Who Won 40th Annual CMA Awards?

Brooks & Dunn at the 2006 CMA Awards
Date: 
Nov 6, 2006

Brooks & Dunn, with their song "Believe", were the big winners at the 40th Annual CMA Awards in Nashville. The duo won Single of the Year, Song of the Year, Duo of the Year, and Music Video of the Year.

Carrie Underwood was also a multiple winner, taking Female Vocalist of the Year and the Horizon Award.

Entertainer of the Year
Kenny Chesney 
Other Nominees: Brooks & Dunn; Brad Paisley; Rascal Flatts; Keith Urban
Album of the Year
Brad Paisley (Time Well Wasted) 
Other Nominees: Brooks & Dunn (Hillbilly Deluxe); Rascal Flatts (Me and My Gang); Alan Jackson (Precious Memories); Kenny Chesney (The Road and the Radio)
Female Vocalist of the Year
Carrie Underwood 
Other Nominees: Sara Evans; Faith Hill; Martina McBride; Gretchen Wilson
Male Vocalist of the Year
Keith Urban 
Other Nominees: Dierks Bentley; Kenny Chesney; Alan Jackson; Brad Paisley
Vocal Duo of the Year
Brooks & Dunn 
Other Nominees: Big & Rich; Montgomery Gentry; Van Zant; The Wreckers
Vocal Group of the Year
Rascal Flatts 
Other Nominees: Alison Krauss + Union Station; Little Big Town; Lonestar; Sugarland
Single of the Year
Brooks & Dunn (Believe) 
Other Nominees: Keith Urban (Better Life); Carrie Underwood (Jesus Take the Wheel); Kenny Chesney (Summertime); Brad Paisley (When I Get Where I'm Going)
Song of the Year
Believe 
Craig Wiseman; Ronnie Dunn
Other Nominees: 8th of November; Jesus Take the Wheel; Tonight I Wanna Cry; When I Get Where I'm Going
New Artist of the Year
Carrie Underwood 
Other Nominees: Miranda Lambert; Little Big Town; Sugarland; Josh Turner
Music Video of the Year
Brooks & Dunn (Believe) 
Robert Deaton; Goerge J Flanigen IV (Directors)
Other Nominees: Big & Rich (8th of November); Carrie Underwood (Jesus Take the Wheel); Miranda Lambert (Kerosene); Brad Paisley (When I Get Where I'm Going)
Musical Event of the Year
Brad Paisley (When I Get Where I'm Going) 
with Dolly Parton
Other Nominees: Brooks & Dunn with Sheryl Crow & Vince Gill; Faith Hill & Tim McGraw; Gretchen Wilson with Merle Haggard; Bon Jovi with Jennifer Nettles
Musician of the Year
Randy Scruggs 
Other Nominees: Eddie Bayers; Jerry Douglas; Paul Franklin; Dann Huff; Brent Mason