The 40th annual Country Music Association Awards held Monday night November 6th belonged to Brooks & Dunn. 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 Brad Paisley had his LP "Time Well Wasted" chosen as Album of the Year, while his duet with Dolly Parton, "When I Get Where I'm Going," won Vocal Event of the Year award. Also won double at the event was Carrie Underwood who earned the Horizon Award for breakthrough artist, and Female Vocalist of the Year prize. American country music band Rascal Flatts, additionally, nabbed their fourth Vocal Group of the Year award.
Last year's top entertainer, Keith Urban did win his third consecutive Male-Vocalist award, but unfortunately was not able to accept it in person due to his going to rehab. As of this year's Entertainer of the Year award, it went to Kenny Chesney. For more on the 40th annual Country Music Association Awards click on http://www.cmaawards.com/2006/nomwin/winners.asp.