The CMT Awards’ big winner was Carrie Underwood, in attendance with her husband of almost two years, Mike Fisher. The songbird gave Miley and Liam some sage advice. “If you can be engaged for a while, plan everything slow and take your first couple of years just to really hang out.”
Denise Richards expressed her congratulations, and said age doesn’t matter when you want to be with someone. “My parents got married at 17 and 21 and stayed married.”
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“Extra” special correspondent Alecia Davis headed to Nashville to talk with the stars at the 2012 CMT Awards, who offered congratulations to newly engaged couple Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth.