Matt Mason was crowned CMT’s Next Superstar during the show’s season finale on Friday night. Matt and runner-up Steven Clawson kicked off the Friday night finale with a mixture of Johnny Cash and Elvis Presley classics. Winning the competition gets Matt a recording contract with Warner Music Nashville, and he will be hitting the road this summer with headliner Luke Bryan for CMT On Tour. Matt closed the show with his debut single “Nothing Good Happens after Midnight”. CMT’s Next Superstar returns later this year with another season and a new crop of talent!

Check out this profile on CMT's newest superstar winner Matt Mason

(source: CMT)