2019 CMA Awards: 6 Incredible Moments You Missed

The women of country music take center stage for a celebration

November 13, 2019

The 2019 CMA Awards delivered on their promise, lifting up the women of country music, celebrating their legacy, and ushering in the next generation. From a tour through the decades with its opening number to the trio of hosts that represent the gold standard of performers in any genre, the 53rd edition of Country music's biggest night put the focus on the females from all eras.

Hosts Carrie Underwood, Reba McEntire, and Dolly Parton led the way through the evening, honoring today's stars like Luke Combs and Blake Shelton who both walked away winners. Garth Brooks returned to the top with his seventh Entertainer of the Year award, and Maren Morris delivered a tearful tribute as she accepted the award for Album of the Year.

These are the highlights from the 2019 CMA Awards.