2015 CMA Award Winners

Here’s a quick recap of the winners from the 49th annual Country Music Association Awards held in Nashville:

Entertainer of the Year
WINNER: Luke Bryan
Garth Brooks
Kenny Chesney
Eric Church
Miranda Lambert

Single of the Year
WINNER: Girl Crush, Little Big Town
American Kids, Kenny Chesney
I Don’t Dance, Lee Brice
Take Your Time, Sam Hunt
Talladega, Eric Church

Song of the Year (award goes to songwriters)
WINNER: Girl Crush (Liz Rose, Lori McKenna and Hillary Lindsey)
American Kids (Rodney Clawson, Luke Laird and Shane McAnally)
Like a Cowboy (Randy Houser and Brice Long)
Like a Wrecking Ball (Eric Church and Casey Beathard)
Take Your Time (Sam Hunt, Shane McAnally, and Josh Osborne)

Male Vocalist of the Year  
WINNER: Chris Stapleton
Dierks Bentley
Luke Bryan
Eric Church
Blake Shelton

Female Vocalist of the Year 
WINNER: Miranda Lambert
Kelsea Ballerini
Kacey Musgraves
Carrie Underwood
Lee Ann Womack

Vocal Group of the Year  
WINNER: Little Big Town
Lady Antebellum
Rascal Flatts
The Band Perry
Zac Brown Band

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

New Artist of the Year
WINNER: Chris Stapleton
Kelsea Ballerini
Sam Hunt
Maddie & Tae
Thomas Rhett

Album of the Year
WINNER: Traveller, Chris Stapleton
Old Boots, New Dirt, Jason Aldean
Pageant Material, Kacey Musgraves
Pain Killer, Little Big Town
The Big Revival, Kenny Chesney

Musical Event of the Year 
WINNER: Raise ‘Em Up, Keith Urban featuring Eric Church
Django and Jimmie, Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard
Lonely Tonight, Blake Shelton featuring Ashley Monroe
Smokin’ and Drinkin’, Miranda Lambert featuring Little Big Town
Wild Child, Kenny Chesney with Grace Potter

Musician of the Year
WINNER: Mac McAnally, guitar
Sam Bush, mandolin
Jerry Douglas, Dobro
Paul Franklin, steel guitar
Dann Huff, guitar

Music Video of the Year
WINNER: Girl in a Country Song, Maddie & Tae
Biscuits, Kacey Musgraves
Girl Crush, Little Big Town
Little Red Wagon, Miranda Lambert
Something in the Water, Carrie Underwood

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