Who Won 43rd Annual CMA Awards?

Taylor Swift at the 2009 CMA Awards
Date: 
Nov 11, 2009

The 43rd annual Country Music Association Awards were held November 11, 2009 in Nashville.

It was a night for Taylor Swift, who won all four awards she was nominated for including Entertainer of the Year. She became the youngest performer to win Entertainer of the Year.

Brad Paisley, who had the most nominations with six, won two awards. Lady Antebellum also won twice and ended the six year run of Rascal Flatts for best vocal group.

Entertainer of the Year
Taylor Swift 
Other Nominees: Kenny Chesney; Brad Paisley; George Strait; Keith Urban
Album of the Year
Taylor Swift (Fearless) 
Other Nominees: Brad Paisley (American Saturday Night); Keith Urban (Defying Gravity); Sugarland (Love On The Inside); Jamey Johnson (That Lonesome Song)
Female Vocalist of the Year
Taylor Swift 
Other Nominees: Miranda Lambert; Martina McBride; Reba McEntire; Carrie Underwood
Male Vocalist of the Year
Brad Paisley 
Other Nominees: Kenny Chesney; Darius Rucker; George Strait; Keith Urban
Vocal Duo of the Year
Sugarland 
Other Nominees: Big & Rich; Brooks & Dunn; Joey + Rory; Montgomery Gentry
Vocal Group of the Year
Lady Antebellum 
Other Nominees: Eagles; Little Big Town; Rascal Flatts; Zac Brown Band
Single of the Year
Lady Antebellum (I Run To You) 
Other Nominees: Zac Brown Band (Chicken Fried); Jamey Johnson (In Color); Billy Currington (People Are Crazy); Brad Paisley (Then)
Song of the Year
Jamey Johnson (In Color) 
Other Nominees: Zac Brown Band (Chicken Fried); Randy Travis (I Told You So); Billy Currington (People Are Crazy); Brad Paisley (Then)
New Artist of the Year
Darius Rucker 
Other Nominees: Randy Houser; Jamey Johnson; Jake Owen; Zac Brown Band
Music Video of the Year
Taylor Swift (Love Story) 
Other Nominees: Randy Houser (Boots On); Billy Currington (People Are Crazy); Brad Paisley & Keith Urban (Start A Band); George Strait (Troubador)
Musical Event of the Year
Brad Paisley (Start A Band) 
and Keith Urban
Other Nominees: Brooks & Dunn with Reba McEntire (Cowgirls Don't Cry); Kenny Chesney with Mac McAnally (Down The Road); Carrie Underwood with Randy Travis (I Told You So); LeAnn Womack with George Strait (Everything But Quits); Raconteurs with Ricky Skaggs (Old Enough)
Musician of the Year
Mac McAnally 
Other Nominees: Eddie Bayers; Paul Franklin; Dann Huff; Brent Mason