CMA Awards 2009 Live Blog and Photos!

I’m live-blogging the CMA’s. Watch this space for updates, photos and videos… Nominees HERE.

TAYLOR SWIFT take Female Vocalist of the Year! Carrie Underwood–shut out this year! Taylor thanks peeps for not running up on stage. Ha ha.   Moving units wins awards, peeps.   Earlier in the evening, Fearless took Album of the Year.

Taylor Swift also wins Entertainer of the Year. This is why I didn’t feel bad for her after the Kanye flap.   Taylor is crying, and she brings her band up on stage. Great big group hug!

Live blog and photos, after the JUMP…

  • Taylor Swift is opening the show with “Forever & Always”…and yes, she’s out of tune!
  • Here comes Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley…banter banter!   Kanye West joke…had to happen.
  • Kid Rock presents Single of the Year – Winner is “I Run To You” by Lady Antebellum
  • OMG this banter between Brad and Carrie!   They’re making Swine Flu jokes.   Carrie’s in a red dress.   I’ll get photos up of all the wardrobe changes.
  • Darius Rucker takes the stage. How To Be A Carpetbagger.   Danny Gokey…pay attention!
  • Kellie Pickler and Jake Owen take the stage. Wow, she looks interesting with red hair.   They’re presenting Song of the Year…and the winner is   “In Color” by Jamey Johnson.
  • Carrie introduces “her friend” Miranda Lambert she sings “White Liar”
  • Carrie introduces Brad Paisley, he sings “Welcome to the Future”
  • Carrie introduces the Zac Brown Band they play “The Devil Went Down to Georgia” – Charlie Daniels cover.   Look how fast I can play, ma…
  • Brad introduces George Strait…he won his first CMA 20 years ago. Brad was scooping ice cream at the tasty freeze.   Strait sings “Twang”…While Danny Gokey does not.
  • Brad introduces Lady Antebellum, they sing “Need You Now”
  • Now for some network cross promotion! Patricia Heaton and Neal Flynn from “The Middle” present the next award for Best Vocal GroupLady Antebellum takes the award.
  • Carrie Underwood sings “Cowboy Casanova”.   She’s got dancers.   She’s wearing silver glittery hot-pants and a shiny silver coat split at the navel.
  • Naomi and Wynona Judd take the stage. Erm Wynona? Say no to the tanning salon, mmmkay? They present Best New Artist and it goes to Darius Rucker.   YAY DIVERSITY!
  • Daughtry takes the stage with Vince Gill to sing “Tennessee Line”. That was beautiful! Impressed
  • Carrie and Brad are interrupted by some old crotchety guy (Little Jimmy Dickens) pretending to be Kanye West.   OMG.
  • Keith Urban sings “‘Til Summer Comes Around”   Keith Urban’s hotness should be illegal. Just sayin’.
  • Tim McGraw sings “Southern Voice”
  • Carrie acknowledges Veterans Day. Some troops are sitting in the audience.
  • Sugarland sing “Keep You”   Wow. Powerful performance…
  • Randy Hauser and Robin Roberts from GMA present the next award.   First Robin helps pimp Randy’s video “Boots On”.   The little kid from the video looks happy to be sitting next to Kellie Pickler.
  • Album of the Year goes to … Fearless by Taylor Swift.   She’s jumping up and down. Prolly cause she knows no way in hell is she going to be interrupted…   She thanks Big Machine’s Scott Borchetta, her dad and her producer..
  • Musican of the Year went to Mac Mcinally
  • Brooks and Dunn are making their last appearance together…ever!   They sing “Boot Scootin Boogie” ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons joins them on stage.
  • Jamey Johnson and Kid Rock sing “Between Jennings and Jones”
  • Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Julianne Hough discuss a special autographed Camaro that will be donated to the USO
  • Best Vocal Duo goes to…Sugarland
  • Taylor Swift is back for more off-key warbling. She adds an acoustic guitar to sing “15” There’s a group of strategically placed teens to sing along.
  • Leann Rimes, who won her first CMA at 15, presents Male Vocalist of the Year…and the winner is…Brad Paisley
  • Jason Aldean sings “Big Green Tractor”
  • Martina McBride sings “I was Country When Country Wasn’t Cool”. George Stait joined her midway.
  • Barbara Mandrell was inducted into the Country Music   Hall of Fame.   It went by so fast, I missed it.
  • Carrie, in a lovely orange dress, introduces Reba McIntyre, who sings “Consider Me Gone”. Reba is very cool.
  • Billy Currington sings “People are Crazy”
  • Leann Womack and Kris Kristofferson take the stage to present female vocalist of the year…and the winner is TAYLOR SWIFT!
  • Kenny Chesney and Dave Matthews sing   “I’m Alive”. Very Nice
  • Best Musical Event goes to “Start a Band” – Brad Paisley with Keith Urban. Carrie Underwood shut out of her second nomination.
  • Faith Hill and Tim McGraw take the stage to present Entertainer of the Year…and it goes to Taylor Swift Taylor is crying, and she brings her band up on stage. Great big group hug!
  • Carrie and Brad say farewell…

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