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CMA Awards 2017: Complete List of Winners and Nominees

Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood CMA Awards 2017
Brad Paisley Carrie Underwood will host "Country Music's Biggest Night(tm)" live on November 8 from Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, on the ABC Television Network.

It’s country music’s biggest night! The genre celebrated the best and the brightest of the year at the 51st Annual CMA Awards on Wednesday, November 8, at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville. The celebration also marked the first time that the country music community gathered since a gunman killed 58 and injured hundreds more during October’s Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas.

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Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley hosted for the 10th time, while performers included Garth Brooks, Faith Hill, Reba McEntire, Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Luke Bryan, Pink and many others. Among the presenters were Karlie Kloss, Lea Michele, Tyler Perry, Brittany Snow and others.

Entertainer of the Year
***WINNER: Garth Brooks

Luke Bryan
Eric Church
Chris Stapleton
Keith Urban

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Brittany Snow and Ruby Rose present Keith Urban with an award onstage at the 51st annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 8, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee.

Single of the Year
“Better Man” — Little Big Town
***WINNER: “Blue Ain’t Your Color” — Keith Urban
“Body Like a Back Road” — Sam Hunt
“Dirt on My Boots” — Jon Pardi
“Tin Man” — Miranda Lambert

Album of the Year
The Breaker — Little Big Town
***WINNER: From a Room: Volume 1 — Chris Stapleton
Heartbreak — Lady Antebellum
The Nashville Sound — Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit
The Weight of These Wings — Miranda Lambert

Song of the Year
“Tin Man” — Jack Ingram, Miranda Lambert, Jon Randall
“Dirt on My Boots” — Rhett Akins, Jesse Frasure, Ashley Gorley
“Body Like a Back Road” — Zach Crowell, Sam Hunt, Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne
“Blue Ain’t Your Color” — Clint Lagerberg, Hillary Lindsey, Steven Lee Olsen
***WINNER: “Better Man” — Taylor Swift

Female Vocalist of the Year
Kelsea Ballerini
***WINNER: Miranda Lambert
Reba McEntire
Maren Morris
Carrie Underwood

Male Vocalist of the Year
Dierks Bentley
Eric Church
Thomas Rhett
***WINNER: Chris Stapleton
Keith Urban

Vocal Group of the Year
Lady Antebellum
***WINNER: Little Big Town
Old Dominion
Rascal Flatts
Zac Brown Band

Vocal Duo of the Year
Maddie & Tae
Florida Georgia Line
Dan + Shay
***WINNER: Brothers Osborne

Musical Event of the Year
“Speak to a Girl” — Tim McGraw and Faith Hill
“Setting the World on Fire” — Kenny Chesney, with Pink
“Kill a Word” — Eric Church featuring Rhiannon Giddens
***WINNER: “Funny How Time Slips Away” — Glen Campbell With Willie Nelson
“Craving You” — Thomas Rhett featuring Maren Morris

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Musician of the Year
Jerry Douglas
Paul Franklin
Dann Huff
Derek Wells
***WINNER: Mac McAnally

Music Video of the Year
“Vice” — Miranda Lambert
***WINNER: “It Ain’t My Fault” — Brothers Osborne
“Craving You” — Thomas Rhett, featuring Maren Morris
“Blue Ain’t Your Color” — Keith Urban
“Better Man” — Little Big Town

New Artist of the Year
Brett Young
***WINNER: Jon Pardi
Old Dominion
Lauren Alaina
Luke Combs

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