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Every Time Little Big Town Rocked the CMT Music Awards

A Gallery of the Best Little Big Moments

What makes a good awards show host? If it's showing up year after year for 13 years, and being outspoken ambassadors for the country music, then it's no wonder Little Big Town scored this gig.

The band returns to host the 2019 CMT Music Awards on June 5 at 8 p.m. ET on CMT, and everyone is more than ready for this. In 2006, the world was just getting to know Karen Fairchild, Jimi Westbrook, Kimberly Schlapman and Phillip Sweet as the four singers behind the infectious breakout hit "Boondocks." And that very same year, Little Big Town took their entry-level place on one of CMT's outdoor stages.

And then fast forward to 2017, when they performed their bittersweet ballad "When Someone Stops Loving You" and also took home the group video of the year award for "Better Man."

The group made it rain pink confetti when they kicked off last year's show with the performance debut of "Summer Fever."

So all in all, that makes 13 times they've graced our CMT Music Awards with their presence. Here's a look back at all the times Little Big Town was here for us.

2006 CMT Music Awards Block Party

The band played for their newly formed fan base at an outdoor stage for the CMT Music Awards Block Party.

2007 CMT Music Awards red carpet

In 2007, Little Big Town took one of their first walks down the CMT Music Awards red carpet before the show started.

2008 CMT Music Awards with Sugarland and Jake Owen

The band took the main stage for a collaboration with Sugarland and Jake Owen. The artists had all hit the road together as part of the CMT on Tour that year.

2009 CMT Music Awards afterparty

Fairchild and Schlapman had a chance to stick around for the swanky wrap party.

2010 CMT Music Awards with Jamey Johnson

The band took the stage with Jamey Johnson in 2010 to be part of his "Macon."

2011 CMT Music Awards

Musicians Phillip Sweet, Karen Fairchild, Kimberly Schlapman, and Jimi Westbrook of Little Big Town Speak on stage at the 2011 CMT Music Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on June 8, 2011 in Nashville, Tennessee.

The band was there for us again in 2011, hitting the side stage during the live broadcast.

2012 CMT Music Awards

NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 06: Philip Sweet, Kimberly Schlapman, Karen Fairchild, and Jimi Westbrook from Little Big Town perform during the 2012 CMT Music awards at the Bridgestone Arena on June 6, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by FilmMagic/FilmMagic)

Little Big Town arrived onstage atop a deck boat to premiere their summertime anthem and what became their first No. 1, "Pontoon."

2013 CMT Music Awards

NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 05: Little Big Town perform during the 2013 CMT Music awards at the Bridgestone Arena on June 5, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/WireImage)

The band joined Keith Urban in 2013 for a highly-anticipated cover of Fleetwood Mac's "The Chain."

2014 CMT Music Awards

NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 04: Little Big Town perform onstage during the 2014 CMT Music awards at the Bridgestone Arena on June 4, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Mike Coppola/WireImage)

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NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 04: (L-R) Philip Sweet, Kimberly Schlapman, Karen Fairchild and Jimi Westbrook of Little Big Town attend the 2014 CMT Music Awards at Bridgestone Arena on June 4, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for CMT)

It was a complete white out for Little Big Town. All four band members wore white and played white instruments. That is, until the colorful paint started to wash over them during their premiere of "Day Drinking."

2015 CMT Music Awards

The year they celebrated the 10th anniversary of their breakout hit "Boondocks," the band walked the CMT Music Awards red carpet like the pros they are.

2016 CMT Music Awards

Little Big Town closed the show with Pharrell Williams, singing the song they all wrote together, "One Dance."

2017 CMT Music Awards

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NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 07: (L-R) Kimberly Schlapman, Jimi Westbrook, Karen Fairchild and Phillip Sweet of Little Big Town perform onstage at the 2017 CMT Music Awards at the Music City Center on June 7, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by J. Merritt/FilmMagic)

Little Big Town delivered a moving rendition of "When Someone Stops Loving You."

2018 CMT Music Awards

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NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 06: (L-R) Jimi Westbrook, Karen Fairchild, Kimberly Schlapman and Philip Sweet of musical group Little Big Town attends the 2018 CMT Music Awards at Bridgestone Arena on June 6, 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images for CMT)

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NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 06: Little Big Town performs onstage at the 2018 CMT Music Awards at Bridgestone Arena on June 6, 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images for CMT)

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NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 06: (L-R) Jimi Westbrook, Karen Fairchild, Kimberly Schlapman and Philip Sweet of Little Big Town accept an award onstage at 2018 CMT Music Awards at Bridgestone Arena on June 6, 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images for CMT)

Voting to determine the winners in each category continues through June 4 at 11:59 p.m. ET via CMT.com. The final nominees will be announced the morning of the show on June 5 and voting will continue through the show on CMT.com and via Twitter.

Little Big Town head to the show with a nomination for group video of the year for "Summer Fever."

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