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What’s Inside This Year's Gift Bags

The artists, presenters and performers at the 2016 CMT Music Awards on Wednesday (June 8) never leave the show empty handed. Because even if they don’t take home a trophy, they take home swag.

So much swag, in fact, it won’t even fit in one bag.

And this is really, really impressive swag, most of which is inside a buttery soft Mamuye Tote bag. There’s a high-end TYME styling iron that works like a flat iron and a curling iron, a pair of healthy chemical AILA nail polishes, a Corkcicle tumbler that keeps drinks cold for nine hours (a must in the heat of CMA Fest week), a robust bottle of Crown Royal whisky, bourbon-infused Northern White Birch toothpicks, a Filson logger mesh cap, an American Airlines Mophie phone case for the busiest smartphone users — and a Draper James case from Reese Witherspoon for the most stylish smartphone users.

Even Carrie Underwood’s Calia brand has a workout headband in the bag, which would come in very handy when working off the box of Bourbon Nib Brittle from Olive & Sinclair.

The tiniest thing in the bag(s) is a Hisy wireless smartphone camera remote, so you can take perfect selfies even if you don’t have long arms.

And that is literally not even the half of it. The gifts also include:

Arthur George statement socks from Robert Kardashian’s line
Twisted J T-shirt from the Texas boutique
Seraphine Design mixed stone bracelet
Brooke Worthington jewelry
Amano Studio gold-star cluster earrings
Oilio e Osso lips/face/body balm
Little Barn Apothecary body mist
Little Seed Farm elasticity serum
J. R. Watkins hand cream
Aveeno Active Naturals lotion
Thistle Farms lavender lotion
Los Pablanos lavender mist
Two Roast coffee
Grounds & Hounds coffee
Walker Feed Co. cocktail mixer
Barsmith cocktail mixer
The Willow Tree’s handmade bar cutting board
Juice Plus water bottle, workout towel and Juice + bar
Nature’s Bakery fig bars
Shotwell bourbon-infused Celtic-salted caramels
Walter Creek gourmet caramels
Nashville Jam Company Strawberry Jalapeno Jam
Papyrus greeting cards
Sugarboo Designs gift pack
Southern Firefly Candle Co. natural soy candle
You’re Invited Nashville candle
Linnea’s Lights small-batch candle
In Blue Handmade leather luggae tag
LuMee phone case with front-facing LED lights

Alison makes her living loving country music. She's based in Chicago, but she's always leaving her heart in Nashville.