2008 CMA Awards: The Show, The Winners

November 13, 2008


Tying Garth Brooks for the most wins in the most prestigious category, Kenny Chesney took home his third straight “Entertainer of the Year” trophy at the 2008 CMA Awards.

Held at the Sommet Center in Nashville, Tennessee, the show was hosted by Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley with a number of top-notch acts including a strong performance of “All Night Long” by Detroit native Kid Rock.

Meanwhile, country superstar George Strait snatched up CMA trophies for album of the year for “Troubadour” and for single of the year for “I Saw God Today”.

Other big winners included Brad Paisley for best male vocalist and best video (“Waitin’ On A Woman”), Carrie Underwood for best female vocalist, Jennifer Nettles for song of the year (“Stay”) and best duo (Sugarland).

During the three-hour country extravaganza, top-name presenters included the always-lovable Miley Cyrus teamed with papa Billy Ray, as well as Nicole Kidman and her “Australia” co-star Hugh Jackman, among many others.


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