Vintage CMA Awards Photo Gallery

Browse our collection of the changing hosts, hairstyles and fashions at the CMA Awards!
Sonny James and Bobbie Gentry host the 1967 CMA Awards. Photo courtesy of the CMA.

Tennessee Ernie Ford hosts the 1971 CMA Awards. Photo courtesy of the CMA.

Roy Clark hosts the 1976 CMA Awards. Photo courtesy of the CMA.

Kenny Rogers hosts the 1979 CMA Awards. Photo courtesy of the CMA.

Barbara Mandrell and Mac Davis host the 1980 CMA Awards. Photo courtesy of the CMA.

Barbara Mandrell and Mac Davis host the 1981 CMA Awards. Photo courtesy of the CMA.

Alabama at the 1982 CMA Awards. Photo courtesy of the CMA.

Crystal Gayle at the 1982 CMA Awards. Photo courtesy of the CMA.

Dolly Parton at the 1982 CMA Awards. Photo courtesy of the CMA.

The Oak Ridge Boys at the 1982 CMA Awards. Photo courtesy of the CMA.

Reba McEntire at the 1982 CMA Awards. Photo courtesy of the CMA.

Anne Murray and Willie Nelson host the 1983 CMA Awards. Photo courtesy of the CMA.

Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers at the 1983 CMA Awards. Photo courtesy of the CMA.

John Anderson at the 1983 CMA Awards. Photo courtesy of the CMA.

The Judds at the 1983 CMA Awards. Photo courtesy of the CMA.

Ray Charles and Ricky Skaggs at the 1984 CMA Awards. Photo courtesy of the CMA.

Reba McEntire at the 1984 CMA Awards. Photo courtesy of the CMA.

The Judds at the 1984 CMA Awards. Photo courtesy of the CMA.

Waylon Jennings at the 1984 CMA Awards. Photo courtesy of the CMA.

Kris Kristofferson and Anne Murray host the 1985 CMA Awards. Photo courtesy of the CMA.

(l-r) Linda Ronstadt, Emmylou Harris and Dolly Parton at the 1986 CMA Awards. Photo courtesy of the CMA.

Willie Nelson at the 1986 CMA Awards. Photo courtesy of the CMA.

Lionel Richie sings with Alabama at the 1986 CMA Awards. Photo courtesy of the CMA.

Hank Williams, Jr. at the 1987 CMA Awards. Photo courtesy of the CMA.

Restless Heart at the 1987 CMA Awards. Photo courtesy of the CMA.

The Judds at the 1987 CMA Awards. Photo courtesy of the CMA.

Dolly Parton hosts the 1988 CMA Awards. Photo courtesy of the CMA.

Dwight Yoakam and Buck Owens at the 1988 CMA Awards. Photo courtesy of the CMA.

John Denver at the 1988 CMA Awards. Photo courtesy of the CMA.

George Strait at the 1989 CMA Awards. Photo courtesy of the CMA.

Lorrie Morgan at the 1989 CMA Awards. Photo courtesy of the CMA.

Tanya Tucker at the 1989 CMA Awards. Photo courtesy of the CMA.

Reba McEntire hosts the 1991 CMA Awards. Photo courtesy of the CMA.

Reba McEntire and Randy Travis host the 1990 CMA Awards. Photo courtesy of the CMA.

Clint Black and Vince Gill host the 1993 CMA Awards. Photo courtesy of the CMA.

Vince Gill hosts the 1995 CMA Awards. Photo courtesy of the CMA.

Vince Gill hosts the 2000 CMA Awards. Photo courtesy of the CMA.

Brooks and Dunn host the 2005 CMA Awards. Photo courtesy of the CMA.