Washington D.C. [USA], Nov. 3 : This year's 'Country Music Association Awards' saw many stars- veteran and new entrants alike, go home winners.
This year marks the 50th Annual CMA Awards, a feat not too many award shows can stake their claim to, and the famous faces turned out in droves to celebrate the special occasion, reports E! Online.
The ceremony held at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville witnessed Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley once again take center stage as the evening's co-hosts at the sold-out award show, where Dolly Parton bagged Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award' and Carrie Underwood, 'Female Vocalist of the Year.' Here is the complete list: Entertainer of the Year: Garth Brooks Male Vocalist of the Year: Chris Stapleton Musician of the Year: Dann Huff 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 Osbourne Album of the Year: Eric Church (for album 'Mr.
Misunderstood') New Artist of the Year: Maren Morris Song of the Year: Lori McKenna (for 'Humble and Kind') Single of the Year: Thomas Rhett (for 'Die a Happy Man') Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award: Dolly Parton Music Video of the Year: Chris Stapleton and Tim Mattia (for 'Fire Away') Musical Event of the Year: Dierks Bentley and Elle King (for 'Different for Girls') Several artistes including Trisha Yearwood, Eric Church, Miranda Lambert, Little Big Town, Tim McGraw, Kacey Musgraves, Keith Urban and more performed for the millions of viewers.
Meanwhile, award-winning singer Taylor Swift, took home the coveted 'Entertainer of the Year Award' twice, made an appearance to present the trophy to Garth Brooks, this year's recipient.