2018 CMT Music Awards Announce Performance Of The Year Winner

Every year the CMT Music Awards takes over the world of country music and honors the best and most-beloved videos and performances that have happened in the last year. It’s all based on fan votes, so it’s purely decided on what the country music community feels is deserving!

During the 2018 CMT Music Awards show, they revealed the nominees for Performance Of The Year – and boy was that list filled with big names and killer performances!

Nominees were as follows:

CMT Performance of the Year

From 2017 CMT Artists of the Year
“Stand Up For Something”
Andra Day, Common, Little Big Town, Lee Ann Womack and Danielle Bradbery

From CMT Crossroads
Backstreet Boys and Florida Georgia Line

From 2017 CMT Music Awards
“Midnight Rider”
Charles Kelley, Jason Aldean, Darius Rucker and Derek Trucks

From CMT Crossroads
Earth, Wind & Fire and Lady Antebellum

From 2017 CMT Artists of the Year
“I Won’t Back Down”
Jason Aldean, Keith Urban, Chris Stapleton and Little Big Town

From 2017 CMT Music Awards
“The Fighter”
Keith Urban feat. Carrie Underwood

While so many great performances (even some from last year’s CMT Music Awards) were nominated, only one could take home the top honors for this award!

After much fanfare and celebration of the nominees, it was announced that Backstreet Boys and Florida Georgia Line had won!!

During their unforgettable rendition of “Everybody” during their CMT Crossroads performance, all of these talented musicians brought world-class entertainment to the stage and left the entire audience cheering!

Watch a performance from their CMT Crossroads episode below and let us know what you think!