Last night’s 50th Annual CMA Awards were one for the age. The 3 hour show honoured today’s country stars, but also paid homage to some of the genres all-time greats.
The opening performance took the audience through an emotional roller coaster, and many were filled with tears when all of the performers together sang Randy Travis’ “Forever and Ever, Amen,” while Travis — who was recently inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame, stood on the stage and sang a portion as well.
Check it out!
And the full list of winners….
Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award- Dolly Parton
Female Vocalist of the Year- Carrie Underwood
Pinnacle Award- Kenny Chesney
Vocal Group of the Year- Little Big Town
Vocal Duo of the Year- Brothers Osborne
Album of the Year- Mr. Misunderstood, Eric Church
Single of the Year- “Die a Happy Man,” Thomas Rhett
Song of the Year- “Humble and Kind,” Tim McGraw
Entertainer of the Year- Garth Brooks
Male Vocalist of the Year- Chris Stapleton
New Artist of the Year- Maren Morris
Musical Event of the Year- “Different for Girls,” Dierks Bentley feat. Elle King
Music Video of the Year- “Fire Away,” Chris Stapleton