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. Kacey Musgraves 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. He won awards for male vocalist of the year and song of the year for his hit, "Beautiful Crazy. One of country's most-loved singers, Garth Brooks, won the coveted entertainer of the year award -- for the seventh time! I hope when they listen to this record, or any of the songs that he made that made us all better, they know how amazing their father was. KaceyMusgraves wins for Female Vocalist of the Year! He went from singing on GMA early this morning to winning twice tonight! Editor's Picks 1. CMA Awards All about the star-studded all-female medley.
This year, it's all about the newest faces in country music heading into the ACM Awards!
This year, it's all about the newest faces in country music heading into the ACM Awards! It's about that time, y'all! Pop-music fans might recognize Brett's handsome face from the bill of Taylor Swift's Red Tour because he was one of the superstar's opening acts. However, country-music lovers probably know Brett best from his jaunts with Thomas Rhett , Darius Rucker, Brothers Osbourne , and more! Listen To: Illinois First, he soaked up the songwriting spotlight by penning tunes for artists like Jason Aldean and Florida Georgia Line. Then, Thomas went out on his own and released two successful solo albums that have snagged five No. In , Kelsea's name lit up the marquee at the legendary Grand Ole Opry, which is no small feat for a year-old new artist, who just released her first full-length album, The First Time , in May of the same year.
The Country Music Association Awards , also known as the CMA Awards or CMAs , are presented to country music artists and broadcasters to recognize outstanding achievement in the country music industry. Since , they have been held at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena. Prior to , the awards were generally held on the first Wednesday in November. Albums and songs released between July 1 of the previous calendar year and June 30 of the award show's year are eligible for consideration. Nine awards are also given to radio broadcasters for Station of the Year and Personality of the Year divided into four categories each, based on market size , as well as National Personality of the Year to the host of a nationally syndicated show. The first ceremony in , which was not televised, was co-hosted by Sonny James and Bobbie Gentry.
This award honors artists who have achieved national prominence through their work and are voted to have great success in the genre going forward. The award was known as the Horizon Award from until when it received its current title. An artist can be nominated twice in the New Artist category before they become ineligible, although the point at which an artist received "national prominence" is decided by the Country Music Association and is often a source of debate amongst fans and media. The inaugural recipient of this award was Terri Gibbs and the most recent winner is Luke Combs. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Annual American country music award. Taste of Country. The Boot. Country Music Association Awards. Categories : American country music Country music awards.