Martina’s Award Destined for Kitchen

Martina McBride won her third trophy for CMA female vocalist, but she hasn’t cleared any shelf space for it yet. “It’s going to sit on the kitchen table for about three weeks, and then I’ll figure out what to do with it after that,” she told reporters backstage. Even with her success, she says she’s not dreaming of the night’s biggest award — entertainer of the year. “I can’t even think about that. I’m not the kind of person that sets goals. This music industry is so crazy, and so much of it is out of your control. You just have to hang on and enjoy the ride. This is more than I ever expected, to win this three times, so everything else is icing on the cake.” 11/6/03