2011 Country Music Award Winners

7 years ago by Troy Rogers

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:

Taylor Swift

Best Single:

“If I Die Young,” – The Band Perry

Best Album:

“My Kinda Party,” – Jason Aldean

Best Song:

“If I Die Young,” – Kimberly Perry (writer)

Best Female Vocalist:

Miranda Lambert

Best Male Vocalist:

Blake Shelton

Best Vocal Group:

Lady Antebellum

Best Vocal Duo:


Musical Event:

“Don’t You Wanna Stay”, – Jason Aldean with Kelly Clarkson

Best Musician:

Mac McAnally

Best Music Video:

“You and Tequila,” – Kenny Chesney featuring Grace Potter directed by Shaun Silva

Best New Artist:

The Band Perry

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Troy Rogers

Troy Rogers began his online career in 2002 as a news writer for the popular Screenwriter's Voice website. Since then Troy has gone on to write for such outlets as The Deadbolt and UGO.com and has interviewed hundreds of celebrities and executives in a decade.