(Getty Images) Taylor Swift was the big winner at this year's ceremony, sweeping the 4 Country Music Awards for which she was nominated. Taylor won Entertainer of the Year, Album of the Year for Fearless, Female Vocalist of the Year, and Video of the Year for "Love Story." Taylor gave a gracious acceptance speech after winning, thanking her competition for helping her out. "Every single person in that category let me open up for them this year,” she said of fellow nominees Brad Paisley...Read Full Story
Musician Taylor Swift poses in the press room during the 43rd Annual CMA Awards at the Sommet Center on November 11, 2009 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images North America) Taylor Swift swept the four Country Music Awards she was nominated for Wednesday night, becoming the youngest ever winner of the CMAs Entertainer of the Year award in the process. The 19-year-old country/pop phenomenon was characteristically gracious in winning, thanking her competition for...Read Full Story
With all the buzz around Taylor Swift this year, it's easy to forget that the 43rd annual Country Music Awards is packed with some of the brightest stars in the industry. Some of the highlights include a banner year for both Keith Urban and Brad Paisley. The 2 are nominated for a combined 12 Country Music Awards, and their duet, "Start a Band" got them both nominated for Music Video of the Year and Musical Event of the Year. It's an exciting year for newcomers, too. With Darius Rucker, of...Read Full Story
The CMA Awards 2009 will air at 8 p.m. Eastern time on ABC. The CMA Awards (Country Music Awards) bestow some of the most prestigious honors to country music's greatest artists.