Upon viewing the list of CMA nominees, I put my money on Miranda Lambert, and the bet paid off. Lambert was nominated in nine categories, and went home with three, the highest amount for the night. Here is a breakdown of the winners.
Enetertainer of the Year was won by Brad Paisley. Paisley has won this award in previous years as well.
Album of the Year, Song of the Year and Female Vocalist went to Miranda Lambert.
Male Vocalist of the Year was won by Lambert’s fiancee, Blake Shelton
Vocal Group was won by Lady Antebellum
Vocal Duo went to Sugarland. I was surprised by this, as I looked for Brooks & Dunn to take this home again.
Musical Event went to Blake Shelton for “Hillbilly Bone”, featuring Trace Adkins
Miranda Lambert cleaned house, while other top favorites, Carrie Underwood and Taylor Swift were shut out of the winnings this year.
All in all, it was a good night for country music fans. Many favorites took the stage for live performances. Miranda Lambert, Sugarland and the Zac Brown band were a few to perform.