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33rd Annual CMA Awards

1999 CMA Entertainer of the Year: Shania Twain
  • Host:Vince Gill
  • Venue:Grand Ole Opry House
  • City:Nashville, Tenn.
  • Date:Sept. 22, 1999
  • Entertainer of the Year:Shania Twain

Winners

Entertainer of the Year

Male Vocalist of the Year

Female Vocalist of the Year

Horizon Award

Vocal Group of the Year

Vocal Duo of the Year

Vocal Event of the Year

Album of the Year

Song of the Year

  • Robin Lerner, Beth Nielsen and Annie Roboff
    Song Title: "This Kiss"

Single of the Year

Musician of the Year

Music Video of the Year

  • Dixie Chicks and Thom Oliphant
    Video Title: "Wide Open Spaces"

Nominees

Vocal Group of the Year

Album of the Year

Song of the Year

Single of the Year

Music Video of the Year

33rd Annual CMA Awards Summary

This year's show includes memorable collaborations, such as Alabama performing "God Must Have Spent a Little More Time on You" with pop group 'N Synch. Rock's Jewel joined the legendary Merle Haggard on his classic, "That's the Way Love Goes." International superstar Shania Twain is the first female in 13 years to win the coveted entertainer of the year award. The Dixie Chicks' hit, "Wide Open Spaces," wins both the music video and single of the year honors. The trio are also named vocal group of the year. Tim McGraw's A Place in the Sun wins album of the year, and McGraw also earns male vocalist honors. McGraw's future duet partner, Jo Dee Messina, takes the Horizon Award, and vocal powerhouse Martina McBride wins her first female vocalist award. Faith Hill's hit "This Kiss" gives songwriters Robin Lerner, Beth Nielsen Chapman and Annie Roboff the song of the year trophy. The Country Music Hall of Fame inducts songwriter Johnny Bond and singers Dolly Parton and the late Conway Twitty.