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See The Can't Miss Backstage Moments From The CMT Music Awards

See moments from Kelsea Ballerini, Mickey Guyton, Kane Brown, Blanco Brown and more

Last night's CMT Music Awards were star-studded--both onstage and off. Between performances and awards presentations, artists took the time to catch up and hang out. Kelsea Ballerini was ecstatic to meet music legend Gladys Knight. Mickey Guyton and Little Big Town's Kimberly Schlapman had a joyous reunion. An injured foot didn't stop Lindsay Ell from living her best life, as she not only performed on the show, but hung out with her fellow artists backstage.

Below, get a glimpse of some the moments you didn't see onstage at last night's CMT Music Awards.

Mickey Guyton, Gladys Knight and Kelsea Ballerini

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE - JUNE 09: EDITORS NOTE: Image has been processed using digital filters: Mickey Guyton, Gladys Knight and Kelsea Ballerini attend the 2021 CMT Music Awards at Bridgestone Arena on June 09, 2021 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Shearer/2021 CMT Awards/Getty Images for CMT)

Trio Lady A gears up to take the stage

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE - JUNE 09: (L-R) Charles Kelley, Hillary Scott and Dave Haywood of musical group Lady A attend the 2021 CMT Music Awards at Bridgestone Arena on June 09, 2021 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Shearer/2021 CMT Awards/Getty Images for CMT)

An injury didn't stop Lindsay Ell having the most fun backstage

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE - JUNE 09: EDITORS NOTE: Image has been processed using digital filters: Lindsay Ell attends the 2021 CMT Music Awards at Bridgestone Arena on June 09, 2021 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Shearer/2021 CMT Awards/Getty Images for CMT)

Mickey Guyton and Gladys Knight share a joyous moment backstage

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE - JUNE 09: EDITORS NOTE: Image has been processed using digital filters: Mickey Guyton and Gladys Knight attend the 2021 CMT Music Awards at Bridgestone Arena on June 09, 2021 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Shearer/2021 CMT Awards/Getty Images for CMT)

Kane Brown and Breland catch up backstage

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE - JUNE 09: EDITORS NOTE: Image has been processed using digital filters: Kane Brown and Breland attend the 2021 CMT Music Awards at Bridgestone Arena on June 09, 2021 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Shearer/2021 CMT Awards/Getty Images for CMT)

CMT Music Awards co-hosts Kelsea Ballerini and Kane Brown bring the attitude backstage

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE - JUNE 09: EDITORS NOTE: Image has been processed using digital filters: Kelsea Ballerini and Kane Brown attend the 2021 CMT Music Awards at Bridgestone Arena on June 09, 2021 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Shearer/2021 CMT Awards/Getty Images for CMT)

Thomas Rhett readies for his performance at the CMT Music Awards

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE - JUNE 09: EDITORS NOTE: Image has been processed using digital filters: Thomas Rhett attends the 2021 CMT Music Awards at Bridgestone Arena on June 09, 2021 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Shearer/2021 CMT Awards/Getty Images for CMT)

Blanco Brown enters the backstage area at the CMT Music Awards

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE - JUNE 09: EDITORS NOTE: Image has been processed using digital filters. Blanco Brown attends the 2021 CMT Music Awards at Bridgestone Arena on June 09, 2021 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Shearer/2021 CMT Awards/Getty Images for CMT)

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