by Cherszy (@cherszy)
Country music babies celebrated their glorious moments up on stage as they either sang and strum away with their precious guitars or held on to a dear trophy and delivered an emotional speech during the 44th Annual Country Music Awards held last November 10 at the Bridgestone Arena, Nashville. Your biggest hillbilly or not-so-hillbilly stars filled the air with sweet melodies from the hills and from the countryside that remind you of lovely roses and young love in what is country music’s biggest night.
Last year, Taylor Swift conquered the awards, but this year, looks like she’s just another performer on the guest list. Miranda Lambert took the biggest slice of cake home with three wins, beating other strong contenders such as host Carrie Underwood and last year’s winner, Taylor Swift. But, as much as Miranda was gleeful for her and her fiancé’s, Blake Shelton, victories, she wasn’t exactly thrilled with Glee’s next guest star, Gwyneth Paltrow’s performance of “Country Strong” as the three-time winner reportedly showed a forced smile after the Hollywood actress ended the song. Looks like the country star isn’t so welcoming to newcomers. Nevertheless, we congratulate you on your domination over the CMA’s this year!
Apart from Miranda and Blake, let’s see who else bagged an award. Here is the complete list of winners from the 2010 Country Music Awards.
For Entertainer of the Year: Brad Paisley
For Female Vocalist of the Year: Miranda Lambert
For Male Vocalist of the Year: Blake Shelton
For New Artist of the Year: Zac Brown Band
For Vocal Group of the Year: Lady Antebellum
For Vocal Duo of the Year: Sugarland
For Single of the Year: “Need You Now” by Lady Antebellum
For Album of the Year: Revolution by Miranda Lambert
For Song and Music Video of the Year: “The House That Built Me” by Miranda Lambert (written by Tom Douglas and Allen Shamblin)
For Musical Event of the Year: “Hillbilly Bone” by Blake Shelton ft. Trace Adkins
For Musician of the Year: Mac McAnally (for guitar)
Another piece of country music history has been written, and we hope to see more award-winning ones get written down. I was hoping for Keith Urban and Rascal Flatts to be part of that history last Wednesday though, but I guess there’s always a next time.
Congratulations to all the winners of this year’s Country Music Awards! More power!