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Country music fans were pumped up on this day on November 2, 2016 as Garth Brooks wins Entertainer of The Year during The 50th Annual CMA Awards! telecast by ABC from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville. It’s his fifth time to take the trophy and first in 18 years arena!

The Nominees And The Winners

Entertainer Of The Year

Garth Books-Winner

  • Luke Bryan
  • Chris Stapleton
  • Carrie Underwood
  • Keith Urban

Male Vocalist of The Year

Chris Stapleton-winner

  • Dierks Bentley
  • Eric Church
  • Tim McGraw
  • Keith Urban

Vocal Group of the Year

Lady Antebellum-Winer

  • Old Dominion
  • Rascal Flatts
  • Zac Brown Band

Single Of The Year

  •  “Die a Happy Man” — Thomas Rhet, WInner
  • Humble and Kind” — Tim McGraw
  • My Church” — Maren Morris
  • Nobody to Blame” — Chris Stapleton
  • Record Year” — Eric Church

New Artist of the Year

Maren Morris-Winner

  • Kelsea Ballerini
  • Brothers Osborne
  • Old Dominion
  • Cole Swindell

Album of the Year

  •  Mr. Misunderstood — Eric Church Winner
  • Black — Dierks Bentley
  • Hero — Maren Morris
  • Ripcord — Keith Urban
  • Storyteller — Carrie Underwood

Female Vocalist

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

Vocal Duo of the Year

  • Brothers Osborne   Winner
  • Dan + Shay
  • Florida Georgia Line
  • Joey + Rory
  • Maddie & Tae

Song of the Year

  • “Humble and Kind” — Lori McKenna  Winner
  • “Die a Happy Man” — Sean Douglas, Thomas Rhett, and Joe Spargur
  • “My Church” — Busbee and Maren Morris
  • “Record Year” — Eric Church and Jeff Hyde
  • “Burning House” — Cam, Tyler Johnson, and Jeff Bhasker

Just Some Of The Artist That Played The CMA Awards that year include

  • George Striat
  • Alan Jackson
  • Jason Aldean
  • Thomas Rhett
  • Luke Bryan
  • Florida Georgia Line
  • Garth & Trisha

As we get ready for the CMA Awards, Thought It would be fun to have some moments from The 50th Annual CMA Awards!

  • The Opening Of The Show

  • Alan & George Sang Together

  • Garth & Trisha

  • Jason Aldean & Brooks & Dunn

  • Eric Church-Kill A Word