Country Music Awards

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CMAs Prod Trump With 'Before He Tweets'

Paisley, Underwood mocked both sides in 'politics-free zone'

(Newser) - The 51st annual Country Music Awards was a "politics-free zone," hosts Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley said Wednesday night—before they launched into a song poking fun at President Trump's Twitter habit. "In the middle of the night, from the privacy of a gold-plated White House...

Taylor Swift, George Strait Among Big Winners at CMAs

Strait wins top honor for third time

(Newser) - The Country Music Association Awards paid tribute to the past, present, and future, giving George Strait his third entertainer of the year trophy last night while also awarding a quartet of 20-somethings who are helping to stretch the ever-fluid boundaries of the genre. Strait won the CMA's top honor...

Taylor Swift Snags 4 CMAs

Swift named Entertainer of the Year at Country Music Awards

(Newser) - Taylor Swift was the biggest winner at last night’s Country Music Awards, winning all four categories she was nominated in. Swift’s entertainer of the year award made her the youngest-ever winner of country music’s top honor, and the first solo female to win since 1999, the AP...

How Taylor Swift Shot to the Top

Teen a strong contender for country music's biggest prize

(Newser) - Barring interference from Kanye West, Taylor Swift heads to Nashville to fight for country music's top prize tonight: Entertainer of the Year. The 19-year-old singer is up against the old boys of the industry, but Randy Lewis of the LA Times thinks she's got a shot. If the Pennsylvania-born Nashville...

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