Winners Announced From 7th Annual CMC Music Awards

24 March 2017 | 10:57 am | Staff Writer

Travis Collins tied Keith Urban with three wins

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Hosted by Morgan Evans, the 7th annual CMC Music Awards aired last night from the Gold Coast.

It was a big night for rising Australian country music star
Travis Collins
and Australia’s biggest country music export
Keith Urban
, both cleaning up with three awards. Collins, who performed his single
Call Me Crazy
took home Male Artist of the Year, Australian Video of the Year and Australian Artist of the Year. Urban took out all three international awards - International Artist Of The Year, International Video Of The Year and ARIA Highest Selling International Album Of The Year for
, the four-time Grammy winner accepting the awards via a video speech.

Lee Kernaghan, whose The 25th Anniversary Album is set for release today, was honoured with the Hall Of Fame Award for his impact on Australian country music. Adam Brand, Catherine Britt, Jasmine Rae, Travis Collins, Christie Lamb, Caitlyn Shadbolt and The Wolfe Bros performed a medley of Kernaghan’s biggest hits.

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The McClymonts
, who performed their new single
, were awarded Group/Duo of the Year, Western Australian singer-songwriter
Chelsea Basham
took out Female Australian Artist Of The Year and Tallimba’s
Fanny Lumsden
won New Australian Artist Of The Year.

American group Little Big Town performed their Taylor Swift-penned single Better Man, while Troy Cassar-Dayley and Craig Campbell covered Johnny Cash's Long Black Veil and Kernaghan ended the show with a performance of Outback Club Reunion.