04:39 AM EDT 03/19/2015
Originally posted 06/04/2014 11:05PM
In her opening monologue at Wednesday night's CMT Music Awards, host Kristen Bell dedicated a song to the two hottest accessories among the sexy men of country music: belt buckles and moose knuckles, a term we will not even try to explain. (Click the link if you're curious.)
A list of the best moose knuckles of the CMT Awards would be inappropriate, but the best belt buckles? Yeah, that's doable. (It also happens to be the mold for the night's award.)
And if your eyes should wander south … well, don't say we didn't warn you.
Check out the dudes keepin' it country with their big belt buckles below. Who wore it best? That's what our grades are here to tell you.
Originally posted 06/04/2014 10:50PM
Country's biggest stars came together for a night of making music and celebrating success at the 2014 CMT Music Awards.
Originally posted 06/04/2014 10:45PM
Little Big Town had better hope these colors don't run.
Originally posted 06/04/2014 08:50PM
Looks like we finally know who that one Luke Bryan song was written for.
Originally posted 06/04/2014 08:30PM
Jay Z and Solange have nothing on the CMT Awards.
Originally posted 06/04/2014 07:30PM
Dierks Bentley is really serious about this "Drunk on a Plane" thing.
To promote his latest single, the country superstar arrived at the red carpet of Wednesday night's CMT Music Awards dressed as a pilot from the song's hilarious music video.
Originally posted 06/04/2014 07:00AM
Like peanut butter and jelly or, say, the Internet and cat videos, country music and major hair just go together.
And while today's crop of Nashville regulars put plenty of time (read: hairspray) into their dos, we'd really like to see these singers return to the genre's roots (pun intended).
Ahead of Wednesday's CMT Music Awards, we're playing stylist for the female video of the year nominees to imagine what they'd look like rocking the styles and, more importantly, hair of yesteryear.
Originally posted 05/29/2014 12:05PM
Katy Perry has worked with Snoop Dogg, Juicy J and her ex-boyfriend John Mayer. Now she's multiplying the girl power by teaming up with country sensation Kacey Musgraves for a whole night of duets – and PEOPLE has an exclusive sneak peek!
Originally posted 05/27/2014 11:00AM
Music City is going to rock just a little bit harder on June 4, when the CMT Music Awards come to town.
This year's awards show, which will be broadcast live from Nashville's Bridgestone Arena, will feature performances by Keith Urban, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town, Dierks Bentley and Jennifer Nettles.
They will be performing in addition to previously announced country superstars including Blake Shelton, Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line, and Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood, who will perform their duet "Something Bad."
Brantley Gilbert, Hunter Hayes, Kacey Musgraves, Jake Owen and Lee Ann Womack have also been added to the list of performers.
Lambert leads the field with six nominations, and fans can vote for their favorites at CMT.com.
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