CMA Names Male Vocalist Of The Year Winner

CMA Male Vocalist of the Year nominees


The CMA Awards took place Wednesday night (November 9) at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena and honored some of the greatest talent from today and decades past.

The event was filled with performances from the genre’s biggest stars and awards honoring this year’s biggest successes. One of the night’s most coveted awards is the Male Vocalist of the Year trophy. In the running for the title were Eric Church, Luke Combs, Cody Johnson, Chris Stapleton and Morgan Wallen.


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Ben & Erin Napier, stars of HGTV’s “Home Town,” took the stage to announce that this year’s Male Vocalist of the Year winner is….CHRIS STAPLETON!


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This was the sixth Male Vocalist of the Year award Chris Stapleton has won during his career. Stapleton is also up for Entertainer of the Year, Single of the Year and Song of the Year for “You Should Probably Leave.”

Stapleton took the stage to accept the award and acknowledged the other men nominated in the category, saying that they are all “killing it” and all deserve it. He dedicated the award to his daughter Ada.

“I promised my daughter if I got up here…it’s her birthday tonight. So, Ada, happy birthday. She’s 12 tonight. I love you, baby. This is for you,” Stapleton said.

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See Chris Stapleton perform “You Should Probably Leave” in the video below.

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