Country Music Awards 2016

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Submitted by Cashbox Canada
Photo at right: Dolly Parton Wins Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award

The Country Music Awards are the best of the best in Country Music today. An A-star list gather together, with many hoping to be a winner.

The CMA Awards have been touted as "Country Music's Biggest Night" and A-list stars were all hoping to leave as winners.

Two stars were guaranteed to make acceptance speeches right off the top. It was announced in advance that Kenny Chesney would receive the Pinnacle Award and Dolly Parton would be honored with the Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award.
Meanwhile Chris Stapleton took home two trophies and Garth Brooks nabbed the big award of the night, Entertainer of the Year.
Here is the list of CMA 2016 Winners:

Kenny Chesney Wins the Pinnacle AwardKenny Chesney Wins the Pinnacle AwardEntertainer of the Year: Garth Brooks
Male Vocalist of the Year: Chris Stapleton
Musician of the Year: Dann Huff
Female Vocalist of the Year: Carrie Underwood
Pinnacle Award: Kenny Chesney
Vocal Group of the Year: Little Big Town
Vocal Duo of the Year: Brothers Osbourne
Album of the Year: Eric Church, Mr. Misunderstood
New Artist of the Year: Maren Morris
Song of the Year: Lori McKenna, "Humble and Kind"
Single of the Year: Thomas Rhett, "Die a Happy Man"
Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award: Dolly Parton
Music Video of the Year: Chris Stapleton and Tim Mattia, "Fire Away"
Musical Event of the Year: Dierks Bentley and Elle King, "Different for Girls"

As the wonderful video said ‘Then. Now. Forever Country.’