Transcript for CMA Awards 2012 Recap: Shelton, Lambert Win Big
highlights from the biggest night of the year in country music. Huge cheers there for blake shelton and wife, miranda lambert, winning an arm full of awards. Big, big night for them. And so many of the stars paying tribute to the victims of hurricane sandy. Take a look. Next song is dedicated to new york, new jersey, all our friends out there on the east coast. Reporter: Nashville opened up its heart last night, at the 46th annual cma awards. To everyone on the east coast, coping with so much tonight, we want you to know that we love you. Reporter: Country music's biggest stars. ♪ came out in force. ♪ Let's hear it for new york concrete jungle ♪ ♪ where dreams are made of ♪ Reporter: Tipping their cowboy hat in solidarity, with those suffering from this week's storm. The cma awards also celebrated the industry's best. Little big town, "ponto "chief," eric church. Reporter: And had a little fun. Five-time host, carrie underwood and brad paisley. Are they ever getting back together? Never. Never, ever? Like, never. Reporter: And breaking it down "gangnam style." And delivering a heartfelt shoutout to robin. Robin is at home. She's recovering from a bone marrow transplant. We look so forward to seeing her BACK AT THE CMAs, WHERE SHE Belongs, next year. Reporter: Two of the night's biggest winners, husband and wife crooners, blake shelton and miranda lambert. A shock, shelton was called back to the stage for the night's biggest award, entertainer of the year. I don't know how this happened. I freakin' love it. Reporter: But it was this tribute to willie nelson -- ♪ whisky river take my mind ♪ Reporter: That stole the show. ♪ With a good timing man ♪ Reporter: The living legend, presented with the cma lifetime achievement award. ♪ I can't wait to get on the
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