The CMT Music Awards were established way back in 2002 as a fan-voted awards show for country music videos and television performances. This year, the awards ceremony was held last Monday in Nashville, Tennessee.

The former "American Idol" finalist, Kellie Pickler swept three awards-- breakthrough video, performance of the year and tearjerker video for her "I Wonder" song. Meanwhile, Taylor Swift got the night's top honor, video of the year for "Our Song," and top female video.

Keith Urban kicked off the show with "Raise the Barn" featuring special guests Brooks & Dunn. The show was hosted by Billy Ray Cyrus and his daughter, Miley Cyrus, who also performed their recent hit, "Ready, Set, Don't Go."

Some artist also appeared on the show such as Snoop Dogg, Bobby Brown, Timothy B. Schmit, Joe Walsh and Paula Abdul.

A list of winners at the Country Music Television awards:

— Video of the year: Taylor Swift, "Our Song."
— Male video: Trace Adkins, "I Got My Game On."
— Female video: Taylor Swift, "Our Song."
— Group video: Rascal Flatts, "Take Me There."
— Duo video: Sugarland, "Stay."
— Breakthrough video: Kellie Pickler, "I Wonder."
— Collaborative video: Bon Jovi featuring LeAnn Rimes, "Till We Ain't Strangers Anymore."
— Performance of the year: Kellie Pickler, "I Wonder" from 41st Annual CMA Awards.
— Supporting character of the year: Rodney Carrington from Trace Adkins' "I Got My Game On."
— Wide open country video: Alison Krauss and Robert Plant, "Gone, Gone, Gone (Done Moved On)."
— Tearjerker video: Kellie Pickler, "I Wonder."
— Comedy video: Brad Paisley, "Online."
— Video director: Michael Salomon for Toby Keith's "High Maintenance Woman" and Trace Adkins' "I Got My Game On."

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