Lil Nas X and Kacey Musgraves Are Early Winners at 2019 CMA Awards

The 'Old Town Road' hitmaker and the 'Rainbow' crooner are announced as CMA winners on 'Good Morning America' hours before the awards ceremony airs live on ABC.

AceShowbiz - Kacey Musgraves and Lil Nas x have scooped early prizes at the 2019 Country Music Association (CMA) Awards.

In a segment on "Good Morning America" on Wednesday, November 13, Kacey's clip for her hit "Rainbow" was named Music Video of the Year, while Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus' record-breaking remix of "Old Town Road" was named Musical Event of the Year.

"Rainbow" is taken from the singer's album "Golden Hour", which scooped the Album of the Year gong at the 2018 prize-giving. Meanwhile, "Old Town Road" is one of the biggest hits of the year, securing the record for the longest-running Billboard Hot 100 number one, with a staggering 19 weeks.

Kacey's tune is also nominated for the Song of the Year award, while she is up for the Female Vocalist of the Year prize.

The 2019 CMA Awards take place on Wednesday night and air live on ABC. Carrie Underwood is hosting, along with guest hosts Dolly Parton and Reba McEntire.

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