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Chris Stapleton leads CMA Awards winners

The 50th annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards took place last night at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville.

The evening saw the cream of the Country music crop in attendance and featured performances from Maren Morris, Keith Urban, Miranda Lambert, Tim McGraw, Kacey Musgraves and more. The surprise of the evening was an appearance by Beyonce who performed Daddy Lessons with the Dixie Chicks.

Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley presented the awards once again and Chris Stapleton led the winners by picking up two awards – Male Vocalist and Music Video of the Year.

The full list of winners from the night is:

Entertainer of the Year — Garth Brooks

Male Vocalist — Chris Stapleton

Female Vocalist — Carrie Underwood

Vocal Group of the Year — Little Big Town

Vocal Duo — Brothers Osborne

New Artist of the Year — Maren Morris

Album of the Year — “Mr. Misunderstood,” Eric Church

Song of the Year — “Humble and Kind,” Lori McKenna

Single of the Year — “Die A Happy Man.” Thomas Rhett

Musical Event of the Year — “Different For Girls,” Dierks Bentley featuring Elle King

Music Video of the Year — “Fire Away,” Chris Stapleton

Pinnacle Award — Kenny Chesney

Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award — Dolly Parton

Pip Ellwood-Hughes
Pip Ellwood-Hughes
Pip is the Editor of Entertainment Focus and the Managing Director of agency Piñata Media.

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