The star-studded iHeartRadio Music Awards took place last night and Thomas Rhett walked away a big winner! Thomas nabbed the coveted Country Artist of the Year trophy, and went on to thank his pregnant wife, noting, "This is our unborn daughter's first awards show, so that's pretty rad."
Thomas also performed, recreating the video for “Star of the Show,” with him walking the red carpet while dancers performed around him.
Also Chris Stapleton nabbed Country Album of the Year for “Traveller” and Dierks Bentley picked up Country Song of the Year for “Somewhere on the Beach.” For a complete recap of last night's show click here.
2017 iHeartRadio Music Awards Click here for a complete list
Country Artist of the Year
- Carrie Underwood
- Jason Aldean
- Keith Urban
- Luke Bryan
- Thomas Rhett - WINNER
Country Song of the Year
- “Church Bells” – Carrie Underwood
- “Snapback” – Old Dominion
- “Somewhere On A Beach” – Dierks Bentley - WINNER
- “T-Shirt” – Thomas Rhett
- “You Should Be Here” – Cole Swindell
Country Album of the Year
“Traveller” – Chris Stapleton – WINNER
Best New Country Artist: (New Category)
Kelsea Ballerini - WINNER
Source: Dr. Dave's Ultimate Prep