Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Country Music Industry Awards
2000. Brooks & Dunn have won the Vocal Duo of the Year category every year since 1990, with two exception.
Montgomery Gentry won it 2000.
Sugarland won it in 2007.
Carrie Underwood. While Sara Evans has won the ACM Female Vocalist award, she has never won the CMA trophy for the same category.
Carrie Underwood won the award in 2006.
Reba McEntire and Martina McBride share the record for most wins of this award with four each (as of 11/6/07).
Keith Urban. The clue in the question gave this one away! All you had to know was that Keith Urban was the only Aussie on the list, and you had this one!
2004. Kenny Chesney won his very first career CMA awards in 2004. He won Entertainer of the Year and Album of the Year for "When The Sun Goes Down".
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill. Tim and Faith were on the second leg of their 'Soul 2 Soul II' Tour in 2007, and earned more money than any other country act for the year, yet neither received any CMA nominations, with the exception of Tim's nod for Musical Event of the Year for "Find Out Who Your Friends Are" with Tracy Lawrence and Kenny Chesney.
Garth Brooks is still officially retired and he and Trisha have announced no plans to tour together.
Vince Gill and Amy Grant often do shows together, but they did not do any major shows together in 2007.
Jimi Westbrook and Karen Fairchild are members of the group Little Big Town who married secretly in 2006. Little Big Town did receive 2 CMA nominations in 2007.
Country Music Association. The Country Music Association Awards are held each November.
The Academy of Country Music was once called the Country Music Academy, but the name was changed because people mistakenly thought it was a music school.
Thank goodness they changed it! It's confusing enough to have the ACM and the CMA. What if they were both abbreviated CMA?!
Vince Gill. Although a presenter, Vince Gill did not perform at the 2008 Country Music Awards. Darius Rucker formerly of Hootie and the Blowfish performed his hit "Don't Think I Don't Think About It". Kid Rock performed "All Summer Long" and George Strait performed "River of Love".
Stay. Although among many tried and true country regulars, Jennifer Nettles won the Song of the Year CMA for her writing of "Stay".
George Strait. George Strait's single, "I Saw God Today", and album, "Troubadour", took home the honors. Since 1985, this Texan has received numerous CMAs but oddly enough has never won a Grammy.
Sugarland. Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush are the members of Sugarland. This was their second CMA for Vocal Duo of the Year.
Rascal Flatts. For the sixth straight year, Rascal Flatts won the Vocal Group of the Year Award. Gary LeVox, Jay DeMarcus and Don Rooney make up this award-winning band.
Lady Antebellum. Lady Antebellum is a trio out of Nashville, Tennessee consisting of Dave Haywood, Charles Kelley and Hillary Scott.
Carrie Underwood. Former "American Idol", Carrie Underwood, won this prestigious award. This made her third straight Female Vocalist of the Year award by the CMAs.
Brad Paisley. Brad Paisley, a native of West Virginia, won his second CMA Male Vocalist of the Year Award. He also won an award for Music Video of the Year for "Waitin' on a Woman". His opening number with Keith Urban showed some serious guitar-playing talent.
Kenny Chesney. Kenny won for the fourth time, and third straight year. Although nominated for seven 2008 CMAs, this was his only winner.
Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood. Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood were the co-hosts of the 2008 Country Music Awards. The award show was held at the Sommet Center in Nashville Tennessee on November 12, 2008.
|Finally, for the big one. Martina McBride and Luke Wilson presented the biggest buckle of the night, Video of the Year. What video won?||2009 CMT Music Awards
Love Story by Taylor Swift. "Love Story" is a song written by Taylor Swift that basically rewrites Romeo and Juliet with a positive ending. The video is directed by Trey Fanjoy. The video also won Female Video of the Year, and was the number #1 video on CMT Top Twenty Countdown for 9 weeks.
|Rascal Flatts won the buckle for Group Video of the Year for the video "Every Day." They also performed at the CMT Music Awards. What song did they perform? ||2009 CMT Music Awards
Summer Nights. The song debuted on the Billboard Hot Country charts at #57, and peaked at #4. The video reached number 2 on CMT's Top Twenty Countdown.
|Former "American Idol" contestant Kellie Pickler performed what song off of her self-titled album?||2009 CMT Music Awards
Best Days of Your Life. "Best Days of Your Life" was written by Kellie Pickler and Taylor Swift, who also appears in the video playing guitar. It is the second single from Kellie Pickler's self-titled second album.
|Performing on the Nationwide Insurance stage, who performed the song "Wild at Heart"?||2009 CMT Music Awards
Gloriana. Gloriana's self-titled debut album was released in August 2009. They open up for Taylor Swift on her "Fearless" Tour.
|Dierks Bentley and Melissa Peterman made an appearance, with Melissa Peterman performing a karaoke version of Dierks Bentley's song "Sideways." Afterward, they introduced Toby Keith. What song did he play?||2009 CMT Music Awards
God Love Her. "God Love Her" was a nominee for Male Video of the Year. "American Ride" had not been released by the time the show aired, and "You're Gonna Miss This" and "Then" are not songs by Toby Keith.
|Who directed the videos that won Male Video of the Year and Collaborative Video of the Year? ||2009 CMT Music Awards
Jim Shea. The videos that won were "Waitin' on a Woman" and "Start a Band," respectively. Both songs were performed by Brad Paisley, with "Start a Band" featuring Keith Urban.
Dancing with the Stars. Mark Ballas and Shawn Johnson won "Dancing with the Stars." However, before Shawn Johnson won "Dancing with the Stars," she was a gold medalist at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games in gymnastics.
Kerry Collins. Kerry Collins appeared with Heidi Newfield to introduce Lady Antebellum. He plays quarterback for the Tennessee Titans.
You Belong With Me. During the performance, cheerleaders from a local high school came out on stage and performed a dance routine. Miss Swift would perform again, performing "Pour Some Sugar on Me" from her CMT Crossroad appearance with rock band Def Leppard.
|Three videos were tied for the most nominations. How many nominations did the videos receive?||2009 CMT Music Awards
two. The three videos that were the most nominated were Taylor Swift's "Love Story," Sugarland's "All I Want To Do," and Brad Paisley's "Waitin' on a Woman." When host Bill Engvall mentioned this, he made a joke saying, "Or as I call them, courtship, my honeymoon, and every day of my life since," respectively.
Alright. Darius Rucker was the lead singer of the rock band Hootie & the Blowfish. This his third straight Billboard Hot Country #1 single from his country debut album "Learn to Live."
Love Shack. "Love Shack" was originally performed by the B-52s, who appeared at the CMT Music Awards to perform the song with Sugarland.
Toby Keith and T-Pain. T-Pain also was seen in the opening, performing in a parody of Taylor Swift's single "Love Story," a rap video entitled "Thug Story."
|At the show, Sugarland won the buckle for Duo Video of the Year. During the announcement of the nominees, which singer told Jennifer Nettles of Sugarland, "I like your odds."?||2009 CMT Music Awards
Keith Urban. Sugarland was also nominated for Video of the Year, although they did not win that buckle. The video that won Duo Video of the Year was "All I Want To Do" from their album "Love on the Inside."
|After the opening with Bill Engvall and Taylor Swift, who sang the first song of the show?||2009 CMT Music Awards
Dierks Bentley. Dierks Bentley opened the CMT Music Awards with his single "Sideways" of his album entitled "Feel that Fire."