Country Music Awards 2011 Winners

Posted on Apr 4 2011 - 1:44pm by GJ Staff

Academy of country music

This lovely event took place at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

And the winners are:

ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR
• Jason Aldean
• Toby Keith
Miranda Lambert
• Brad Paisley
Taylor Swift – WINNER
• Keith Urban

TOP MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
• Jason Aldean
Brad Paisley – WINNER
• Blake Shelton
George Strait
• Keith Urban

TOP FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
Miranda Lambert – WINNER
• Reba McEntire
• Taylor Swift
• Carrie Underwood
• Lee Ann Womack

TOP VOCAL DUO OF THE YEAR
• The JaneDear girls
• Joey + Rory
• Montgomery Gentry
• Steel Magnolia
• Sugarland – WINNER

TOP VOCAL GROUP OF THE YEAR
Lady Antebellum – WINNER
• Little Big Town
• Randy Rogers Band
• The Band Perry
Zac Brown Band

TOP NEW SOLO VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
• Eric Church – WINNER
• Easton Corbin
• Randy Houser

TOP NEW VOCAL DUO or GROUP OF THE YEAR
• the JaneDear girls
• Steel Magnolia
• The Band Perry – WINNER

TOP NEW ARTIST
• The Band Perry – WINNER
• Eric Church

ALBUM OF THE YEAR [Award to Artist(s)/Producer(s)/Record Company]
• ‘Hemingway’s Whiskey’ – Kenny Chesney (BNA)
Produced by: Buddy Cannon, Kenny Chesney

‘Need You Now’ – Lady Antebellum (Capitol Records Nashville) — WINNER
Produced by: Lady Antebellum, Paul Worley

• ‘The Guitar Song’ – Jamey Johnson (Mercury)
Produced by: Arlis Albritton, Dave Cobb, The Kent Hardly Playboys

• ‘Speak Now’ – Taylor Swift (Big Machine Records)
Produced by: Nathan Chapman, Taylor Swift

• ‘Up on the Ridge’ – Dierks Bentley (Capitol Records Nashville)
Produced by: Jon Randall Stewart

• ‘You Get What You Give’ – Zac Brown Band (Southern Ground / Roar / Bigger Picture / Atlantic)
Produced by: Zac Brown, Keith Stegall

SINGLE RECORD OF THE YEAR [Award to Artist(s)/Producer(s)/Record Company]
• ‘A Little More Country Than That’ – Easton Corbin (Mercury)
Produced by: Carson Chamberlain

• ‘As She’s Walking Away’ – Zac Brown Band Featuring Alan Jackson (Southern Ground / Roar / Bigger Picture / Atlantic)
Produced by: Zac Brown, Keith Stegall

• ‘If I Die Young’ – The Band Perry (Republic Nashville)
Produced by: Paul Worley

• ‘Love Like Crazy’ – Lee Brice (Curb Records)
Produced by: Lee Brice, Doug Johnson

• ‘The Boys of Fall’ – Kenny Chesney (BNA)
Produced by: Buddy Cannon, Kenny Chesney

‘The House That Built Me’ – Miranda Lambert (Columbia Nashville) – WINNER
Produced by: Frank Liddell, Mike Wrucke

SONG OF THE YEAR [Award to Composer(s)/Publisher(s)/Artist(s)]
• ‘A Little More Country Than That’ – Easton Corbin
Composers: Rory Lee Feek, Don Poythress, Wynn Varble
Publishers: A Sling And A Prayer Music (ASCAP), Chrysalis One Music (ASCAP), Don Poythress Songs (ASCAP), Precious Flour Music (BMI), Universal Music-MGB Songs (ASCAP), Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (BMI)

• ‘As She’s Walking Away’ – Zac Brown Band Featuring Alan Jackson
Composers: Zac Brown, Wyatt Durrette
Publishers: Angelika Music (BMI), Weimerhound Publishing (BMI)

• ‘If I Die Young’ – The Band Perry
Composer: Kimberly Perry
Publishers: Pearlfeather Publishing (BMI), Rio Bravo Music, Inc. (BMI)

• ‘Love Like Crazy’ – Lee Brice
Composers: Tim James, Doug Johnson
Publishers: Mike Curb Music (BMI), Sweet Radical Music (BMI), T-Bird’s Music (BMI), Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (BMI)

‘The House That Built Me’ – Miranda Lambert – WINNER
Composers: Tom Douglas, Allen Shamblin

Publishers: Built On Rock (ASCAP), Sony/ATV Tree Publishing (BMI), Tomdouglasmusic (BMI)

VIDEO OF THE YEAR [Award to Producer(s)/Director(s)/Artist(s)] *(Off Camera Award)
• ‘Hillbilly Bone’ – Blake Shelton Featuring Trace Adkins
Producer: Randy Brewer
Director: Roman White

• ‘Only Prettier’ – Miranda Lambert
Producer: Trent Hardville
Director: Trey Fanjoy

• ‘Stuck Like Glue’ – Sugarland
Producer: Tony McGarry
Director: Declan Whitebloom

• ‘The Boys of Fall’ – Kenny Chesney
Producer: Don Lepore
Director: Shaun Silva

‘The House That Built Me’ – Miranda Lambert – WINNER
Producer: Trent Hardville
Director: Trey Fanjoy

VOCAL EVENT OF THE YEAR [Award to Artist(s)/Producer(s)/Record Company] (Off Camera Award)
‘As She’s Walking Away’ – Zac Brown Band Featuring Alan Jackson (Southern Ground / Roar / Bigger Picture / Atlantic) – WINNER
Produced by: Zac Brown, Keith Stegall

• ‘Blue Sky’ – Emily West Featuring Keith Urban (Capitol Records Nashville)
Produced by: Mark Bright

• ‘Coal Miner’s Daughter’ – Loretta Lynn, Sheryl Crow and Miranda Lambert (Columbia Nashville)
Produced by: John Carter Cash, Patsy Lynn Russell

• ‘Cold Beer’ – Colt Ford Featuring Jamey Johnson (Average Joes)
Produced by: Shannon Houchins, Adrian Young

• ‘Good to Be Me’ – Uncle Kracker Featuring Kid Rock (Top Dog/ Atlantic / Bigger Picture)