Lambert takes home CMA Single honor
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
– Miranda Lambert won the first award at the Country Music Association Awards for SIngle of the Year with "Automatic."
Lambert beat out husband Blake Shelton, Dierks Bentley, Tim McGraw and Eric Church.
Lambert gave thanks to industry people, fans, the songwriters and country radio, which she said had "a special place in my heart."
Aerosmith's Steven Tyler handed out the award to Lambert and producers Frank Liddell, Chuck Ainlay and Glenn Worf.
Prior to that, Kenny Chesney opened up the night with "American Kids," Meghan Trainor and Miranda Lambert doing a countrified version of "All About That Bass" and a long intro from hosts Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley.
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