FANS RANK CARRIE UNDERWOOD’S “BEFORE HE CHEATS” AS THE #1 VIDEO OF THE DECADE IN CMT.COM POLL
NASHVILLE – January 29, 2010 – The votes are in and fans have crowned Carrie Underwood’s “Before He Cheats” as the top video of the decade in an online poll at CMT.com. Rounding out the top five in the web survey are Trace Adkins’ “Honky Tonk Badonkadonk,” Toby Keith’s “How Do You Like Me Now?” Sugarland’s “Stay” and Kid Rock’s “All Summer Long.”
Fans were presented with a list of the top 50 videos from the past decade, and then ranked their favorites at CMT.com. The list of contenders were based on video viewing, including CMT TOP 20 COUNTDOWN airplay and viewer voting, airplay during CMT music video hours and on CMT Pure, viewing of on-demand videos, streams and New Video Voting on CMT.com and views on CMT Mobile.
The top 10 videos of the year follow. For a full list, visit CMT.com.
1) Carrie Underwood – "Before He Cheats"
2) Trace Adkins – "Honky Tonk Badonkadonk"
3) Toby Keith – "How Do You Like Me Now?"
4) Sugarland – "Stay"
5) Kid Rock – "All Summer Long"
6) Brad Paisley – "Whiskey Lullaby"
7) Tim McGraw – "Live Like You Were Dying"
8) Taylor Swift – "Love Story"
9) Miranda Lambert – "Kerosene"
10) Rascal Flatts – "What Hurts The Most"
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