Carrie Underwood is actually the queen of country music.
The 35-year-old singer took home the Female Video of the Year award for her song “The Champion” at the 2018 CMT Music Awards at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee, on Wednesday night. The award marks Underwood’s 18th win, solidifying her record as the most-awarded artist in CMT Awards history.
“Thank you so much. First as well as foremost thank you God for all of us who are lucky enough to sit over here as well as we get to do what we get to do,” the American Idol alum expressed while onstage wearing a silver shimmering jumpsuit. “as well as thank you God for you guys, the fans. Thank you CMT, thank you, everybody.”
“Thank you Ludacris for wanting to inspire,” she continued. “This particular took a whole team of people to put all of This particular stuff together for the video. Thank you all so much. as well as thank you to the normal people as well as the heroes who were inside video for just doing what you do as well as allowing us to share your story with the globe.”
Prior to accepting her award, Underwood gave an emotional performance of her latest single, “Cry Pretty.” The singer looked stunning in a black sparkly body suit with silver as well as black fringes as well as continued her makeup trend of glitter tears under her eyes.
In April, Underwood made her return to the stage for the 1st time since her fall outside her home last November when she performed her single at the ACM Awards. Since then, the singer has had multiple interviews where she’s opened up about her scary accident as well as how she was scared to return to the public eye.
Watch the video below to hear what she shared.