November 9, 2017 10:09 am
Updated: November 9, 2017 11:09 am

CMA Awards 2017: Taylor Swift, Garth Brooks among winners

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The 51st Annual CMA Awards took place on Wednesday night, with country music’s biggest stars being honoured at this year’s musical extravaganza at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena.

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Hosted by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood, this year’s show featured an array of stars, ranging from Keith Urban (who is both performer and nominee) and Pink.

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Check out the full list of winners below.

ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR

WINNER: Garth Brooks

Luke Bryan

Eric Church

Chris Stapleton

Keith Urban

SINGLE OF THE YEAR

“Better Man” – Little Big Town; Producer(s): Jay Joyce; Mix Engineer(s): Jason Hall, Jay Joyce

WINNER: “Blue Ain’t Your Color” – Keith Urban; Producer(s): Dann Huff, Keith Urban; Mix Engineer(s): Chris Lord-Alge

“Body Like A Back Road” – Sam Hunt; Producer(s): Zach Crowell; Mix Engineer(s): Zach Crowell

“Dirt On My Boots” – Jon Pardi; Producer(s): Bart Butler, Jon Pardi; Mix Engineer(s): Ryan Gore

“Tin Man” – Miranda Lambert; Producer(s): Frank Liddell, Eric Masse, Glenn Worf; Mix Engineer(s): Eric Masse

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

The Breaker – Little Big Town; Producer(s): Jay Joyce

WINNER: From A Room: Volume 1 – Chris Stapleton; Producer(s): Dave Cobb, Chris Stapleton

Heart Break – Lady Antebellum; Producer(s): busbee

The Nashville Sound – Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit; Producer(s): Dave Cobb

The Weight of These Wings – Miranda Lambert; Producer(s): Frank Liddell, Glenn Worf, Eric Masse

SONG OF THE YEAR

WINNER: “Better Man” — Songwriter(s): Taylor Swift

“Blue Ain’t Your Color” — Songwriter(s): Clint Lagerberg, Hillary Lindsey, Steven Olsen

“Body Like A Back Road” — Songwriter(s): Zach Crowell, Sam Hunt, Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne

“Dirt On My Boots” — Songwriter(s): Rhett Akins, Jesse Frasure, Ashley Gorley

“Tin Man” — Songwriter(s): Jack Ingram, Miranda Lambert, Jon Randall

FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

Kelsea Ballerini

WINNER: Miranda Lambert

Reba McEntire

Maren Morris

Carrie Underwood

MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

Dierks Bentley

Eric Church

Thomas Rhett

WINNER: Chris Stapleton

Keith Urban

VOCAL GROUP OF THE YEAR

WINNER: Lady Antebellum

Little Big Town

Old Dominion

Rascal Flatts

Zac Brown Band

VOCAL DUO OF THE YEAR

Dan + Shay

Florida Georgia Line

LOCASH

Maddie & Tae

WINNER: Brothers Osborne

MUSICAL EVENT OF THE YEAR

Craving You – Thomas Rhett (feat. Maren Morris)

WINNER: Funny How Time Slips Away – Glen Campbell with Willie Nelson

Kill A Word – Eric Church (feat. Rhiannon Giddens)

Setting the World on Fire – Kenny Chesney (with P!nk)

Speak to a Girl – Tim McGraw & Faith Hill

MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR

Jerry Douglas (Dobro)

Paul Franklin (Steel Guitar)

Dann Huff (Guitar)

WINNER: Mac McAnally (Guitar)

Derek Wells (Guitar)

MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR

“Better Man” – Little Big Town; Director(s): Becky Fluke and Reid Long

“Blue Ain’t Your Color” – Keith Urban; Director(s): Carter Smith

“Craving You” – Thomas Rhett (feat. Maren Morris); Director(s): TK McKamy

“Vice” – Miranda Lambert; Director(s): Trey Fanjoy

WINNER: “It Ain’t My Fault” – Brothers Osborne; Director(s): Wes Edwards and Ryan Silver

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR AWARD

Luke Combs

Old Dominion

WINNER: Jon Pardi

Brett Young

Lauren Alaina

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