New York, NY (Top40 Charts)
Some of the biggest names in country music were honored at the 53rd Annual Country Music
Association Awards in Nashville, Tennessee, on Wednesday night.
Singer Maren Morris
took home one of the biggest awards of the night, album of the year for "Girl." She paid tribute to her late producer and collaborator, Busbee, in an emotional acceptance speech.
won the awards for female vocalist of the year and for music video of the year for her song "Rainbow
" off her fourth studio album, "Golden Hour."
Luke Combs, who won best new artist at last year's CMA Awards, also had an incredible night this year. He won awards for male vocalist of the year and song of the year for his hit, "Beautiful Crazy."
Shelton won the award for single of the year, for "God's Country," while Ashley McBryde was later honored with the new artist of the year award.
One of country's most-loved singers, Garth Brooks, won the coveted entertainer of the year award - for the seventh time!
Check out the full list of 2019 nominees and winners from the biggest night in country music:
Entertainer of the Year:
Male Vocalist of the Year:
Female Vocalist of the Year:
Vocal Group of the Year:
Vocal Duo of the Year:
Dan + Shay
New Artist of the Year:
Album of the Year:
GIRL, Maren Morris
Single of the Year:
God's Country," Blake
Song of the Year:
"Beautiful Crazy," Luke Combs, Wyatt B. Durrette III, Robert Williford (Luke Combs)
Musical Event of the Year:
"Old Town Road (Remix)," Lil Nas X
feat. Billy Ray Cyrus
Music Video of the Year:
"Rainbow," Kasey Musgraves
Musician of the Year:
Jenee Fleenor (Fiddle)