But the awards show said the pioneering singer tested negative after returning home.
Country queen Kacey Musgraves took home the night's top prize for her album "Golden Hour."
Eric Church, Maren Morris and Brothers Osborne also honored the victims from the Manchester bombing.
The brightest stars of country music came out to celebrate.
Songwriting can be difficult, she says, unlike it is portrayed on the CMT hit TV show, "Nashville." Living in a small town
Larkin Poe's Rebecca Lovell (left) and Megan Lovell (right) with Elvis Costello. Having caught his act a couple of times
The holidays are upon us! And what better way to end the year than with family, friends, and some great live music. Here
Cue Maren Morris' grand entrance, front and center as the sonic summer's savior with Hero, an adrenaline rush of a record