Who Won 45th Annual CMA Awards?

Taylor Swift at the 2011 CMA Awards
Date: 
Nov 9, 2011

The 45th annual Country Music Association Awards were held November 9, 2011 and hosted by Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley.

Taylor Swift became the second woman to win Entertainer of the Year twice, joining Barbara Mandrell.

The Band Perry won three awards and Jason Aldean picked up two including Album of the Year.

Entertainer of the Year
Taylor Swift 
Other Nominees: Jason Aldean; Brad Paisley; Blake Shelton; Keith Urban
Album of the Year
Jason Aldean (My Kinda Party) 
Other Nominees: Blake Shelton (All About Tonight); Taylor Swift (Speak Now); Brad Paisley (This Is Country Music); Zac Brown Band (You Get What You Give)
Female Vocalist of the Year
Miranda Lambert 
Other Nominees: Sara Evans; Martina McBride; Taylor Swift; Carrie Underwood
Male Vocalist of the Year
Blake Shelton 
Other Nominees: Jason Aldean; Kenny Chesney; Brad Paisley; Keith Urban
Vocal Duo of the Year
Sugarland 
Other Nominees: The Civil Wars; Montgomery Gentry; Steel Magnolia; Thompson Square
Vocal Group of the Year
Lady Antebellum 
Other Nominees: The Band Perry; Little Big Town; Rascal Flatts; Zac Brown Band
Single of the Year
The Band Perry 
Other Nominees: Sara Evans (A Little Bit Stronger); Zac Brown Band (Colder Weather); Jason Aldean (Don't You Wanna Stay); Blake Shelton (Honey Bee)
Song of the Year
The Band Perry 
Kimberly Perry
Other Nominees: Zac Brown Band (Colder Weather); Jason Aldean (Dirt Road Anthem); Taylor Swift (Mean); Kenny Chesney (You And Tequila)
New Artist of the Year
The Band Perry 
Other Nominees: Luke Bryan; Eric Church; Thompson Square; Chris Young
Music Video of the Year
Kenny Chesney (You And Tequila) 
Other Nominees: Blake Shelton (Honey Bee); The Band Perry (If I Die Young); Taylor Swift (Mean); Brad Paisley (Old Alabama)
Musical Event of the Year
Jason Aldean (Don't You Wanna Stay) 
with Kelly Clarkson
Other Nominees: Zac Brown Band and Alan Jackson (As She's Walking Away); Loretta Lynn-Sheryl Crow-Miranda Lambert (Coal Miner's Daughter); Brad Paisley and Alabama (Old Alabama); Kenny Chesney and Grace Potter (You And Tequila)
Musician of the Year
Mac McAnally 
Other Nominees: Sam Bush; Jerry Douglas; Paul Franklin; Dann Huff