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The 2020 CMA Awards - These Are The Winners

The 2020 CMA Awards - These Are The Winners
November 12, 2020 - 01:32 / Hayley Paskevich

On Wednesday night, the 2020 CMA Awards took place in Tennessee! The awards show honoured some of country music's best this year, and a few of the awards were given out before the ceremony. See the full list of winners here!

The 2020 CMA Awards took place on November 11, 2020 at the Music City Centre in Nashville, recognizing some of the year's best in country music! Hosted by Reba McEntire and Darius Rucker, stars such as Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert, Dan + Shay, and Luke Combs received nominations.

Keith Urban and Ashley McBride also performed, as well as Dan + Shay with Justin Bieber! Some of the winners were even announced before the show! Lambert won Video of the Year for "Bluebird," while Carly Pearce and Lee Brice were named Musical Event of the Year for "I Hope You're Happy Now".

See the full list of winners for the 2020 CMA Awards here!

ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR

  • WINNER: Eric Church
  • Luke Combs
  • Miranda Lambert
  • Carrie Underwood
  • Keith Urban

SINGLE OF THE YEAR

  • "10,000 Hours" - Dan + Shay (with Justin Bieber)
  • "Beer Never Broke My Heart" - Luke Combs
  • "Bluebird" - Miranda Lambert
  • WINNER: "The Bones" - Maren Morris
  • "I Hope" - Gabby Barrett

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

  • Heartache Medication - Jon Pardi Producers: Bart Butler, Ryan Gore, Jon Pardi
  • Never Will - Ashley McBryde Producers: Jay Joyce, John Peets
  • Old Dominion - Old Dominion
  • WINNER: What You See Is What You Get - Luke Combs
  • Wildcard - Miranda Lambert

SONG OF THE YEAR

  • "Bluebird" - Songwriters: Luke Dick, Natalie Hemby, Miranda Lambert
  • WINNER: "The Bones" - Songwriters: Maren Morris, Jimmy Robbins, Laura Veltz
  • "Even Though I'm Leaving" - Songwriters: Luke Combs, Wyatt B. Durrette III, Ray Fulcher
  • "I Hope You're Happy Now" - Songwriters: Luke Combs, Randy Montana, Carly Pearce, Jonathan Singleton
  • "More Hearts Than Mine" - Songwriters: Ingrid Andress, Sam Ellis, Derrick Southerland

Maren Morris at the 54th Academy of Country Music Awards 

FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

  • Miranda Lambert
  • Ashley McBryde
  • WINNER: Maren Morris
  • Kacey Musgraves
  • Carrie Underwood

MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

  • Eric Church
  • WINNER: Luke Combs
  • Thomas Rhett
  • Chris Stapleton
  • Keith Urban

VOCAL GROUP OF THE YEAR

  • Lady A
  • Little Big Town
  • Midland
  • WINNER: Old Dominion
  • Rascal Flatts

VOCAL DUO OF THE YEAR

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

Dan Smyers and Shay Mooney of Dan + Shay, winner of Best Country Duo/Group Performance for "Speechless", during the 62nd Annual GRAMMY Awards on January 26, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. 

MUSICAL EVENT OF THE YEAR

  • "10,000 Hours" - Dan + Shay (with Justin Bieber)
  • "Be A Light" - Thomas Rhett (feat. Reba McEntire, Hillary Scott, Chris Tomlin & Keith Urban)
  • "The Bones" - Maren Morris (with Hozier)
  • "Fooled Around And Fell In Love" - Miranda Lambert (feat. Maren Morris, Elle King, Ashley McBryde, Tenille Townes & Caylee Hammack)
  • WINNER: "I Hope You're Happy Now" - Carly Pearce and Lee Brice

MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR

  • "10,000 Hours" - Dan + Shay (with Justin Bieber)
  • WINNER: "Bluebird" - Miranda Lambert
  • "Homemade" - Jake Owen
  • "I Hope You're Happy Now" - Carly Pearce and Lee Brice
  • "Second One to Know" - Chris Stapleton

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR

  • Jimmie Allen
  • Ingrid Andress
  • Gabby Barrett
  • Carly Pearce
  • WINNER: Morgan Wallen

MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR

  • WINNER: Jenee Fleenor, Fiddle
  • Paul Franklin, Steel Guitar
  • Rob McNelley, Guitar
  • Ilya Toshinskiy, Guitar
  • Derek Wells, Guitar

WILLIE NELSON LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

WINNER: Charley Pride