Charley Pride earns both the entertainer of the year and male vocalist of the year awards. Lynn Anderson's popular "I Never
Promised You a Rose Garden" helps secure the female vocalist trophy, and Sammi Smith's classic "Help Me Make It Through the
Night" is named single of the year. Jerry Reed and Danny Davis & the Nashville Brass win the instrumentalist and instrumental
group awards, respectively, while Dolly Parton and Porter Wagoner collect their second duo of the year nod. "Easy Loving"
by Freddie Hart is named song of the year, and country crooner Ray Price wins album of the year for I Won't Mention It
Again. The popular bluegrass act, the Osborne Brothers, win vocal group of the year. Talent scout Arthur Edward Satherely
is inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame.