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OTRC: CMA Awards 2011: Check out the winners!

Host Brad Paisley, left, Hank Williams Jr., center, and hostess Carrie Underwood speak during the 45th Annual CMA Awards in Nashville, Tenn., on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011. (Mark Humphrey)

The 2011 CMA Awards telecast, honoring the best in country Music, aired on November 9 from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville and was hosted by Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley.

It was the pair's fourth consecutive year hosting the event, which featured performances by a slew of country super stars, includingTaylor Swift, who performed her song "Ours," Rascal Flatts and Natasha Bedingfield, who performed "Easy" and Underwood and Paisley, who did a duet of "Remind Me."

Others performers at the 45th annual County Music Association Awards ceremony included Urban, Aldean, Faith Hill, Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Sara Evans, Martina McBride, Sugarland, The Zac Brown Band and "American Idol" winner Scotty McCreery.

Shelton performed the song "Footloose" with original singer Kenny Loggins. A remake of the movie by the same name was released last month.

Lionel Ritchie debuted tracks from his new country album, "Tuskegee," which features duets of some of his past pop and R& hits. He sang several tracks with the country groups Rascal Flatts and Little Big Town as well as with Darius Rucker of the rock band Hootie & the Blowfish.

There were also performances by all five nominees in the New Artist category, which includes Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Thompson Square, Chris Young and The Band Perry.

"American Idol" finalists Lauren Alaina and Kellie Pickler, LeAnn Rimes and Reba are among the country singers who presented awards.

Other celebrity presenters included Oscar-winner Reese Witherspoon as well as Kellan Lutz of the "Twilight" vampire films, whose new sequel, "Breaking Dawn," hits theaters on November 18, and Miss Piggy of The Muppets, whose new film is set for release on November 23.

Several ABC stars also presented awards, including Ginnifer Goodwin and Josh Dallas of the fairy tale-themed drama "Once Upon a Time," Emily VanCamp of the show "Revenge," Eric Stonestreet of the Emmy-winning sitcom "Modern Family" and ESPN reporter Erin Andrews, who also appears on "Good Morning America."

The ceremony also included a musical tribute to Glen Campbell, performed by Paisley, Vince Gill and Keith Urban. Campbell, 75, revealed earlier this year that he has been battling Alzheimer's disease, which has no cure, and is currently on a farewell tour.

The CMA Awards took place on Wednesday, November 9, at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena and aired on the ABC network at 8 p.m. ET. Check out photos from the CMA Awards Show and Arrivals.

Check out the list of the 2011 CMA Awards winners below.

Entertainer of the Year
WINNER: Taylor Swift
Jason Aldean
Brad Paisley
Blake Shelton
Keith Urban

Female Vocalist of the Year
WINNER: Miranda Lambert
Sara Evans
Martina McBride
Taylor Swift
Carrie Underwood

Male Vocalist of the Year
WINNER: Blake Shelton
Jason Aldean
Kenny Chesney
Brad Paisley
Keith Urban

New Artist of the Year
WINNER: The Band Perry
Luke Bryan
Eric Church
Thompson Square
Chris Young

Vocal Group of the Year
WINNER: Lady Antebellum
The Band Perry
Little Big Town
Rascal Flatts
Zac Brown Band

Vocal Duo of the Year
WINNER: Sugarland
The Civil Wars
Montgomery Gentry
Steel Magnolia
Thompson Square

Single of the Year
WINNER: "If I Die Young" by The Band Perry
"A Little Bit Stronger" by Sara Evans
"Colder Weather" by Zac Brown Band
"Don't You Wanna Stay" by Jason Aldean with Kelly Clarkson
"Honey Bee" by Blake Shelton

Song of the Year
WINNER: "If I Die Young" by Kimberly Perry
"Colder Weather" by Zac Brown Band, Wyatt Durrette, Levi Lowrey and Coy Bowles
"Dirt Road Anthem" by Brantley Gilbert and Colt Ford
"Mean" by Taylor Swift
"You and Tequila" by Matraca Berg and Deana Carter

Album of the Year
WINNER: "My Kinda Party," Jason Aldean
"All About Tonight," Blake Shelton
"Speak Now," Taylor Swift
"This is Country Music," Brad Paisley
"You Get What You Give," Zac Brown Band

Musical Event of the Year
WINNER: "Don't You Wanna Stay," Jason Aldean with Kelly Clarkson
"As She's Walking Away," Zac Brown Band featuring Alan Jackson
"Coal Miner's Daughter," Loretta Lynn, Sheryl Crow and Miranda Lambert
"Old Alabama," Brad Paisley featuring Alabama
"You and Tequila," Kenny Chesney featuring Grace Potter

Music Video of the Year
WINNER: "You and Tequila," Kenny Chesney featuring Grace Potter
"Honey Bee," Blake Shelton
"If I Die Young," The Band Perry
"Mean," Taylor Swift
"Old Alabama," Brad Paisley featuring Alabama

Musician of the Year
WINNER: Mac McAnally, guitar
Sam Bush, mandolin
Jerry Douglas, dobro
Paul Franklin, steel guitar
Dann Huff, guitar


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