2011 Country Music Association Awards

The 2011 Country Music Association Awards, 45th Annual Ceremony, is a music award ceremony that was held on November 4, 2011, at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. The ceremony was co-hosted by CMA Awarding Artists, Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood.

2011 Country Music Association Awards
DateNovember 9, 2011 (2011-11-09)
LocationBridgestone Arena, Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.
Hosted byBrad Paisley
Carrie Underwood
Most awardsThe Band Perry (3)
Most nominationsTaylor Swift (5)
Jason Aldean (5)
Brad Paisley (5)
Television/radio coverage

Taylor Swift, Jason Aldean & Brad Paisley led the nominations with 5 each. The Band Perry took home 3 awards, including New Artist of the Year.

The night's top prize, entertainer of the year, went to Taylor Swift, which was her only victory of the evening; She became only the second female artist to ever win the honor twice, after Barbara Mandrell won it in 1980 and 1981. Swift is currently one of six female artists to ever win the award.[1]


Winners and nomineesEdit

[2] Winners are shown in bold.

Entertainer of the Year Album of the Year
Male Vocalist of the Year Female Vocalist of the Year
Vocal Group of the Year Vocal Duo of the Year
Single of the Year Song of the Year (Songwriters' Award)
New Artist of the Year Musician of the Year
Music Video of the Year Musical Event of the Year
International Artist Achievement Award[3]


  1. ^ http://theboot.com/2011-cma-awards-winners/
  2. ^ http://theboot.com/2011-cma-awards-winners/
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-02-01. Retrieved 2013-11-18.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)