2011 CMA Awards: Nominees & Winners

We’ll be updating this list of winners tonight as they are announced!

The 45th CMA Awards will air live from Nashville on Nov. 9 at 7 p.m. CT on ABC.


The complete list of nominees:

  1. Entertainer of the Year
    • WINNER Taylor Swift
    • Jason Aldean
    • Brad Paisley
    • Blake Shelton
    • Keith Urban
  2. Male Vocalist of the Year
    • WINNER Blake Shelton
    • Jason Aldean
    • Kenny Chesney
    • Brad Paisley
    • Keith Urban
  3. Female Vocalist of the Year
    • WINNER Miranda Lambert
    • Sara Evans
    • Martina McBride
    • Taylor Swift
    • Carrie Underwood
  4. New Artist of the Year
    • WINNER The Band Perry
    • Luke Bryan
    • Eric Church
    • Thompson Square
    • Chris Young
  5. Single of the Year
    • WINNER “If I Die Young” – The Band Perry
    • “A Little Bit Stronger” – Sara Evans
    • “Colder Weather” – Zac Brown Band
    • “Don’t You Wanna Stay” – Jason Aldean with Kelly Clarkson
    • “Honey Bee” – Blake Shelton
  6. Album of the Year
    • WINNER My Kinda Party – Jason Aldean
    • All About Tonight – Blake Shelton
    • Speak Now – Taylor Swift
    • This Is Country Music – Brad Paisley
    • You Get What You Give – Zac Brown Band
  7. Song of the Year (award to songwriters)
    • WINNER “If I Die Young”
      – Kimberly Perry
    • “Colder Weather”
      – Zac Brown, Wyatt Durrette, Levi Lowrey, Coy Bwles
    • “Dirt Road Anthem”
      – Brantley Gilbert, Colt Ford
    • “Mean”
      – Taylor Swift
    • “You and Tequila”
      – Matraca Berg, Deana Carter
  8. Vocal Group of the Year
    • WINNER Lady Antebellum
    • The Band Perry
    • Little Big Town
    • Racal Flatts
    • Zac Brown Band
  9. Musical Event of the Year
    • WINNER “Don't You Wanna Stay”
      – Jason Aldean with Kelly Clarkson
    • “As She's Walking Away”
      – Zac Brown Band featuring Alan Jackson
    • “Coal Miner's Daughter”
      – Loretta Lynn, Sheryl Crow and Miranda Lambert
    • “Old Alabama”
      – Brad Paisley featuring Alabama
    • “You and Tequila”
      – Kenny Chesney featuring Grace Potter
  10. Music Video of the Year
    • WINNER “You and Tequila” – Kenny Chesney featuring Grace Potter
      Director: Shaun Silva
    • “Honey Bee” – Blake Shelton
      Director: Trey Fanjoy
    • “If I Die Young” – The Band Perry
      Director: David McClister
    • “Mean” – Taylor Swift
      Director: Declan Whitebloom
    • “Old Alabama” – Brad Paisley featuring Alabama
      Director: Jim Shea
  11. Vocal Duo of the Year
    • WINNER Sugarland
    • The Civil Wars
    • Montgomery Gentry
    • Steel Magnolia
    • Thompson Square
  12. Musician of the Year
    • WINNER Mac McAnally – Guitar
    • Sam Bush – Mandolin
    • Jerry Douglas – Dobro
    • Paul Franklin – Steel Guitar
    • Dann Huff – Guitar


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