In a surprise upset Shelton wins his first ever CMA Award with two awards Male Vocalist of the Year and Musical Event of the Year
Tonight will be a night that Blake Shelton will never forget as the country star receives the award for “Male Vocalist of the Year” at the 44th Annual CMA Awards. Shelton takes home his first ever CMA Award with wins in the categories of “Male Vocalist of the Year” and “Musical Event of the Year” (for his song “Hillbilly Bone” with longtime friend Trace Adkins). An elated Shelton received the award for “Male Vocalist of the Year” as the crowd jumped to their feet, giving him a standing ovation for the well-deserved honor.
A surprised Shelton made sure to step on each step on his way to accept the award. “That’s about 34 years worth of steps for me,” said Shelton as he accepted the “Male Vocalist of the Year” award. “This is unbelievable. Thank you.”
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Source: Warner Music Nashville