Maren Morris was the big winner at Wednesday’ night’s CMA Awards, which was broadcast live from Nashville. She took home the trophies Song and Single of the Year for “The Bones” and the coveted Female Vocalist of the Year.
Luke Combs earned two CMA trophies – Male Vocalist and Album of the Year, while Eric Church was the surprise winner of this year’s Entertainer of the Year.
Hosted by Reba McEntire and Darius Rucker, the show featured memorial performances for Charlie Daniels, Joe Diffie and Mac Davis, as well as a musical celebration of Urban Cowboy, which turned 40 this year.
Several acts were forced to drop out of the show after testing positive for or being exposed to COVID-19, including Lee Brice, Lady A, Florida Georgia Line, Rascal Flatts and Musician of the Year winner Jenee Fleanor.
Entertainer of the Year: Eric Church
Male Vocalist of the Year: Luke Combs
Female Vocalist of the Year: Maren Morris
Album of the Year: Luke Combs – What You See Is What You Get
Vocal Group of the Year: Old Dominion
Vocal Duo of the Year: Dan and Shay
New Artist of the Year: Morgan Wallen
Song of the Year: Maren Morris – “The Bones”
Single of the Year: Maren Morris – “The Bones”
Music Video of the Year: Miranda Lambert – “Bluebird”
Musical Event of the Year: Carly Pearce and Lee Brice – “I Hope You’re Happy Now”
Musician of the Year: Jenee Fleanor
Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement: Charley Pride