ABC dominated Wednesday night, topping all six half hours in total viewers and in the demo, with its three- hour telecast of The 52nd Annual CMA Awards (2.1 demo rating, 10.1 million viewers) which was the night's No. 1 TV program.
Carrie was joined onstage by co-host Brad Paisley, who joked, "Remember last time, when I accidentally revealed the gender of your baby?"
"Tonight, let's celebrate their lives", Brooks said. "Thank you. I want to say thank you to every person that voted". Said Carrie, "We send our love to all of you and the courageous firefighters who are out there putting themselves on the line trying to save homes and lives".
Stapleton won his fourth Male Vocalist of the Year award.
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"I'm real proud of this award, and I try real hard to be a good singer, but I also wanna thank my kids who put up with me being gone quite a bit and not getting to be as good of a dad as I would always like to be", he said as he accepted the trophy, with his voice sounding noticeably shaken. "Let the music unite us with love in their enduring memory", said Brooks.
This was the "Never Comin' Down" singer and 2019 Taste of Country Music Festival headliner's second Entertainer of the Year win, following a win after his first-ever EOTY nomination in 2005. It features the lyrics, "I believe you and me are sisters and brothers/And I believe we're made to be here for each other".
Kacey Musgraves, the only woman nominated for album of the year, won the prize for "Golden Hour". "God bless you all".
Wow. We're still drying our eyes after hearing Garth Brooks' latest song, "Stronger Than Me".
Underwood seemingly revealed a secret about the child, saying it will be a "Willie" after Paisley repeatedly asked about the sex of the baby.