The 40th annual Country Music Association Awards held Monday night November 6th belonged to . The country music duo, besides hosting the awards event, also nabbed four awards all at once. Thanks to their inspirational song "Believe" that they could joyously bring home the trophies for Single of the Year, Song of the Year, and Music Video of the Year. In addition to all, Brooks & Dunn also was named Vocal Duo of the Year.
American country music singer and songwriter had his LP "" chosen as Album of the Year, while his duet with , "When I Get Where I'm Going," won Vocal Event of the Year award. Also won double at the event was who earned the Horizon Award for breakthrough artist, and Female Vocalist of the Year prize. American country music band , additionally, nabbed their fourth Vocal Group of the Year award.