CMA Winners Announced
November 13, 2008 at 5:17 AM (PT)
Despite the cold and rainy weather, the stars in NASHVILLE were shining brightly for "Country Music's Biggest Night." The 42nd ANNUAL CMA AWARDS was held in downtown MUSIC CITY last night (11/12) at the SOMMET CENTER .
"As much as tonight is about Awards, I really believe that being able to stand up here is more about great songs; it's more about the fans," Entertainer Of The Year KENNY CHESNEY said. "This is my fourth time standing up here and I am really humbled."
GEORGE STRAIT, who surpassed the record for most trophies in CMA history added, "I love this album and I really appreciate everyone who bought it. Everyone says they've got the greatest fans. Well, I really got the greatest fans."
And The Winners Are:
Entertainer Of The Year
Male Vocalist Of The Year
Female Vocalist Of The Year
New Artist Of The Year
Vocal Group Of The Year
Vocal Duo Of The Year
Single Of The Year (Awarded To Artist/Producer)
"I Saw God Today" GEORGE STRAIT/TONY BROWN
Song Of The Year (Awarded To Songwriter)
"Stay" JENNIFER NETTLES
Album Of The Year
"Troubadour" - GEORGE STRAIT - MCA RECORDS
Musical Event Of The Year
"Gone Gone Gone" ALISON KRAUSS w/ ROBERT PLANT
Music Video Of The Year (Awarded To Artist And Director)
"Waitin' On A Woman" - BRAD PAISLEY f./ANDY GRIFFITH - Directed by JIM SHEA and PETER TILDEN
Musician Of The Year
The BROADCAST AWARD winners were announced in OCTOBER and presented with their award prior to last night's telecast. Click here for a complete list of winners.