Carrie Underwood Wins 2016 CMA Female Vocalist of the Year

Carrie Underwood Reclaims Title After 7 Straight Losses

Carrie Underwood joined the winner’s circle of country singers again as she won the 2016 CMA Award for Female Vocalist of the Year, breaking Miranda Lambert’s six-year female vocalist winning streak.

Hailed as the new queen of country music in town, Carrie Underwood accepted the award with tears in her eyes at the Country Music Association Awards at Nashville’s Bridgestone arena.

The country diva exclaimed, “Glory to God, thank you Jesus,” in front of the audience.

It was the fourth time Underwood won the female vocalist award. Underwood previously won in 2006, 2007 and 2008.

Carrie Underwood Dazzling with Sophistication

Underwood at the American Idol Experience premiere, February 2009.
Underwood at the American Idol Experience premiere, February 2009.

The new queen of the country song dazzled the crowd with her performance and different ensembles in past decades, from the 1960s to today. The dresses celebrated many decades of country music history.

The Female Vocalist of the Year winner performed her hit “Dirty Laundry” wearing a look like Madonna and a Dolly Parton tribute.

As the host of the night, Underwood changed 12 Times during the throughout the event.

A story at Yahoo news says Underwood’s ensembles included floral frock from the 1960’s and an ’80s-inspired black and purple beaded dress.

Underwood walked the red carpet in a dusty pink halter gown by Michael Cinco. Later, the country singer changed into a silver mini-frock to sing a clip of Tammy Wynette’s “Stand by Your Man.”

Her tribute to artists like Jeannie C. Riley came next, followed by a long and loose gold and glitter gown in ’70s fashion. Then she was back in purple and black for the ’80s, a replica of Reba McEntire’s early ’90s CMA dress. To celebrate the 2000’s, Underwood wore the Rani Zakhem designed leopard print. Finally, the singer put on a silver sparkling halter gown by Jovani, as she honored Dolly Parton with a performance of “I Will Always Love You.”

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