“I told Gwen when I saw who the other nominees were in our category, I was like, ‘That would’ve been cool, but I don’t know what our chance of beating Justin Bieber are,'” Shelton said. “But here we are”
Gwen Stefani is a first-time CMT Music Award winner! The singer added one more trophy to her shelf during Wednesday’s awards ceremony in Nashville, Tennessee.
Stefani and boyfriend Blake Shelton took home the award for Collaborative Video of the Year for their “Nobody Like You” music video.
“This is absolutely unbelievable,” Shelton began after hugging Stefani. “First of all, thank you Gwen Stefani.”
“Thank you!” Stefani responded. “My gosh. I can’t believe it. Country music! What is happening to my life?”
The couple beat out Carly Pearce and Lee Brice’s “I Hope You’re Happy Now,” Dan + Shay and Justin Bieber’s “10,000 Hours,” Kane Brown and Nelly’s “Cool Again,” Marshmello and Kane Brown’s “One Thing Right” and Thomas Rhett and Jon Pardi’s “Beer Can’t Fix.”