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2013 CMA Awards Results: Taylor takes home 2 awards. Kacey only got 1

taylor-swift-cma-2013So the tables were turned as the 2013 CMA Award winners were revealed. Not only for me but also for other Internet predictions centres. Taylor Swift ended up taking home the expected Musical Event of the Year and beat mega-favourite Carrie’s “Blown Away” at Music Video of the Year -both awards were shared with Tim McGraw & Keith Urban-. Taylor also took home two special prizes: CMA Pinnacle Award and the International Achievement Award both for her global achievements.

Kacey Musgraves only took home New Artist of the Year and surprisingly enough lost Song of the Year to “I Drive Your Truck”.  However she was not beaten by Taylor at any award. Single of the Year and Female Vocalist were earned by their expected winners: Florida Georgia Line (who also received Vocal Duo) and Miranda Lambert.

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Musgraves vs. Swift: The battle for the 2013 CMA Awards

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The 47th Annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards will take place tonight -November 6th- at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville. And all eyes are on Kacey Musgraves and Taylor Swift, this year’s most nominated artists, with six nods each. The two will battle to see who gets the most awards of the night.

Kacey Musgraves is one of this year’s breakthrough acts who released her first major label début just about eight months ago. On the other side we have Taylor Swift -everyone knows who she is- has been around for eight years now but has been moving towards a pop-oriented market.  Continue reading “Musgraves vs. Swift: The battle for the 2013 CMA Awards”