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2013 CMA Awards Are History - Here Are Your Winners

by Paul Heling

See who made history at the 2013 CMA Awards.  Here's the list of nominees in each category with the winners in bold.


ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR

Blake Shelton
George Strait
Jason Aldean
Luke Bryan
Taylor Swift


SINGLE OF THE YEAR

Cruise - Florida Georgia Line
Highway Don't Care - Tim McGraw w/ Taylor Swift and Keith Urban
Mama's Broken Heart - Miranda Lambert
Merry Go 'Round - Kacey Musgraves
Wagon Wheel - Darius Rucker


ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Based on a True Story - Blake Shelton
Blown Away - Carrie Underwood
Red - Taylor Swift
Same Trailer Different Park - Kacey Musgraves
Tornado - Little Big Town


SONG OF THE YEAR

I Drive Your Truck - Lee Brice
Mama's Broken Heart - Miranda Lambert
Merry Go 'Round - Kacey Musgraves
Pontoon - Little Big Town
Wagon Wheel - Darius Rucker


FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

Carrie Underwood
Kacey Musgraves
Kelly Clarkson
Miranda Lambert
Taylor Swift


MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

Blake Shelton 
Eric Church
Jason Aldean
Keith Urban
Luke Bryan


VOCAL GROUP OF THE YEAR

Eli Young Band
Lady Antebellum
Little Big Town
The Band Perry
Zac Brown Band


VOCAL DUO OF THE YEAR

Big & Rich
Florida Georgia Line
Love and Theft
Sugarland
The Civil Wars
Thompson Square


MUSICAL EVENT OF THE YEAR

Boys 'Round Here - Blake Shelton w/ Pistol Annies
Cruise - Florida Georgia Line
Don't Rush - Kelly Clarkson
Highway Don't Care - Tim McGraw w/ Taylor Swift & Keith Urban
The Only Way I Know - Jason Aldean w/ Luke Bryan and Eric Church


MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Blown Away - Carrie Underwood
Boys 'Round Here - Blake Shelton w/ Pistol Annies
Downtown - Lady Antebellum
Highway Don't Care - Tim McGraw w/ Taylor Swift & Keith Urban
Mama's Broken Heart - Miranda Lambert
Tornado - Little Big Town


NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Brett Eldredge
Florida Georgia Line
Kacey Musgraves
Kip Moore
Lee Brice



PINNACLE AWARD - Taylor Swift

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT - Kenny Rogers