Country Music Association Awards

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CMA Faces Backlash Over Beyonce-Dixie Chicks Duet

Beyonce wasn't country enough for some critics

(Newser) - The surprise collaboration of Beyonce and the Dixie Chicks at the Country Music Association Awards was still rocking the music world on Thursday, but not all were impressed by the electric performance—and some country fans unleashed their anger on social media. The Beyonce-Dixie Chicks performance, which can be seen... More »

Garth Brooks Wins Big at CMAs

Beyonce appeared for a surprise duet

(Newser) - Garth Brooks, who lost entertainer of the year at last year's Country Music Association Awards when he returned to music after a 13-year break, won the top prize at the show Wednesday, the AP reports. Brooks beat out Carrie Underwood, Chris Stapleton, Keith Urban, and last year's winner,... More »

3 Things You Need to Know About the CMAs

Obama got dissed, Underwood baby's gender got revealed, and Lambert won big

(Newser) - Missed the CMA Awards last night? Three highlights to discuss on your lunch break:
  • The president got dissed ... again: Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley were back as co-hosts, and, just like last year, they made sure to get in an Obama joke, TMZ reports. "I'll be the first
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Gwyneth Sings, Plays at CMAs

But Miranda Lambert wins the night

(Newser) - It was a night of crossovers at yesterday’s Country Music Association Awards: Actress Gwyneth Paltrow and pop singer Kelly Clarkson both debuted on the country stage. Paltrow performed the single from her upcoming movie Country Strong, and Clarkson was on hand to sing a duet with Jason Aldean, E!... More »

Chesney Is King of Country Again

(Newser) - Kenny Chesney took home his third straight entertainer of the year trophy at the CMA Awards tonight. Chesney's win ties him with Garth Brooks for most in that category. Another big winner was George Straight, who took home honors for best single ("I Saw God Today") and best... More »

Chesney Tops Country Awards

Underwood grabs female vocalist and single of the year

(Newser) - Kenny Chesney won entertainer of the year at last night's Country Music Association awards on the strength of his latest release, Just Who I Am. "American Idol's" Carrie Underwood nabbed the awards for best female vocalist and single of the year, while Braid Paisley took home honors for best... More »

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