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CMA Awards 2013: Blake Shelton Wins Album of the Year, Kacey Musgraves Is Best New Artist

November 7, 2013 (3:00 am) GMT
Miranda Lambert gets teary as Shelton delivers his acceptance speech, and Musgraves credits her grandma who's sitting among the audience for supporting her since she was 10 years old.
CMA Awards 2013: Blake Shelton Wins Album of the Year, Kacey Musgraves Is Best New Artist

has got his glorious moment at the 2013 Country Music Association Awards. After losing to in both Music Video and Musical Event of the Year categories, he finally nabbed his first award that night for Album of the Year.

His eigth studio album "" blocked 's "", 's "Red", ' "" and 's "" from taking the coveted prize.

He playfully said, "Give me that!" to award presenter as he snatched the trophy out of her hand, while his wife got emotional watching him deliver his acceptance speech. Later on the show, Shelton sang "Mine Would Be You".

Musgraves won't come home empty handed despite losing the Album of the Year award to Shelton. The 25-year-old singer/songwriter was dubbed New Artist of the Year, defeating , , and . She thanked everybody, including her grandma in the audience.

Florida Georgia Line and Tim McGraw have won two each at the ongoing ceremony aired live on ABC from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville. Carrie Underwood and are hosting the event, with Taylor Swift, , and among the musical performers.



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