Millions of people make Carrie Underwood’s career go around — and that obviously
includes the multitude of fans who voted “Blown Away” as video
of the year at the 2013 CMT Music Awards on Wednesday night (June 5) in
Of course, Underwood launched her country career with “Jesus,
Take the Wheel” and still records spiritually-laced songs like “Temporary
Home” and her new single, “See
You Again.” So it shouldn’t surprise anyone that her acceptance speech began with words of gratitude to God.
the good Lord has been very good to me — well, all of us in this room, for a long time,” she told the fans. “First and foremost,
I’d like to just thank Him for our love of music.”
Underwood also praised Randi St. Nicholas, the video’s director.
St. Nicholas is an extremely talented director, and I am so lucky that I got to work with her,” she said. “We put our
brains together and came up with a video that I’m really proud of. She’s amazing.”
With her radiant smile, the singer
added, “My husband, it’s his birthday! So, I got you a present! My fan club members and all the people here in town for CMA Music Fest awesomeness — and the fans — thank you so much! CMT, thank
you! God bless you guys. You’re amazing. I don’t deserve this. Thank you.”
Of course, Carrie Underwood does
deserve the award — and that’s because the fans voted. And there’s no doubt that we will indeed see her again.