“THE 45th ANNUAL CMA AWARDS” LIVE BROADCAST – ABC TELEVISION NETWORK – 9 NOV 2011, 7-10pm CT
Hosted by Carrie Underwood & Brad Paisley (for 4th consecutive year) – these 2 were killingly great and funny!
Blake Shelton w/Kenny Loggins
Single of the Year: If I Die Young – The Band Perry – yeah!
Miranda Lambert: Baggage Claim – Hammer!
Song of the Year: If I Die Young – The Band Perry – yeah!
Zac Brown w/Gregg Allman: Georgia On My Mind
Rascall Flatts w/Natasha Beddingfield
Vocal Duo of the Year: Sugarland
Chris Young: Voices
Taylor Swift (solo with guitar, sitting on a sofa)
Luke Bryan: Country Girl (Shake It For Me)
Musician of the Year: Mac McAnally (not presented live, just announced)
Album of the Year: Jason Aldean: My Kinda Party – yeah!
Kenny Chesney w/Grace Potter (solo with guitar): You And Tequila
Media Personalities of the Year (multiple awards announced, not presented)
Lionel Richie w/Little Big Town, Darius Rucker, Rascal Flatts: Deep River Woman / … / Dancing with a Feeling
The Band Perry: All Your Life (I Don’t Want the Whole World) – Hammer!
Vocal Group Of the Year: Lady Antebellum – yeah!
??? Collaboration of the Year ???: You and Tequila – Kenny Chesney w/Grace Potter (not presented live, just announced)
Brad Paisley w/Carrie Will: Remind Me
New Artist of the Year: The Band Perry – yeah!
Scotty McCreery: Walk In The Country
Radio Station of the Year (multiple awards announced, not presented)
Jason Aldean: Tattoos On This Town
Male Vocalist of the Year: Blake Shelton
Martina McBride: I’m Gonna Love You Through It
Tribute to Glenn Campbell (performed by Vince Gill, Keith Urban, Brad Paisley) – Hammer!
Female Vocalist of the Year: Miranda Lambert – yeah!
Entertainer of the Year: Taylor Swift