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Watch: Keith Urban Cries In Emotional Acceptance Speech For CMAs Entertainer Of The Year

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Nov. 15 2018, Published 3:59 p.m. ET

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Keith Urban took home the Entertainer of the Year Award at the CMAs last night, November 14. The singer and wife Nicole Kidman got emotional before he went up to accept his award from pal Lionel Richie. Keep reading for more details and to watch his moving speech.

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Keith couldn’t contain his tears as he accepted the biggest award of the night. He kissed his wife and thanked her and their two daughters.

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It was a big night for him. He was up for three awards and also put on a firework-filled performance of his hit "Never Comin Down."

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He then closed the night with the biggest bang of them all: winning the Entertainer of the Year Award. His pal and American Idol co-judge, Lionel presented him with the honor.

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Wednesday night was the second time the 51-year-old won the award. He was also named Entertainer of the Year back in 2005.

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He wasn't the only one in tears. His supportive wife rubbed his back and said, "I love you so much" as she kissed him before he went up to the stage. She cried throughout his speech too. It reminded fans of her emotional display when she thanked him at the Golden Globes in January after she won for Big Little Lies. The pair then shared their joy after the show in a video posted on the crooner's Instagram account. He captioned it "THANK YOU!!! #CMAawards".

"Thank you, thank you so much baby girl, I love you so much. I'm beyond shocked," Keith cried. Watch the video above to see his emotional speech.

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What do you think of Keith's big night? Sound off in the comments.

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