30 CMT Awards Throwbacks, Y'all

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With the 2017 CMT Awards tonight, we thought we’d look back at some of the coolest throwbacks of CMT Awards past. Remember when Adele and Darius Rucker covered Lady Antebellum? How about Sheryl Crow and Kid Rock’s “Picture”? Or when Paula Deen got a little handsy with “The Situation’s” abs? Relive 30 of the most memorable moments below — and don’t forget to tune in to watch tonight!

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Adele and Darius Rucker brought the house down with their cover of Lady A’s “Need You Now.”

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Look at those rose-gold sunglasses on Kenny Chesney. They kind of match his sun-kissed skin.

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Long live Keith Urban’s blonde highlights.

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Back when Camila was still in the group, 5H shined in white at the CMT Awards.

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“Picture” will forever be one of the greatest duets of the ‘00s.

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Queen Reba can do no wrong. After all, she’s a “Survivor.”

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It’s been 11 years since the 2006 CMT Awards, and Carrie Underwood looks exactly the same. Which is to say, radiant as always.

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These guys are going to duet this year — so get ready.

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TSwift looked radiant in her sparkly dress and soft, golden curls. What a lovely Taylor era.

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If anyone can put on a killer guitar collab, it’s John Mayer and Keith Urban.

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Kid Rock and Hayley Williams sure are an odd pairing, but when at the CMT Awards...

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LBT looks extra festive with all those sparklin’ lights.

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Paula better have slapped some butter on those abs.

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This… this happened.

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The “Different for Girls” collaborators rocked the red carpet.

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LeAnn Rimes rocked it out in a mixed-pattern dress (leopard print and floral) that only she could pull off — and she did.

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Julianne Hough’s blue eyes sparkled in that yellow sequined gown.

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We spy with our little eye… Taylor Swift, Zac Brown, Carrie Underwood, Jason Aldean, Lady Antebellum, and so much more...

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Remember when Brittany Snow and Erin Andrews hosted the 2015 CMT Awards?

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Like father, like daughter.

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For some reason, we’re getting “Star Trek” vibes here. “Star Trek: Country” vibes that is...

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One of our fave celeb couples made a night of it at the CMT Awards, and we especially can’t get over Kristen’s gold sparkly dress. Sooo country.

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Baby Biebs and Lauren Alaina — it’s like looking through a yearbook!

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The camo was real with Pharrell.

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COUNTRY MUSIC QUEENS.

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These two came out to perform “Dirt Road Anthem.”

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The “Nashville” star and actual country star hammed it up with a couple of rock hands at the 2012 CMT Awards.

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Jordin Sparks gave a playful wave in a sweet and flirty off-the-shoulder dress.

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Kellie Pickler brought a wounded Marine with her to the CMT Awards one year, and he brought along his service dog. All in all, an incredibly touching moment.

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Did Billy Ray score some hair tips from Cassadee Pope? Or maybe she admired his honey highlights. Either way, there is some gorgeous hair happening here.

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