Chris Stapleton with wife Morgane
Chris Stapleton with wife Morgane

Chris Stapleton's Very Big Night In Nashville

Luke Bryan won the top Country Music Association award at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena last night but it was Chris Stapleton who walked off with the most, winning a hat-trick of awards: Album, Male Vocalist and New Artist of the Year.

Below, Chris Stapleton with his wife Morgane and Justin Timberlake, performing Dean Dillon and Linda Hargrove's penned "Tennessee Whiskey" from his award winning Traveller album.

 

 

The 2015 CMA Award Winners:

Entertainer of the Year
Garth Brooks
Luke Bryan -- WINNER
Kenny Chesney
Eric Church
Miranda Lambert

New Artist of the Year
Sam Hunt
Maddie & Tae
Thomas Rhett
Chris Stapleton -- WINNER
Kelsea Ballerini

Album of the Year
Old Boots, New Dirt, Jason Aldean
Pageant Material, Kacey Musgraves
Pain Killer, Little Big Town
The Big Revival, Kenny Chesney
Traveller, Chris Stapleton -- WINNER

Female Vocalist of the Year
Miranda Lambert -- WINNER
Kacey Musgraves
Carrie Underwood
Lee Ann Womack
Kelsea Ballerini

Male Vocalist of the Year
Dierks Bentley
Luke Bryan 
Eric Church 
Blake Shelton
Chris Stapleton -- WINNER

Single of the Year
"American Kids" Kenny Chesney
"Girl Crush," Little Big Town -- WINNER
"I Don't Dance," Lee Brice
"Take Your Time," Sam Hunt
"Talladega," Eric Church

Music Video of the Year
"Biscuits," Kacey Musgraves
"Girl Crush," Little Big Town
"Girl in a Country Song," Maddie & Tae -- WINNER
"Little Red Wagon," Miranda Lambert
"Something In The Water," Carrie Underwood

Song of the Year
"American Kids," Kenny Chesney
"Girl Crush," Little Big Town -- WINNER
"Like A Cowboy," Randy Houser
"Like A Wrecking Ball," Eric Church
"Take Your Time," Sam Hunt

Musical Event of the Year
Django and Jimmie, Willie Nelson & Merle Haggard
"Lonely Tonight," Blake Shelton & Ashley Monroe
"Raise 'Em Up," Keith Urban & Eric Church -- WINNER
"Smokin' And Drinkin'," Miranda Lambert & Little Big Town
"Wild Child," Kenny Chesney & Grace Potter

Musician of the Year
Sam Bush, Mandolin
Jerry Douglas, Dobro
Paul Franklin, Steel Guitar
Dann Huff, Guitar
Mac McAnally, Guitar -- WINNER

Vocal Duo of the Year
Brothers Osborne
Dan + Shay
Florida Georgia Line -- WINNER
Maddie & Tae
Thompson Square

Vocal Group of the Year
Lady Antebellum
Little Big Town -- WINNER
Rascal Flatts
The Band Perry
Zac Brown Band

 

 

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