25 Best CMA Awards Speeches of All Time
Upon winning CMA Awards, country stars have been known to accept with tears, humility and humor — lots and lots of humor. These are the 25 best CMA Awards acceptance speeches ever. Warning: this list will make you LOL.
From Garth Brooks recalling his days as a "chubby kid" to a country legend admitting he felt like country music's Susan Lucci, 50 years of CMA Awards have brought dozens of surprising and touching moments. Miranda Lambert once said she wasn't deserving, while another country female threatened to have a baby on stage! That surely would have made our Greatest CMA Awards Moments list!
Two artists have joked about vision in very different, hilarious ways. Blake Shelton went and made everyone — including his wife — cry when he won an important award in 2012. Taylor Swift reminded everyone just how young she was, while the Judds showed why they were two of the sassiest women in country music. The best speech may be when one artist said, "I really thought you had to die to get here, so I went ahead and dressed up, just in case."
Flip through to find out who said that and to read 25 of the most memorable CMA Awards speeches.
The 51st Annual CMA Awards are on Nov. 8 at 8PM ET on ABC and will feature dozens of contemporary and legendary performers. Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley will host once again.
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