https://i0.wp.com/blog.lehighvalleylive.com/today_impact/2008/11/large_KennyChesney.jpg?resize=299%2C228Kenney Chesney won the big prize, entertainer of the year, but it was George Strait who walked out with the majority of the trophies as he picked up an additional four, which gives him a career total of 22.

The Winners Are:

Entertainer of the year
Kenny Chesney

Female vocalist
Carrie Underwood

Male vocalist
Brad Paisley

New artist
Lady Antebellum

Group
Rascal Flatts

Duo
Sugarland

Single
I Saw God Today, George Strait

Album
Troubadour, George Strait (who also won trophies for producing the single and album)

Song
Stay, Sugarland

Musical event
Gone, Gone, Gone, Robert Plant and Alison Krauss

Music video
Waitin’ on a Woman, Brad Paisley featuring Andy Griffith

Musician
Mac McAnally (guitar)