• STRING IT ALONG
 photo | Brad Paisley

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Published: Monday June 11, 2012 16:00 PM EDT

2012

STRING IT ALONG

Brad Paisley – who shared a Collaborative Video of the Year CMT Music Award with Carrie Underwood – digs into his axe before closing out the show on Thursday. "I love country music because it's real music for real people," he said before performing "This Is Country Music."