Tonight’s 2013 Country Music Association Awards is a huge night for both country stars as well as country fans. With Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley as your friendly hosts — for the sixth time, we might add — and a slew of all-star performers and presenters, you’ll definitely be in for a grand ol’ time.
There are awards ranging from a single song, an album, or even being the overall best performer of the year. Taking home one of these coveted trophies is a huge deal and we’ve compiled a list of winners for you because we care!
We’ll be updating this list as the night goes on, so keep checking back and refreshing for the latest! At the end of the night, hit the comments and let us know if your favorites won or if they got snubbed!
Single of the Year
WINNER: "Cruise," Florida Georgia Line "Highway Don't Care," Tim McGraw with Taylor Swift and Keith Urban "Mama's Broken Heart," Miranda Lambert "Merry Go 'Round," Kacey Musgraves "Wagon Wheel," Darius Rucker
Song of the Year
WINNER: "I Drive Your Truck," Jessi Alexander, Connie Harrington, and Jimmy Yeary "Mama's Broken Heart," Brandy Clark, Shane McAnally, and Kacey Musgraves "Merry Go 'Round," Kacey Musgraves, Josh Osborne, and Shane McAnally "Pontoon," Natalie Hemby, Luke Laird, and Barry Dean "Wagon Wheel," Bob Dylan and Ketch Secor
Duo of the Year
Big & Rich WINNER: Florida Georgia Line Sugarland Love & Theft The Civil Wars Thompson Square
New Artist of the Year
Lee Brice Brett Eldredge Florida Georgia Line Kip Moore WINNER: Kacey Musgraves
Album of the Year
WINNER: Based on a True Story, Blake Shelton Blown Away, Carrie Underwood Red, Taylor Swift Same Trailer Different Park, Kacey Musgraves Tornado, Little Big Town
Vocal Group of the Year
Eli Young Band Lady Antebellum WINNER: Little Big Town The Band Perry Zac Brown Band