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2009 CMA AWARDS    WINNERS

CMA award winners are determined by votes cast by professional members of the Country Music Association. See the official list of nominees below, and then vote for your favorites in the CMT.com Fan Voting poll. We will reveal the official winners and the fans' picks the night of the show -- Nov. 11, 2009.

Single of the Year

"Chicken Fried" -- Zac Brown Band "I Run to You" -- Lady Antebellum "In Color" -- Jamey Johnson "People Are Crazy" -- Billy Currington "Then" -- Brad Paisley
"Chicken Fried"
Zac Brown Band
"I Run to You"
Lady Antebellum
"In Color"
Jamey Johnson
"People Are Crazy"
Billy Currington
"Then"
Brad Paisley

Album of the Year

<i>American Saturday Night</i> -- Brad Paisley <i>Defying Gravity</i> -- Keith Urban <i>Fearless</i> -- Taylor Swift <i>Love On the Inside</i> -- Sugarland <i>That Lonesome Song</i> -- Jamey Johnson
American Saturday Night
Brad Paisley
Defying Gravity
Keith Urban
Fearless
Taylor Swift
Love on the Inside
Sugarland
That Lonesome Song
Jamey Johnson

Song of the Year

"Chicken Fried" -- Zac Brown Band "I Told You So" -- Carrie Underwood "In Color" -- Jamey Johnson "People Are Crazy" -- Billy Currington "Then" -- Brad Paisley
"Chicken Fried"
Zac Brown Band
"I Told You So"
Carrie Underwood
"In Color"
Jamey Johnson
"People Are Crazy"
Billy Currington
"Then"
Brad Paisley

Musical Event of the Year

"Cowgirls Don't Cry"
Brooks & Dunn and Reba McEntire
"Down the Road"
Kenny Chesney and Mac McAnally
"Everything but Quits"
Lee Ann Womack and George Strait
"I Told You So"
Carrie Underwood and Randy Travis
"Old Enough"
The Raconteurs, Ricky Skaggs and Ashley Monroe
"Start a Band"
Brad Paisley and Keith Urban

Music Video of the Year

"Boots on" -- Randy Houser "Love Story" -- Taylor Swift "People Are Crazy" -- Billy Currington Start a Band - Brad Paisley duet with Keith Urban "Troubadour" -- George Strait
"Boots On"
Randy Houser
"Love Story"
Taylor Swift
"People Are Crazy"
Billy Currington
"Start a Band"
Brad Paisley and Keith Urban
"Troubadour"
George Strait

Musician of the Year

Eddie Bayers Paul Franklin Dann Huff Brent Mason Mac McAnally

Entertainer of the Year

Taylor SwiftTaylor Swift
"In this moment, everything that I have ever wanted just happened to me."

Female Vocalist of the Year

Taylor SwiftTaylor Swift
"I want to thank everybody in the room tonight for not running up on the stage during my speech."

Male Vocalist of the Year

Brad PaisleyBrad Paisley
"Thank you, everybody who comes to the shows -- all my fans. We've had such a fun year."

New Artist of the Year

Darius RuckerDarius Rucker
"To the fans, thank y'all for accepting me. And most importantly, to country radio, you took a chance on a pop singer from Charleston, S.C., and God bless y'all for that."

Vocal Group of the Year

Lady AntebellumLady Antebellum
"Thank you so much for just letting us be up here and feel part of the community -- the country music industry. You guys have been so supportive of us." -- Charles Kelley

Vocal Duo of the Year

SugarlandSugarland
"Well, we don't usually expect this, but we definitely didn't this year." -- Jennifer Nettles

Single of the Year

"I Run to You" -- Lady Antebellum "I Run to You"
Lady Antebellum
"First of all, [co-writer] Tom Douglas, Tom Douglas, Tom Douglas. If it wasn't for you this song would not have been ... ." -- Charles Kelley

Album of the Year

<i>Fearless</i> -- Taylor SwiftFearless
Taylor Swift
"This album is my diary, and so to all the people who voted for me for this, thank you for saying that you like my diary. That's the nicest thing, the nicest compliment."

Song of the Year

"In Color" -- Jamey Johnson "In Color"
Jamey Johnson
"I never thought y'all would even let me come to stuff like this. Thanks again, ya'll. This has been an unbelievable experience. Thank you for listening to my music and letting me do what I do."

Musical Event of the Year

Start a Band -- Brad Paisley and Keith Urban "Start a Band"
Brad Paisley and Keith Urban

Music Video of the Year

"Love Story" -- Taylor Swift "Love Story"
Taylor Swift

Musician of the Year