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MANHATTAN, KS - JUNE 23: Singer/Songwriter Brantley Gilbert performs during the 2012 Country Stampede - Day 3 at Tuttle Creek State Park on June 23, 2012 in Manhattan, Kansas. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

Flashback: 6 years ago this month…the CMT Music Awards at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville

Brantley Gilbert, introduced by pro wrestling hall of famer, Stone Cold Steve Austin, takes the stage to perform his #1 hit, “Bottom’s Up.” And it was… in the air!

Brantley brought down the house with his rowdy rendition of his signature hit. The crowd went wild when he did a backflip off the drum riser during the instrumental break in the song. Hmmm, wonder if Steve Austin had any influence or gave some pointers to Brantley that night.

Take a look (you can fast forward to about 2:00 in to get to the flip)


Brantley Gilbert Bottoms Up

Brantley Gilbert performing Bottoms Up at the CMT Awards 2014

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