It was tough to live up to the hype surrounding the 50th annual CMA Awards, but the Nov. 2 broadcast came close. Fans who've been screaming for more legendary artists! to be included had a very good night. Blake Shelton fans did not.
The country music community rejoiced yet again when star Chris Stapleton took home the award for Male Vocalist of the Year at the 2016 CMA Awards, beating out the likes of Eric Church, Tim McGraw, Keith Urban and Dierks Bentley.