The CMT Music Awards are, each year, an excuse for the country music community to cut loose before the CMA Music Festival begins. This year was no exception, with a number of the genre's biggest stars showing up to Bridgestone Arena for the party on Wednesday night (June 6).

At the 2018 CMT Music Awards, Carrie UnderwoodFlorida Georgia Line and Jason Aldean received the most nominations; each act was up for four awards apiece. A full list of nominees and winners is available here.

Performance-wise, meanwhile, Dierks BentleyDan + ShayJason AldeanLuke BryanSam Hunt and many more were on the docket. A full list of the night's performance is available here.

Flip through the photo gallery above to see all of the fun at the 2018 CMT Music Awards.