Keith Urban Washington, June 17: Taylor Swift has become the reigning queen of country music, after landing the top honour at the CMT Awards in Nashville, Tennessee on Tuesday.
The singer bagged the most prestigious prize of the night by scooping the award for Best Video for her single ‘Love Story’.
She was also handed the Best Female Video honour for the same song, and she paid tribute to her loyal supporters as she came on stage for her award.
“Thank you to the fans that come out to my shows and spend such hard work making these amazing scrapbooks and writing me letters. Reading your letters and reading your MySpace comments, anytime I have a bad day, you make those days good,” Contactmusic quoted her as saying to the crowd,
Brad Paisley won the best Male Video category for ‘Waitin’ on a Woman’, and also took home a trophy for his duet with Keith Urban.
Paisley and Urban’s ‘Start a Band’ song was named Collaborative Video of the Year.
Rascal Flatts scooped Group Video of the Year for ‘Every Day’ and Sugaland were named Duo of the Year, for their hit ‘All I Want to Do’.
The performers for the night included Swift, Paisley, Toby Keith, Sugarland, Keith Urban and Rascal Flatts.