Swift, Urban, McGraw take early CMA honors
Wednesday, November 6, 2013
– Taylor Swift, Keith Urban and Tim McGraw are off to a great start as they won Country Music Association awards this morning on the Good Morning America show.
The trio won CMA Musical Event of the Year for Highway Don't Care with the song also taking Music Video of the Year for McGraw, Swift and Urban.
Shane Drake directed the video.
McGraw has now won 14 trophies throughout his career, including two for Male Vocalist of the Year and one for Entertainer of the Year. He is nominated for one more award tonight for Single of the Year for the same song. McGraw will perform during the broadcast.
Swift is now a nine-time CMA Awards winner and is a top nominee this year with six nominations including Entertainer and Female Vocalist of the Year, Album of the Year for "Red," and Single of the Year for Highway Don't Care. Swift is also scheduled to receive the CMA Pinnacle Award during the broadcast and perform.
Urban has been named Male Vocalist of the Year three times (2004-2006) and is now an eight-time CMA Awards winner with 29 career CMA Awards nominations. He will perform on the CMA Awards with five-time nominee this year Miranda Lambert.
The rest of the 12 CMA Awards categories will be handed out tonight at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville starting at 8 p.m. on ABC.
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