Who Won 49th Annual CMA Awards?

Chris Stapleton at the CMA Awards
Date: 
Nov 4, 2015

Chris Stapleton had a big night at the 2015 CMA Awards, as he went three for three in his nominated categories - Male Vocalist, New Artist and Album of the Year ("Traveller").

Luke Bryan won his second consecutive Entertainer of the Year award. Little Big Town's song "Girl Crush" was awarded Single and Song of the Year - and the band was named Vocal Group of the Year for the fourth year in a row.

The evening was hosted by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood.

Entertainer of the Year
Luke Bryan 
Other Nominees: Garth Brooks;  Kenny Chesney; Eric Church; Miranda Lambert
Album of the Year
Chris Stapleton (Traveler) 
Other Nominees: Jason Aldean (Old Boots, New Dirt); Kacey Musgraves (Pageant Material); Little Big Town (Pain Killer); Kenny Chesney (The Big Revival)
Vocal Group of the Year
Little Big Town 
Other Nominees: Lady Antebellum; Rascal Flatts; The Band Perry; Zac Brown Band
Vocal Duo of the Year
Florida Georgia Line 
Other Nominees:Brothers Osborne; Dan + Shay; Maddie & Tae; Thompson Square
Male Vocalist of the Year
Chris Stapleton 
Other Nominees: Dierks Bentley; Luke Bryan; Eric Church; Blake Shelton
Female Vocalist of the Year
Miranda Lambert 
Other Nominees: Kelsea Ballerini; Kacey Musgraves; Carrie Underwood; Lee Ann Womack
Song of the Year
Little Big Town (Girl Crush) 
Written by Liz Rose, Lori McKenna and Hillary Lindsey
Other Nominees: Kenny Chesney (American Kids); Randy Houser (Like A Cowboy); Eric Church (Like A Wrecking Ball); Sam Hunt (Take Your Time)
Single of the Year
Little Big Town (Girl Crush) 
Other Nominees: Kenny Chesney (American Kids); Lee Brice (I Don't Dance); Sam Hunt (Take Your Time); Eric Church (Talladega)
New Artist of the Year
Chris Stapleton 
Other Nominees: Kelsea Ballerini; Sam Hunt; Maddie & Tae; Thomas Rhett
Musical Event of the Year
Keith Urban feat. Eric Church (Raise 'Em Up) 
Other Nominees: Willie Nelson & Merle Haggard (Django and Jimmie); Blake Shelton & Ashley Monroe (Lonely Tonight); Miranda Lambert & Little Big Town (Smokin' and Drinkin'); Kenny Chesney & Grace Potter (Wild Child)
Music Video of the Year
Maddie & Tae (Girl In A Country Song) 
Other Nominees: Kacey Musgraves (Biscuits); Little Big Town (Girl Crush); Miranda Lambert (Little Red Wagon); Carrie Underwood (Something In The Water)
Musician of the Year
Mac McAnally 
Other Nominees: Sam Bush; Jerry Douglas; Paul Franklin; Dann Huff