Who Won 50th Annual CMA Awards?

Garth Brooks
Nov 2, 2016

At the 50th Annual CMA Awards Garth Brooks was presented with his fifth Entertainer of the Year Award, but his first since 1998.

Carrie Underwood broke a six-year stranglehold Miranda Lambert held on the Female Vocalist Award. It was Underwood's fourth win in the category.

The ceremony was hosted by Underwood along with Brad Paisley. There were performances by many country legends along with a tribute to Dolly Parton and a duet by the Dixie Chicks and Beyonce.

Entertainer of the Year
Garth Brooks 
Other Nominees: Luke Bryan; Chris Stapleton; Carrie Underwood; Keith Urban
Album of the Year
Eric Church (Mr. Misunderstood) 
Other Nominees: Dierks Bentley (Black); Maren Morris (Hero); Keith Urban (Ripcord); Carrie Underwood (Storyteller)
Vocal Group of the Year
Little Big Town 
Other Nominees: Lady Antebellum; Old Dominion; Rascal Flatts; Zac Brown Band
Vocal Duo of the Year
Brothers Osborne 
Other Nominees:Dan + Shay; Florida Georgia Line; Joey + Rory; Maddie & Tae
Male Vocalist of the Year
Chris Stapleton 
Other Nominees: Dierks Bentley; Eric Church; Tim McGraw; Keith Urban
Female Vocalist of the Year
Carrie Underwood 
Other Nominees: Kelsea Ballerini; Miranda Lambert; Maren Morris; Kacey Musgraves
Song of the Year
Tim McGraw (Humble And Kind) 
Written by Lori McKenna
Other Nominees: Cam (Burning House); Thomas Rhett (Die A Happy Man);  Eric Church (Record Year); Maren Morris (My Church)
Single of the Year
Thomas Rhett (Die A Happy Man) 
Other Nominees: Tim McGraw (Humble And Kind); Maren Morris (My Church); Chris Stapleton (Nobody To Blame); Eric Church (Record Year)
New Artist of the Year
Maren Morris 
Other Nominees: Kelsea Ballerini; Brothers Osborne; Old Dominion; Cole Swindell
Musical Event of the Year
Dierks Bentley feat. Elle King (Different For Girls) 
Other Nominees: Luke Bryan & Karen Fairchild (Home Alone Tonight); Keith Urban & Carrie Underwood (The Fighter); Chris Young & Cassadee Pope (Think Of You); Morgane Stapleton & Chris Stapleton (You Are My Sunshine)
Music Video of the Year
Chris Stapleton (Fire Away) 
Other Nominees: Cam (Burning House); Tim McGraw (Humble And Kind); Eric Church (Record Year); Dierks Bentley (Somewhere On A Beach)
Musician of the Year
Dann Huff 
Other Nominees: Jerry Douglas; Paul Franklin; Brent Mason; Derek Wells