This video is a tribute to the late country singer Toby Keith at the 2024 CMT Music Awards. Toby Keith’s family, including his children Shelly, Crystal, and Stellin, were all in attendance for the special moment.

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The tribute began with a touching speech by Toby Keith’s longtime friend, baseball star Roger Clemens. Brooks & Dunn followed with a rendition of Toby’s songs “Should’ve Been a Cowboy”, “Run Rope and Ride”, “Where the Wild Wind Blows”, and “My Pony”.

Sammy Hagar also took the stage to honor Toby Keith with “I Love This Bar”, a song he said they loved singing together. Lany Wilson rounded out the tribute with her take on Toby Keith’s song “How Do You Like Me Now?”.

Throughout the tribute, the crowd held up red Solo cups in homage to Toby Keith’s hit song “Red Solo Cup”. The video ends with the crowd chanting “whiskey for my men, beer for my horses” and raising their red Solo cups for Toby Keith.

What is CMT Music Awards Tribute

The most recent CMT Music Awards Tribute was held on April 7th, 2024, during the awards ceremony itself, and honored the late country music legend Toby Keith.

Here are some details about the tribute:

  • Country Stars Take the Stage: Big names in country music like Brooks & Dunn, Lainey Wilson, and even Sammy Hagar came together to perform a medley of Keith’s hits. Keith’s band backed them up for the performance.
  • Emotional Performance: The tribute was a tearjerker, with Keith’s family in the audience visibly moved by the performances.
  • Celebration of a Legend: The medley included Keith’s iconic songs like “Should’ve Been a Cowboy,” which Brooks & Dunn delivered with a powerful rendition.
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