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Entertainer of the Year

George Strait wins the 2013 CMA Award for Entertainer of the Year

Female Vocalist of the Year

Male Vocalist of the Year

Vocal Duo of the Year

Vocal Group of the Year

New Artist Of The Year

Album Of The Year [Award to Artist(s)/Producer(s)/Record Company]

Blake Shelton’s Based On A True Story...--WINNER
Produced by Scott Hendricks (Warner Bros. Records)
Carrie Underwood’s Blown Away
Produced by Mark Bright (Arista Nashville)
Taylor Swift’s Red
Produced by Jeff Bhasker, Scott Borchetta, Nathan Chapman, Dann Huff, Jacknife Lee, Max Martin, Shellback, Taylor Swift, Butch Walker and Dan Wilson (Big Machine Records)
Kacey Musgraves’s Same Trailer Different Park
Produced by Luke Laird, Shane McAnally and Kacey Musgraves (Mercury Records)
Little Big Town’s Tornado
Produced by Jay Joyce (Capitol Records Nashville)

Single Of The Year [Awarded to artist and producer]

"Cruise"
--WINNER
Florida Georgia Line
Produced by Joey Moi
Republic Nashville
"Highway Don’t Care"
Tim McGraw with Taylor Swift & Keith Urban
Produced by Byron Gallimore and Tim McGraw
Big Machine Records
"Mama’s Broken Heart"
Miranda Lambert
Produced by Frank Liddell, Glenn Worf and Chuck Ainlay
RCA Nashville
"Merry Go ‘Round"
Kacey Musgraves
Produced by Luke Laird, Shane McAnally and Kacey Musgraves
Mercury Nashville
"Wagon Wheel"
Darius Rucker
Produced by Frank Rogers
Capitol Records Nashville

Song Of The Year [Awarded to songwriter(s)]

"I Drive Your Truck"
--WINNER
Jessi Alexander, Connie Harrington and Jimmy Yeary
"Mama’s Broken Heart"
Brandy Clark, Shane McAnally and Kacey Musgraves
"Merry Go ‘Round"
Shane McAnally, Kacey Musgraves and Josh Osborne
"Pontoon"
Barry Dean, Natalie Hemby and Luke Laird
"Wagon Wheel"
Bob Dylan and Ketch Secor

Musical Event Of The Year [Awarded to each Artist]

"Boys ‘Round Here" — Blake Shelton featuring Pistol Annies
Warner Bros. Records
"Cruise" — Florida Georgia Line with Nelly
Republic Nashville
"Don’t Rush" — Kelly Clarkson featuring Vince Gill
19 Recordings/RCA Records
"Highway Don’t Care" — Tim McGraw with Taylor Swift and Keith Urban--WINNER
Big Machine Records
"The Only Way I Know" — Jason Aldean with Luke Bryan and Eric Church
Broken Bow Records

Music Video Of The Year [Awarded to artist and director]

"Blown Away"
Carrie Underwood
Directed by Randee St. Nicholas
"Boys ‘Round Here"
Blake Shelton featuring Pistol Annies
Directed by Trey Fanjoy
"Downtown"
Lady Antebellum
Directed by Peter Zavadil
"Highway Don’t Care"--WINNER
Tim McGraw with Taylor Swift and Keith Urban
Directed by Shane Drake
"Mama’s Broken Heart"
Miranda Lambert
Directed by Trey Fanjoy
"Tornado"
Little Big Town
Directed by Shane Drake

Musician Of The Year

Brent Mason— Guitar
Dann Huff — Guitar
Mac McAnally — Guitar--WINNER
Paul Franklin— Steel Guitar
Sam Bush — Mandolin