The 2011 Country Music Awards honored various country stars on Wednesday night in a celebrity filled ceremony that saw Taylor Swift take home Entertainer of the Year for the second year in a row.
The stars of country music were out in full force for the 2011 CMAs at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee, where such acts as The Band Perry, Taylor Swift, Blake Shelton, and Miranda Lambert walked away winners in various categories. The Entertainer of the Year award went to Taylor Swift for a second straight year, making Swift the only woman in country history aside from Barbara Mandrell to win twice.
Other big winners at the 45th annual Country Music Awards were The Band Perry, who picked up Best Single for “If I Die Young”, Best Song for “If I Die Young” and the Best New Artist award. Spouses Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert took home CMA awards for Best Male Vocalist and Best Female Vocalist respectively.
Check out the full list of winner at the 2011 CMAs below:
Entertainer of the Year:
“If I Die Young,” – The Band Perry
“My Kinda Party,” – Jason Aldean
“If I Die Young,” – Kimberly Perry (writer)
Best Female Vocalist:
Best Male Vocalist:
Best Vocal Group:
Best Vocal Duo:
“Don’t You Wanna Stay”, – Jason Aldean with Kelly Clarkson
Best Music Video:
“You and Tequila,” – Kenny Chesney featuring Grace Potter directed by Shaun Silva
Best New Artist:
The Band Perry