CMT Performance of the Year | Category consists of musical performances on a television show, series or variety special on CMT. Honor is awarded to the artist.
"I want to say thanks to my husband, who is a co-writer on that song. I appreciate you guys so much." -- Miranda Lambert
CMT Performance of the Year Winner
CMT Performance of the Year Winner

Dierks Bentley

"5-1-5-0" (From CMT Unplugged)

Eric Church

"Homeboy (From 2012 CMT Artists of the Year)"

Luke Bryan and Ryan Tedder

"Drunk On You/Feel Again (From 2012 CMT Artists of the Year)"