20 Incredible Photos from the 2008 CMT Awards You Probably Forgot Existed
Jewel was ready to slay in a short lacy dress.
The country crooner (he's hardly aged!) flashed his mega-watt smile before heading inside.
JENNIFER NETTLES, KRISTIAN BUSH, BRAD PAISLEY & KIMBERLY WILLIAMS
The foursome geared up for a night of country music and many laughs (which seemingly began on the red carpet).
KEITH URBAN & NICOLE KIDMAN
Proud parents-to-be! Urban, who performed that night, sweetly embraced his pregnant wife's growing baby bump. They welcomed daughter Sunday Rose that July.
TAYLOR SWIFT, TIM MCGRAW & FAITH HILL
How's this for a sweet family photo? Swift joined her mentors and former tourmates backstage at the CMT Awards.
MIRANDA LAMBERT & BLAKE SHELTON
Back when they were one of country music's hottest power couples, Shelton and Lambert cozied up to each other.
Underwood was caught cheesing in a candid moment.
Rimes got a leg up with her statement-making dress.
DIANA DEGARMO, MAUREEN MCCORMICK, JOHN RICH, BOBBY BROWN & SISQO
What a group! The Gone Country stars excitedly called CMT Award winner Brad Paisley to the stage.
The American Idol judge shined bright in her bejeweled gown.
BILLY RAY & MILEY CYRUS
The father-daughter pair served as the night's co-hosts.
The singer smiled for photographers as she had her picture taken.
TAYLOR SWIFT & SNOOP DOGG
A decade before releasing Reputation, Swift was in the midst of perfecting her signature surprised expression — this time, while posing alongside the calm and collected rapper.
FAITH HILL & TIM MCGRAW
Not a believer in true love? Please, let this dreamy shot from the duo's "I Need You" performance convince you otherwise.
ROSSI MORREALE & NAOMI JUDD
The stars took the stage to present an award.
KEITH URBAN, NICOLE KIDMAN & JASON ALDEAN
The trio posed backstage for this star-studded photo.
Bow down! The legendary country music artist headed to the stage as a presenter.
ALISON KRAUSS & ROBERT PLANT
The artists proudly held up their CMT Awards in the press room following their big win for the song "Gone Gone Gone."
"Are you serious? I can't even believe this," the country crooner said after nabbing a win for best female video for "Our Song."
Jackson kept the audience captivated during his performance.