Lainey Wilson Breaks Record: Here is the list of all winners from the CMA Awards

Lainey Wilson made history by winning the CMA Awards Entertainer of the Year Award for 2023. She is one of only ten artists to win this award on their first nomination. Additionally, she is the third female artist to achieve this on her first nomination, following in the footsteps of Shania Twain and Taylor Swift.

Wilson is the first female artist since Taylor Swift to win Entertainer of the Year, Vocalist of the Year, and Album of the Year in the same year. She is one of eight women to ever win the Entertainer of the Year Award, along with Dolly Parton, Reba, Loretta, Taylor, and Carrie Underwood. Wilson won a total of five CMA Awards that evening.

Heading into the award show, Wilson had the most nominations of any artist for the evening with a total of nine. In her acceptance speech for Entertainer of the Year, Wilson shared, “This is all I’ve ever wanted to do, it’s the only thing I know how to do.”

She said that the number nine is her lucky number. She mentioned being nominated for the CMAs nine times this year. It is also the year when she wrote her first song and got her first pair of bell bottoms. She recalls her parents bringing her to Nashville for the first time and taking her to the Grand Ole Opry. Additionally, it was the year when her parents brought home a horse named Tex, which needed to be tamed. They put her on the horse’s back and told her to hold on tight and ride.

Wilson thanked the audience for allowing her to be herself.

Here is the list of all winners from the CMA Awards. source

Lainey Wilson Breaks Record at CMA Awards

CMA AwardsWinner
Entertainer of the Year1️⃣Lainey Wilson
Female Vocalist of the Year2️⃣Lainey Wilson
Male Vocalist of the YearChris Stapleton, Old Dominion, Brothers Osborne
Vocal Group of the YearOld Dominion
Vocal Duo of the YearBrothers Osborne
New Artist of the YearJelly Roll
Musician of the YearJenee Fleenor
Album of the Year3️⃣Bell Bottom Country by Lainey Wilson
Single of the Year“Fast Car” by Luke Combs
Song of the Year“Fast Car” by Tracy Chapman
Musical Event of the Year4️⃣”Wait in the Truck” by HARDY (feat. Lainey Wilson)
Music Video of the Year5️⃣”Wait in the Truck” by HARDY (feat. Lainey Wilson)
List of all winners from the CMA Awards 2023

CMA Awards 2023

Lainey Wilson had a remarkable presence at the CMA Awards in 2023. She received a total of nine nominations, leading the pack and earning the most nominations for the second consecutive year. Here are some of the categories in which Lainey Wilson was nominated:

  1. Entertainer of the Year: Lainey Wilson emerged as the winner in this prestigious category. Her outstanding performances and engagement with her fans contributed to her well-deserved win.
  2. Female Vocalist of the Year: Lainey Wilson was also nominated in this category, acknowledging her exceptional vocal talent and contribution to the country music industry.
  3. Album of the Year: Lainey Wilson’s album, “Bell Bottom Country,” secured a nomination in the Album of the Year category. This album received critical acclaim and resonated with audiences.
  4. Musical Event of the Year: Lainey Wilson, along with HARDY, was nominated for the song “Wait in the Truck” in the Musical Event of the Year category.
  5. Music Video of the Year: Lainey Wilson’s music video for “Wait in the Truck,” featuring HARDY, earned a nomination in this category as well.

Lainey Wilson’s presence at the CMA Awards in 2023 showcased her immense talent and solidified her position as one of the leading artists in the country music scene.


  • Lainey Wilson (Total 5 CMA Awards Winner)

Single of the Year Award is given to the artist, producers, and mix engineer.

  • Winner Song: “Fast Car” by Luke Combs
  • Producers: Luke Combs, Chip Matthews, Jonathan Singleton
  • Mix Engineer: Chip Matthews

The ALBUM OF THE YEAR award is given to the artist, producer, and mix engineers.

  • Winner Title: Bell Bottom Country
  • Artist: Lainey Wilson
  • Producer: Jay Joyce
  • Mix Engineers: Jason Hall, Jay Joyce

The Song of the Year award goes to the songwriter.

  • Winner Title: “Fast Car”
  • Songwriter: Tracy Chapman


  • Winner Lainey Wilson


  • Winner Chris Stapleton


  • Winner Old Dominion


  • Winner Brothers Osborne

MUSICAL EVENT OF THE YEAR – Award goes to Artists and Producers

  • Winner Song: “Wait in the Truck” by HARDY (feat. Lainey Wilson)
  • Producers: HARDY, Joey Moi, Jordan Schmidt, Derek Wells


  • Winner Fiddle: Jenee Fleenor

The Music Video of the Year award goes to the artists and director.

  • Winner Song: “Wait in the Truck” by HARDY (feat. Lainey Wilson)
  • Director: Justin Clough


  • Winner Artist: Jelly Roll