2011 Country Music Association Awards

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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
Jason Aldean
Brad Paisley (5 each)
Television/radio coverage
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The 2011 Country Music Association Awards, 45th Annual Ceremony, is a music award ceremony that was held on November 9, 2011, at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. The ceremony was co-hosted for the fourth consecutive year by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood.

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.

Winners and nominees[edit]

[1] 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
New Artist of the Year Musician of the Year
Music Video of the Year Musical Event of the Year
International Artist Achievement Award[2]

Hall of Fame[edit]

Country Music Hall of Fame


Artist(s) Song(s)
Blake Shelton
Kenny Loggins
Keith Urban "You Gonna Fly"
Miranda Lambert "Baggage Claim"
Rascal Flatts
Natasha Bedingfield
Taylor Swift "Ours"
Luke Bryan "Country Girl (Shake It for Me)"
Lady Antebellum "We Owned the Night"
Kenny Chesney
Grace Potter
"You and Tequila"
Little Big Town
Darius Rucker
Rascal Flatts
Lionel Richie
"Deep River Woman"
"Stuck On You"
"Dancing On The Ceiling"
Martina McBride "I'm Gonna Love You Through It"
The Band Perry "All Your Life"
Brad Paisley
Carrie Underwood
"Remind Me"
Faith Hill "Come Home"


  1. ^ "2011 CMA Awards Winners". The Boot.
  2. ^ "CMA World | International Awards - CMA World". Archived from the original on 2015-02-01. Retrieved 2013-11-18.