50th Annual CMA Awards: Full Winners’ List!

THE 50th ANNUAL CMA AWARDS - ÒThe 50th Annual CMA Awards,Ó hosted by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood, broadcasts live from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Wednesday, November 2 (8:00-11:00 p.m. EDT), on the ABC Television Network. (ABC/Brett Oronzio) GARTH BROOKS

That’s a wrap for the 50th Annual CMA Awards!

Hosted by Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley, the three and a half hour show was filled with comedy, awards, and performances.

Garth Brooks snagged the most coveted award of the evening, Entertainer of the Year, while Brothers Osborne dethroned reigning champs Florida Georgia Line for Vocal Duo of the Year. Carrie Underwood earned a well-deserved Female Vocalist of the Year, and Maren Morris made her CMA Awards debut with none other than a win in New Artist of the Year. 

Check out the full list of winners below. You can view all the red carpet looks from tonight’s show here.


Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award: 
Dolly Parton

Pinnacle Award: 
Kenny Chesney

Musician of the Year: 
Dann Huff (Guitar)

Music Video of the Year:
“Fire Away” Chris Stapleton
Directed by Tim Mattia

Musical Event of the Year:
“Different For Girls” Dierks Bentley feat. Elle King
Capitol Records Nashville/Universal Music Group Nashville

Single of the Year:
“Die a Happy Man” Thomas Rhett
Produced by Dann Huff and Jesse Frasure
Mix Engineered by Justin Niebank
The Valory Music Co.

Song of the Year:
“Humble and Kind,” written by Lori McKenna/performed by Tim McGraw

New Artist of the Year:
Maren Morris

Album of the Year:
Mr. Misunderstood Eric Church
Produced by Jay Joyce and Arturo Buenahora, Jr.
EMI Records Nashville/Universal Music Group Nashville

Female Vocalist of the Year:
Carrie Underwood

Male Vocalist of the Year:
Chris Stapleton

Entertainer of the Year:
Garth Brooks

Photo courtesy of ABC/Image Group LA 

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.

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