CMA Winner: Female Vocalist of The Year

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Hot off a massive performance, this shining star in country music has really taken home a prize with a massive win for the Female Vocalist of the Year.

The 55th annual Country Music Association Awards kicked off tonight with a series of performances – one by Miranda Lambert, another by Gabby Barrett, and another by Carly Pearce and Ashley McBryde. Most of these ladies were also up for the top honors of Female Vocalist…but just one took it home.

The 2021 CMA Awards Nominees for Female Vocalist are: 

  • Gabby Barrett
  • Miranda Lambert
  • Ashley McBryde
  • Maren Morris
  • Carly Pearce

The honors went to first-time Female Vocalist winner Carly Pearce and her acceptance speech was nothing short of emotional – even her duet partner Ashley McBryde had to pop on stage and give her a hand!

Our biggest congratulations to Carly Pearce — check out her performance below!