Thursday, November 3, 2016

CMA Award Winners 2016

2016 Country Music Association Awards, CMA 2016
Carrie Underwood

2016 Country Music Association Awards, CMA 2016
Kacey Musgraves, Reba McEntire and Jennifer Nettles perform for Dolly Parton

The 50th annual Country Music Association Awards was held at the Bridgestone Arena on November 2, 2016 in Nashville, Tenn. The show kicked off with a montage of some of the most historic moments in CMA Awards, that range from Minnie Pearl to Garth Brooks to Dolly Parton and Taylor Swift, before panning into the acknowledge of the artists who made country history. Vince Gill and Ben Haggard, son of the late Merle, paid tribute to the late singer with a performance of “Mama Tried,” a No. 1 Billboard hit from 1968.

Garth Brooks was the night's biggest winner, taking home entertainer of the year Taylor Swift presented the award. Carrie Underwood won the Female Vocalist of the Year.

Full List Below:

Entertainer of the Year: Garth Brooks
Male Vocalist of the Year: Chris Stapleton
Female Vocalist of the Year: Carrie Underwood
Vocal Group of the Year: Little Big Town
Vocal Duo of the Year: Brothers Osborne
Album of the Year: Mr. Misunderstood — Eric Church
New Artist of the Year: Maren Morris
Song of the Year: “Humble and Kind” — Lori McKenna
Single of the Year: “Die a Happy Man” — Thomas Rhett
Musical Event of the Year: “Different For Girls” — Dierks Bentley featuring Elle King
Musician of the Year: Dann Huff (guitar)
Music Video of the Year: “Fire Away” — Chris Stapleton; directed by Tim Mattia

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