Carrie Underwood won big at the 2020 CMT Music Awards, taking home the video of the year and best female video awards. This marked her 22nd win at the award show, setting a record. Taylor Swift also made an appearance and presented an award that she had won more than a decade ago. The show, which was the first since the COVID-19 pandemic, featured pre-taped performances and was hosted by Ashley McBryde, Kane Brown, and Sarah Hyland. Other winners included Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani, Dan + Shay, and Luke Bryan. Jennifer Nettles received the inaugural CMT Equal Play Award for her advocacy in the music industry.