Monday, November 9, 2009

CMA Awards: 1979

This Wednesday the 2009 CMA Awards will be handed out in Nashville, so today lets look back 30 years at the big winners. The show originated from the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville on October 8, 1979 and Kenny Rogers hosted the show.

Single Of The Year - The Devil Went Down To Georgia, Charlie Daniels Band

  • Song Of The Year (Songwrites Award) - The Gambler, Don Schiltz
  • Album Of The Year - The Gambler. Kenny Rogers
  • Vocal Duo Of The Year - Kenny Rogers & Dottie West
  • Vocal Group of The Year- Statler Brothers
  • Female Vocalist Of The Year - Barbara Mandrell
  • Male Vocalist Of The Year - Kenny Rogers
  • Entertainer Of The Year - Willie Nelson

Keep It Classic! Trooper

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