The first 2015 CMA Awards winners were announced early Wednesday morning. Maddie & Tae, Keith Urban and Eric Church were the first country stars to learn they'd earned hardware, winning Music Video and Vocal Event of the Year. Once the show started, Little Big Town began to clean up.

The group led the way with six nominations and won their first two: Single and Song of the Year, though the songwriters of "Girl Crush" actually win for Song of the Year. Lori McKenna, Hillary Lindsey and Liz Rose accepted. Later they'd pick up the Vocal Group of the Year Award.

The other big winner was Chris Stapleton, who all three awards he was nominated for. Stars went out of their way to celebrate his music, with Miranda lambert even wearing a Chris Stapleton t-shirt as she accepted her Female Vocalist of the Year award and Luke Bryan mentioning him during his Entertainer of the Year win.

See a list of all 2015 CMA Awards winners below.

2015 CMA Awards Winners:

Entertainer of the Year
Garth Brooks
Luke Bryan - WINNER!
Kenny Chesney
Eric Church
Miranda Lambert

Female Vocalist of the Year
Miranda Lambert - WINNER!
Kacey Musgraves
Carrie Underwood
Lee Ann Womack
Kelsea Ballerini

Male Vocalist of the Year
Dierks Bentley
Luke Bryan
Eric Church
Blake Shelton
Chris Stapleton - WINNER!

Album of the Year
Jason Aldean, Old Boots, New Dirt
Kacey Musgraves, Pageant Material
Little Big Town, Pain Killer
Kenny Chesney, The Big Revival
Chris Stapleton, Traveller - WINNER!

New Artist of the Year
Sam Hunt
Maddie & Tae
Chris Stapleton - WINNER!
Kelsea Ballerini
Thomas Rhett

Song of the Year (Awarded to Songwriters)
“American Kids," Kenny Chesney (Written by Rodney Clawson, Luke Laird, Shane McAnally)
“Girl Crush,” Little Big Town (Written by Lori McKenna, Hillary Lindsey, Liz Rose) - WINNER!
“Like a Cowboy," Randy Houser (Written by Randy Houser, Brice Long)
“Like a Wrecking Ball," Eric Church (Written by Eric Church, Casey Beathard)
“Take Your Time," Sam Hunt (Written by Sam Hunt, Josh Osborne, Shane McAnally)

Single of the Year
“American Kids," Kenny Chesney
“Girl Crush," Little Big Town - WINNER!
“I Don’t Dance," Lee Brice
“Take Your Time," Sam Hunt
“Talladega," Eric Church

Vocal Group of the Year
Lady Antebellum
Little Big Town - WINNER!
Rascal Flatts
The Band Perry
Zac Brown Band

Vocal Duo of the Year
Brothers Osborne
Dan + Shay
Florida Georgia Line - WINNER!
Maddie & Tae
Thompson Square

Musical Event of the Year
“Django and Jimmie,” Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard
“Lonely Tonight,” Blake Shelton (Feat. Ashley Monroe)
“Raise ‘Em Up,” Keith Urban (Feat. Eric Church) - WINNER!
“Smokin’ and Drinkin’,” Miranda Lambert (Feat. Little Big Town)
“Wild Child,” Kenny Chesney (Feat. Grace Potter)

Music Video of the Year
“Biscuits,” Kacey Musgraves
“Girl Crush,” Little Big Town
“Girl in a Country Song,” Maddie & Tae - WINNER!
“Little Red Wagon,” Miranda Lambert
“Something in the Water,” Carrie Underwood

Musician of the Year
Sam Bush
Jerry Douglas
Paul Franklin
Dann Huff
Mac McAnally - WINNER!

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