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This Is What the CMT Music Awards Looked Like in 2002

Trace Adkins Channeled His Inner Mini Me and Carrot Top Was Not Reba

Let’s take you back to June 12, 2002, when the CMT Music Awards were called the Flameworthy Awards and Kenny Chesney won video of the year.

  1. Actress Kathy Najimy was the host

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  2. Trace Adkins channeled his inner Mini Me with actor Verne J. Troyer

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  3. Carrot Top did not want to confuse anyone as he walked the red carpet

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  4. Brooks & Dunn won duo video of the year for “Only in America”

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  5. Rascal Flatts presented an award in their classic 2002 attire

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  6. Glen Campbell carried a torch

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  7. Brad Paisley won concept video of the year for “I’m Gonna Miss Her”

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  8. Chris Cagle and Gary Allan rocked their cowboy hats while presenting an award

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  9. The Dixie Chicks won the video visionary award

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  10. And Kenny Chesney won video of the year for “Young”

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Associate producer for CMT Digital who lives in Nashville, but grew up in a small Western New York town that prides itself on having more cows than people.