The Country Music Association rewarded Kenny Chesney with his fourth entertainer of the year trophy at Wednesday night's (Nov.
12) awards show in Nashville. Along the way, George Strait, Brad Paisley and Sugarland's Jennifer Nettles received two awards
each at the 42nd annual CMA Awards.
Strait won single of the year honors for "I Saw God Today" and the album of the
year award for Troubadour. Paisley won the male vocalist prize for the second year in a row, and he and video directors Jim
Shea and Peter Tilden shared video of the year honors for "Waitin' on a Woman" Sugarland received the vocal duo award for
the second year straight, and Nettles collected an additional trophy in the song of the year category for their hit, "Stay."
winners included Carrie Underwood (female vocalist), Lady Antebellum (new artist) and Rascal Flatts (vocal group). Led Zeppelin
vocalist Robert Plant and Alison Krauss topped the musical competition for their collaboration on "Gone, Gone, Gone."