2015 CMA AWARDS WINNERS LIST

Published On November 4, 2015 | By Cordell Green | Country Music News, Daily Scoop

The stars of Nashville got to shine at the 49th annual CMA Awards! 

Luke Bryan is Entertainer of the Year  for 2015! But it was also a big night for Little Big Town (Group of the Year and two awards for “Girl Crush”) And if you had never heard of Chris Stapleton prior to tonight, you have now, after he won Male Vocalist of the Yea, Album of the Year and Best New Artist! Meanwhile, Miranda repeated in the Female Vocalist of the Year category!

Here’s Chris Stapleton’s performance with Justin Timberlake that had everyone talking from the onset…

Here’s the Star Wars themed opener featuring a surprise appearance in costume from a Star TREK legend!

And the winners are:

Entertainer of the Year
Garth Brooks
Luke Bryan – WINNER
Kenny Chesney
Eric Church
Miranda Lambert

Album of the Year
Old Boots, New Dirt – Jason Aldean
Pageant Material – Kacey Musgraves
Pain Killer – Little Big Town
The Big Revival – Kenny Chesney
Traveller – Chris Stapleton – WINNER

Single of the Year
“American Kids” – Kenny Chesney
“Girl Crush” – Little Big Town – WINNER
“I Don’t Dance” – Lee Brice
“Take Your Time” – Sam Hunt
“Talladega” – Eric Church

Song of the Year
“American Kids” (Kenny Chesney)
“Girl Crush” (Little Big Town) – WINNER
“Like a Cowboy” (Randy Houser)
“Like a Wrecking Ball” (Eric Church)
“Take Your Time” (Sam Hunt)

Male Vocalist of the Year
Dierks Bentley
Luke Bryan
Eric Church
Blake Shelton
Chris Stapleton – WINNER

Female Vocalist of the Year
Kelsea Ballerini
Miranda Lambert – WINNER
Kacey Musgraves
Carrie Underwood
Lee Ann Womack

New Artist of the Year
Kelsea Ballerini
Sam Hunt
Maddie & Tae
Thomas Rhett
Chris Stapleton – WINNER

Vocal Duo of the Year
Brothers Osborne
Dan + Shay
Florida Georgia Line – WINNER 
Maddie & Tae
Thompson Square

Vocal Group of the Year
Lady Antebellum
Little Big Town – WINNER
Rascal Flatts
The Band Perry
Zac Brown Band

Music Video of the Year
“Biscuits” – Kacey Musgraves
“Girl Crush” – Little Big Town
“Girl in a Country Song” – Maddie & Tae – WINNER
“Little Red Wagon” – Miranda Lambert
“Something in the Water” – Carrie Underwood

Musical Event of the Year
Django and Jimmie – Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard
“Lonely Tonight” – Blake Shelton featuring Ashley Monroe
“Raise ‘Em Up” – Keith Urban featuring Eric Church — WINNER
“Smokin’ and Drinkin'” – Miranda Lambert featuring Little Big Town
“Wild Child” – Kenny Chesney with Grace Potter

Musician of the Year
Sam Bush (Mandolin)
Jerry Douglas (Dobro)
Paul Franklin (Steel Guitar)
Dann Huff (Guitar)
Mac McAnally 

 

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