CMT Sets Ratings Record With Music Awards Show6/11/2010 4:29 PM Eastern
CMT's June 9 premiere of the 2010 CMT Music Awards set a network viewership record for an awards event, drawing 3 million viewers.
The show, hosted by Kid Rock, also averaged 1.42 million viewers in the network's key 18-49 demo, up 19% over last year's event, according to network officials.
American Idol alum Underwood won top honors during the show, taking home both the Video Of The Year award and the CMT Performance Of The Year Award. Lady Antebellum (pictured) took home honors for top group video, while Lambert and Urban won best female and male video awards respectively.