2013 CMA Awards: The Show, The Winners


2013 CMA Awards: The Show, The Winners

It”s country music”s biggest night and there were definitely plenty of moments to remember from the 2013 CMA Awards held at Nashville”s Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday (November 6).

Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley did an incredible job hosting the evening”s big event, entertaining the audience with a number of jokes and musical skits.

In addition, Taylor Swift, Luke Bryan and Lady Antabellum were just a few of the country crooners to take the stage and show off their wonderful vocal skills.

Meanwhile, a few of the big winners tonight included George Strait taking home Entertainer of the Year and Kacey Musgraves scoring the prize for New Artist of the Year.

Taylor earned a couple early wins this morning, winning the trophy for Musical Event of the Year and Music Video of the Year for her collaboration with Tim McGraw and Keith Urban on “Highway Don”t Care.”

Check out the full list of winners below:

Entertainer of the Year
Taylor Swift
Jason Aldean
WINNER George Strait
Blake Shelton
Luke Bryan

Male Vocalist of the Year
WINNER Blake Shelton
Jason Aldean
Luke Bryan
Keith Urban
Eric Church

Female Vocalist of the Year
Taylor Swift
WINNER Miranda Lambert
Carrie Underwood
Kacey Musgraves
Kelly Clarkson

Vocal Duo of the Year
Big & Rich
Thompson Square
WINNER Florida Georgia Line
Love and Theft
Sugarland
The Civil Wars

New Artist of the Year
Florida Georgia Line
Lee Brice
Kip Moore
WINNER Kacey Musgraves
Brett Eldredge

Vocal Group of the Year
Eli Young Band
Lady Antebellum
WINNER Little Big Town
The Band Perry
Zac Brown Band

Musical Event of the Year
Florida Georgia Line feat. Nelly, Cruise
WINNER Tim McGraw feat. Taylor Swift and Keith Urban, Highway Dont Care
Blake Shelton feat. Pistol Annies, Boys Round Here
Kelly Clarkson feat. Vince Gill, Dont Rush
Jason Aldean feat. Luke Bryan and Eric Church, The Only Way I Know

Album of the Year
WINNER Blake Shelton, Based on a True Story
Carrie Underwood, Blown Away
Taylor Swift, Red
Kacey Musgraves, Same Trailer, Different Park
Little Big Town, Tornado

Single of the Year
WINNERFlorida Georgia Line, Cruise
Tim McGraw feat. Taylor Swift and Keith Urban, Highway Dont Care
Miranda Lambert, Mamas Broken Heart
Kacey Musgraves, Merry Go Round
Darius Rucker, Wagon Wheel

Song of the Year
WINNERLee Brice, I Drive Your Truck
Miranda Lambert, Mamas Broken Heart
Kacey Musgraves, Merry Go Round
Little Big Town, Pontoon
Darius Rucker, Wagon Wheel

Music Video of the Year
Carrie Underwood, Blown Away
Blake Shelton feat. Pistol Annies, Boys Round Here
Lady Antebellum, Downtown
WINNER Tim McGraw feat. Taylor Swift and Keith Urban, Highway Dont Care
Miranda Lambert, Mamas Broken Heart
Little Big Town, Tornado