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Hunter Hayes

Louisiana born and raised singer Hunter Hayes, 20, strutted his stuff in a black-and-red ensemble. Hayes, who covered "Almost Paradise" with Victoria Justice for the 2011 remake of "Footloose," was up for the USA Weekend Breakthrough Video of the Year for his clip "Storm Warning."

2012 CMT Music Awards

Carrie Underwood, Jordin Sparks, Hayden Panettiere, and many more hit the red carpet at the 2012 CMT Music Awards in Nashville, Tennessee.