You guys, you are the reason we are all here doing what we do, doing what we love, making music videos.”
Hallelujah, Hallelujah! 🙌 Congratulations from @CMT and @SeeHerOfficial to @carrieunderwood and @johnlegend for winning Video of the Year at the 2021 #CMTAwards! #SeeHer Hear Her pic.twitter.com/UYveiFWfup
— CMT (@CMT) June 10, 2021
“Hallelujah” appears on Carrie’s holiday album, My Gift.
Carrie also turned in a gorgeous performance with NEEDTOBREATHE on the song “I Wanna Remember,” which was shot at the Bonnaroo Farm.