CMA Award Winners 2012

List of CMA Awards 2012 Winners

Entertainer of the Year

Album of the Year

  • WINNER: Eric Church - Chief
  • Miranda Lambert - Four the Record
  • Dierks Bentley - Home
  • Lady Antebellum - Own the Night
  • Luke Bryan - Tailgates & Tanlines

Single of the Year

  • Jason Aldean - "Dirt Road Anthem"
  • Blake Shelton - "God Gave Me You"
  • Dierks Bentley - "Home"
  • WINNER: Little Big Town - "Pontoon"
  • Eric Church - "Springsteen"

Song of the Year (award given to songwriters)

  • "Even If It Breaks Your Heart" (Will Hoge and Eric Paslay)
  • "God Gave Me You" (Dave Barnes)
  • "Home" (Dan Wilson, Brett Beavers, and Dierks Bentley)
  • WINNER: "Over You" (Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton)
  • "Springsteen" (Eric Church, Ryan Tyndell, and Jeff Hyde)

Male Vocalist of the Year

  • Jason Aldean
  • Luke Bryan
  • Eric Church
  • WINNER: Blake Shelton
  • Keith Urban

Female Vocalist of the Year

Vocal Group of the Year

  • Eli Young Band
  • Lady Antebellum
  • WINNER: Little Big Town
  • The Band Perry
  • Zac Brown Band

Vocal Duo of the Year

  • Big & Rich
  • Love and Theft
  • Sugarland
  • The Civil Wars
  • WINNER: Thompson Square

New Artist of the Year

  • Lee Brice
  • Brantley Gilbert
  • WINNER: Hunter Hayes
  • Love and Theft
  • Thompson Square

Music Video of the Year

  • Kenny Chesney - "Come Over"
  • Miranda Lambert - "Over You"
  • Little Big Town - "Pontoon"
  • WINNER: Toby Keith - "Red Solo Cup"
  • Eric Church - "Springsteen"

Musical Event of the Year

  • "Dixie Highway" - Alan Jackson featuring Zac Brown Band
  • WINNER: "Feel Like a Rock Star" - Kenny Chesney duet with Tim McGraw
  • "Roll Me Up and Smoke Me When I Die" - Willie Nelson with Snoop Dogg, Kris Kristofferson, and Jamey Johnson
  • "Safe & Sound" - Taylor Swift featuring the Civil Wars
  • "Stuck on You" - Lionel Richie with Darius Rucker

Musician of the Year

  • Sam Bush (Mandolin)
  • Paul Franklin (Steel Guitar)
  • Dan Huff (Guitar)
  • Brent Mason (Guitar)
  • WINNER: Mac McAnally (Guitar)