• CMA Awards 2019: Complete winners list from star-studded Nashville event

    By: Debbie Lord , Cox Media Group National Content Desk

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    The 53rd annual CMA Awards ceremony was held Wednesday at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee with a trio of female country superstars hosting the event.

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    Carrie Underwood, who has hosted the show for 12 years, got help from Dolly Parton and Reba McEntire during this year’s show.

    Garth Brooks bested Carrie Underwood to win the top prize at Wednesday’s show, which kicked off with a performance featuring country female acts across generations, included three female hosts and had Maren Morris as its top nominee.

    Here is the official winners list (winners in bold):

    Entertainer of the Year

    • Carrie Underwood
    • Chris Stapleton
    • Eric Church
    • Garth Brooks
    • Keith Urban

     

    Male Vocalist of the Year

    • Chris Stapleton
    • Dierks Bentley
    • Keith Urban
    • Luke Combs
    • Thomas Rhett

     

    Female Vocalist of the Year

    • Carrie Underwood
    • Kacey Musgraves
    • Kelsea Ballerini
    • Maren Morris
    • Miranda Lambert

     

    Vocal Group of the Year

    • Lady Antebellum
    • Little Big Town
    • Midland
    • Old Dominion
    • Zac Brown Band

     

    Vocal Duo of the Year

    • Brooks & Dunn
    • Brothers Osborne
    • Dan + Shay
    • Florida Georgia Line
    • Maddie & Tae

     

    New Artist of the Year

    • Ashley McBryde
    • Carly Pearce
    • Cody Johnson
    • Midland
    • Morgan Wallen

     

    Album of the Year

    • Center Point Road, Thomas Rhett
    • Cry Pretty, Carrie Underwood
    • Dan + Shay, Dan + Shay
    • Desperate Man, Erich Church
    • GIRL, Maren Morris

     

    Single of the Year

    • “Burning Man,” Dierks Bentley feat. Brothers Osborne
    • “GIRL,” Maren Morris
    • “God’s Country,” Blake Shelton
    • “Millionaire,” Chris Stapleton
    • “Speechless,” Dan + Shay

     

    Song of the Year

    • “Beautiful Crazy,” Luke Combs, Wyatt B. Durrette III, Robert Williford (Luke Combs)
    • “GIRL,” Maren Morris, Sarah Aarons, Greg Kurstin (Maren Morris)
    • “God’s Country,” Devin Dawson, Jordan Schmidt, Michael Hardy (Blake Shelton)
    • “Rainbow,” Natalie Hemby, Shane McAnally, Kacey Musgraves (Kacey Musgraves)
    • “Tequila,” Dan Smyers, Nicolle Galyon, Jordan Reynolds (Dan + Shay)

     

    Musical Event of the Year

    • “All My Favorite People,” Maren Morris feat. Brothers Osborne
    • “Brand New Man,” Brooks & Dunn with Luke Combs
    • “Dive Bar,” Garth Brooks & Blake Shelton
    • “Old Town Road (Remix),” Lil Nas X feat. Billy Ray Cyrus
    • “What Happens in a Small Town,” Brantley Gilbert & Lindsay Ell

     

    Music Video of the Year

    • “Burning Man,” Dierks Bentley feat. Brothers Osborne
    • “GIRL,” Maren Morris
    • “God’s Country,” Blake Shelton
    • “Rainbow,” Kasey Musgraves
    • “Some Of It,” Eric Church

     

    Musician of the Year

    • Jenee Fleenor (Fiddle)
    • Derek Wells (Guitar)
    • Ilya Toshinskiy (Banjo/Guitar)
    • Mac McAnally (Guitar)
    • Paul Franklin (Steel Guitar)

    The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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