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CMT Music Awards 2015’s 13 Best and Worst Moments

From show-stopping performances to ill-advised dance moves, the water cooler bits from country’s wildest show

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Keith Urban was a highlight of the 2015 CMT Music Awards.

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There was the expected — Carrie Underwood reigns supreme; Florida Georgia Line set fire to things — but there were more unexpected moments at the CMT Music Awards this year than arguably ever before. Keith Urban plays a mean bass — who knew? Lady Antebellum have an EDM affinity? Rick Springfield plays for tips on the streets of downtown Nashville? Whether you loved or loathed Wednesday's show, it probably kept you on the edge of your seat, wondering what praiseworthy and cringeworthy moments were coming next. Here are the 13 moments from the 2015 CMT extravaganza that are still provoking smiles —and eye rolls — today.


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