Inside Edge: And the 2013 CMA award winners are ...
By Kellie Michaels. CREATED Nov 6, 2013 - UPDATED: Nov 7, 2013
47th CMA Awards | Winners
Entertainer of the Year: George Strait. What he said: "You guys that were nominated, you're such powerful entertainers. I'm just so thrilled even to be nominated again."
Female Vocalist of the Year: Miranda Lambert. What she said: "I really didn't think this one was gonna happen this year. I sit here every time, and I'm just so thankful to be here."
Male Vocalist of the Year: Blake Shelton. What he said: "Not to just echo the words of Miranda, but I really swear, I did not think this was going to happen this year. But it did."
Vocal Duo of the Year: Florida Georgia Line. What they said: "Thank you to our fans for making our dreams come true. Thank you for selling out our shows. We love you." -- Tyler Hubbard. Check out their interview with Nashville Edge here!
New Artist of the Year: Kacey Musgraves What she said: "Seriously, this first year, for me, has been just indescribable." Check out Nashville Edge's interview with Kacey Musgraves here!
Album of the Year: "Based on a True Story," Blake Shelton What he said: "I mentioned earlier today that if there was one award that would mean the most to me tonight, it would be album of the year."
Vocal Group of the Year: Little Big Town What they said: "We have to thank country music fans first. You guys are amazing, and you're the reason we're up here." -- Jimi Westbrook. Check out Nasvhille Edge's interview with Little Big Town here!
Single of the Year: "Cruise," Florida Georgia Line What they said: "Our amazing, amazing fans, you guys have changed our lives. Thank you for believing in us." -- Brian Kelley. Check out their interview with Nashville Edge here!
Song of the Year: "I Drive Your Truck," written by Jessi Alexander, Jimmy Yeary and Connie Harrington (performed by Lee Brice)
"This song was written about a young man named Jared Monti. Jared gave his life in Afghanistan for his battalion. ... His dad, to this day, still drives his truck." -- Jimmy Yeary. Check out Nashville Edge's interview with Lee Brice here!
Other winners of 2013 CMA Awards: Musical Event and Music Video of the Year, "Highway Don't Care," Tim McGraw, Taylor Swift, Keith Urban; Musician of the Year: Mac McAnally