2021 CMA Awards
The 55th Annual Country Music Association Awards were held on Wednesday, November 10th. The show was hosted by Luke Bryan at Bridgestone Arena in downtown Nashville.
Artists took on country music's biggest stage including Luke Combs, Miranda Lambert, Eric Church, Jennifer Hudson, and many more. Artists also came together for special collaborations. Carly Pearce and Ashely McBride came together to perform "Never Wanted to be That Girl." Carrie Underwood and Jason Aldean also came together to perform their new hit single "If I Didn't Love You."
Several people made appearances throughout the night including; Freddie Freeman, Katy Perry, Lainey Wilson, Ingrid Andress, Lionel Richie, and many more handed out awards and introduced performers.
Chris Stapleton walked away with a total of 4 awards throughout the night. Kelsea Ballerini also won 2 awards for her single "Half of my Hometown" with Kenny Chesney. A full list of the nights winners:
Entertainer of the year: Luke Combs
Female Vocalist of the Year: Carly Pearce
Male Vocalist of the Year: Chris Stapleton
Vocal Group of the Year: Old Dominion
Vocal Duo of the Year: Brothers Osborne
New Artist of the Year: Jimmie Allen
Album of the Year: "Starting Over"- Chris Stapleton
Single of the Year: "Starting Over"- Chris Stapleton
Song of the Year: "Starting Over" - Mike Henderson, Chris Stapleton
Musical Event of the Year: "Half of my Hometown"- Kelsea Ballerini ft. Kenny Chesney
Music Video of the Year: "Half of my Hometown"- Kelsea Ballerini ft. Kenny Chesney
Musician of theYear: Jenee Fleenor -- fiddle