CMA Musical Event Of The Year Winner Announced

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The day has barely begun and already the biggest night in country music is on a roll!

At least one CMA Award winner has been announced and the forthcoming evening’s festivities are taking over daytime television – it’s truly a huge celebration!

As part of the early start to the festivities, the Country Music Association has already announced the winner of the Musical Event of the Year award – and the competition was very close this year.

Here are the nominees:

• “Buy Dirt” – Jordan Davis and Luke Bryan
Producer: Paul DiGiovanni

• “Chasing After You” – Ryan Hurd with Maren Morris
Producers: Aaron Eshuis, Teddy Reimer

• “Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go Home)” – Elle King & Miranda Lambert
Producer: Martin Johnson

• “Famous Friends” – Chris Young with Kane Brown
Producers: Corey Crowder, Chris Young

• “Half of My Hometown” – Kelsea Ballerini (featuring Kenny Chesney)
Producers: Kelsea Ballerini, Ross Copperman, Jimmy Robbins

And the winner is….

Check out Kenny’s statements below along with their unforgettable performance of this one-of-a-kind song!