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Winners at Wednesday's 45th annual Country Music Association Awards:

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Entertainer of the Year: Taylor Swift

Single: "If I Die Young," The Band Perry

Album: "My Kinda Party," Jason Aldean

Song: "If I Die Young," Kimberly Perry

Female Vocalist: Miranda Lambert

Story: Taylor Swift wins entertainer of the year at CMAs

Male Vocalist: Blake Shelton

Vocal Group: Lady Antebellum

Vocal Duo: Sugarland

Musical Event: "Don't You Wanna Stay", Jason Aldean with Kelly Clarkson

Musician: Mac McAnally

Music Video: "You and Tequila," Kenny Chesney featuring Grace Potter directed by Shaun Silva

New Artist: The Band Perry

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Photos: 2011 CMA Awards

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  1. Sandra Lee

    TV cook and author Sandra Lee on the red carpet at the 45th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 9 in Nashville. (Michael Loccisano / Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  2. Lynn Anderson

    Grammy-winning country artist Lynn Anderson was escorted by U.S. Marines at the CMAs. (Michael Loccisano / Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  3. Little Big Town and Lionel Richie

    Members of country music band Little Big Town and singer Lionel Richie, center, pose together as they arrived for the CMAs. The group and artist performed at the show. (Harrison Mcclary / Reuters) Back to slideshow navigation
  4. Carrie Underwood

    Carrie Underwood, who co-hosted and performed during the show, struck a pose on the red carpet. She was also nominated for female vocalist of the year. (Michael Loccisano / Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  5. Tim McGraw and Faith Hill

    Married country stars Tim McGraw and Faith Hill posed on the red carpet at the CMAs. (Michael Loccisano / Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  6. Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban

    Country star Keith Urban is all smiles as he arrives for the ceremony with wife, actress Nicole Kidman. (Harrison Mcclary / Reuters) Back to slideshow navigation
  7. Blake Shelton and Kenny Loggins

    Musicians Blake Shelton, left, and Kenny Loggins kicked off the show with their performance of "Footloose." (Tami Chappell / Reuters) Back to slideshow navigation
  8. Brad Paisley, Carrie Underwood and Hank Williams Jr.

    CMA Awards hosts Brad Paisley, left, and Carrie Underwood poked fun at Hank Williams Jr.'s recent controversy involving ESPN during the show's opening skit. The musician, center, was included in the bit. (Mark Humphrey / AP) Back to slideshow navigation
  9. Keith Urban

    Country star Keith Urban performed "You Gonna Fly"during the show. (Rick Diamond / Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  10. Kellie Pickler and Kellan Lutz

    Season five "American Idol" contestant Kellie Pickler and "Twilight Saga" star Kellan Lutz presented the song of the year award, which went to The Band Perry for "If I Die Young." (Mark Humphrey / AP) Back to slideshow navigation
  11. Luke Bryan

    Luke Bryan performed his hit "Country Girl (Shake It For Me)" during the 45th Annual CMA Awards. (Mark Humphrey / AP) Back to slideshow navigation
  12. Natasha Bedingfield and Gary LeVox

    Natasha Bedingfield, left, and Rascal Flatts member Gary LeVox performed "Easy." (Mark Humphrey / AP) Back to slideshow navigation
  13. Ginnifer Goodwin and Josh Dallas

    "Once Upon a Time" co-stars Ginnifer Goodwin and Josh Dallas presented the award for vocal duo of the year, which went to Sugarland. (Mark Humphrey / AP) Back to slideshow navigation
  14. Sugarland

    Jennifer Nettles, left, and Kristian Bush from the band Sugarland accept the award for vocal duo of the year. (Mark Humphrey / AP) Back to slideshow navigation
  15. Sara Evans

    Sara Evans performed at the ceremony. She was nominated for female vocalist and single of the year. (Rick Diamond / Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  16. Taylor Swift

    Young country star Taylor Swift performed her tune "Ours." She was nominated for five awards, including entertainer, female vocalist and album of the year. (Mark Humphrey / AP) Back to slideshow navigation
  17. Grace Potter and Kenny Chesney

    Grace Potter and Kenny Chesney performed "You and Tequilla" during the 45th Annual CMA Awards. (Mark Humphrey / AP) Back to slideshow navigation
  18. Lady Antebellum

    Charles Kelley, left, Hillary Scott, center, and Dave Haywood of Lady Antebellum performed during the 45th Annual CMA Awards. The trio won for vocal group of the year. (Mark Humphrey / AP) Back to slideshow navigation
  19. Carrie Underwood and Miss Piggy

    Co-host Carrie Underwood and Miss Piggy had a chat at the 45th annual CMA Awards. (Rick Diamond / Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  20. Scotty McCreery

    "American Idol" season 10 champ Scotty McCreery performed "Walk in the Country." (Mark Humphrey / AP) Back to slideshow navigation
  21. Reese Witherspoon

    Actress Reese Witherspoon presented the award for male vocalist, which went to crooner Blake Shelton. (Rick Diamond / Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  22. Taylor Swift and Reba McEntire

    Taylor Swift, left, screamed when she won the award for entertainer of the year, which was presented by Country Music Hall of Fame inductee Reba McEntire, right. (Tami Chappell / Reuters) Back to slideshow navigation
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