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Not everything about the 2012 CMA Awards worked. Is the future so bright that Eric Church has to wear shades and an eye-shielding ballcap? We're still trying to figure out what we think about the Love American Style production design for Faith Hill's "American Heart"... not to mention whether it's true that an American heart can't be broken. Laserium and 1975 called, and they both want the green lighting used during the Band Perry's song back. And did Jason Aldean, Zac Brown, Luke Bryan, Church, and Faith Hill all need 20 performance slots each?
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But there was plenty about the telecast that did strike us right. Here, in order of appearance, a dozen highlights, comedic and otherwise:
1. Carrie and Brad go "Gangnam Style." With a pun that good for a parody-song title, they almost didn't have to do anything else to sell it. But they did, with some seriously goofy, and good, hoofing.
2. The running joke—or running shame—of "motorboatin'."Read More »from Motorboatin’ Through the CMAs: The Show’s 12 Most Memorable Moments