Country queen Kacey Musgraves took home the night's top prize for her album "Golden Hour."
The CMAs also took time to honor the victims of the Thousand Oaks shooting and the California wildfires.
Darius Rucker, Jana Kramer and Chris Young all had their say.
The brightest stars of country music came out to celebrate.
If you weren't at Pop's Farm in Axton, Virginia, the home of Rooster Walk Music and Arts Festival, under the stars on Saturday, Aug. 20, you missed an incredible high-energy performance by the incomparable Southwest Virginia native Josh Shilling and his band, Mountain Heart.
The country singer is clearly only in it for the music.
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