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The 35th Annual CMA Award Winners
POSTED 9 NOVEMBER 2001

* Entertainer of the Year: Tim McGraw
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* Male Vocalist of the Year: Toby Keith
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* Female Vocalist of the Year: Lee Ann Womack
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* Horizon Award: Keith Urban
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* Vocal Group of the Year: Lonestar
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* Vocal Duo of the Year: Brooks & Dunn
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* Single of the Year: "I Am a Man of Constant Sorrow" by the Soggy Bottom Boys (from "O Brother, Where Art Thou?")
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* Album of the Year: "O Brother, Where Art Thou?"
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* Song of the Year: "Murder on Music Row" written by Larry Cordle and Larry Shell (from George Strait's "Latest Greatest Straitest Hits")
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* Vocal Event of the Year: "Too Country" by Brad Paisley with George Jones, Bill Anderson, and Buck Owens (from "Part II")
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"The Road Less Travelled [IMPORT]" George Strait Our price: $13.99 | You save: $4.98
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Album number 28 from Strait arrives just in time for your holiday needs. The single "Run" has already cracked the Top 10 on Billboard's Hot Country singles chart, while the rest of the CD offers a familiar mix of heartfelt ballads and Texas twang.

"Vol. 1-Roots [IMPORT]" Merle Haggard Our price: $13.99 | You save: $4.98
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On "Roots Volume 1," the legendary Hag pays tribute to heroes Lefty Frizzell, Hank Thompson, and Hank Williams while adding three new originals to the mix. Now in his 60s, Haggard has engineered yet another creative rebirth, his voice as rich and emotive as ever.

"Three Days [IMPORT]" Pat Green Our price: $14.22 | You save: $0.75
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Pat Green is a certifiable star on the Texas college circuit, and this major-label debut looks to expand his ever-growing following. Fans of the Robert Earl Keen and Jerry Jeff Walker schools of Lone Star songwriting, take note.

"Amigo [IMPORT]" David Ball Our price: $13.99 | You save: $3.98
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"Amigo" finds the talented Ball, a major-label refugee, returning to his traditionalist roots and emerging with one of the best albums of his career. Nashville's loss is country music's gain.

* Steve Earle, Townes Van Zandt, and Guy Clark, "Together at the Bluebird Cafe"
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* Robbie Fulks, "13 Hillbilly Giants"
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* Joe Diffie, "In Another World"
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* Tracy Lawrence, "Tracy Lawrence"
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Reba McEntire, "Greatest Hits Volume III: I'm a Survivor" "Greatest Hits Volume III: I'm a Survivor" includes a dozen old favorites plus three new cuts, including the smash title track. Read more
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Lyle Lovett, "Anthology, Vol. 1: Cowboy Man" "Anthology, Vol. 1: Cowboy Man" adds a pair of new songs to a selection of highlights from Lovett's first three albums. Read more
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Elvis Presley, "The Country Side of Elvis" "The Country Side of Elvis" offers two discs' worth of the King's twangier tendencies. Read more
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"Scarecrow [IMPORT]" Garth Brooks Our price: $13.28 | You save: $5.69
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"Greatest Hits Volume 2 [IMPORT]" Clint Black Our price: $14.99 | You save: $3.98 http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00005QDA0/ncdn">...available here.

HOLIDAY MUSIC

"A December to Remember [IMPORT]" Aaron Tippin Our price: $14.99 | You save: $2.98
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Tippin's foray into the world of holiday music mixes seven brand-new original compositions with five tried-and-true Christmas standards. More country holiday music
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BOX SETS

It's a known fact that loved ones love box sets. Here are some to peruse: "American roots music [BOX SET]" Roots) Compilation(American Our price: $39.98 | You save: $9.99
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"Love, God, Murder [IMPORT] [BOX SET]" Johnny Cash Our price: $33.22 | You save: $1.75
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"Strait Out of the Box [IMPORT] [BOX SET]" George Strait Our price: $47.47 | You save: $2.50
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"Chrome [IMPORT]" Trace Adkins Our price: $13.99 | You save: $3.98
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"Loving Every Minute [IMPORT]" Mark Wills Our price: $14.99 | You save: $2.98
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"This Is Your Country [IMPORT]" Various Artists Our price: $14.99 | You save: $3.98
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STRINGS AND THINGS

"Not All Who Wander Are Lost [IMPORT]" Chris Thile Our price: $12.99 | You save: $3.98
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"Spanker Madness [IMPORT]" Asylum Street Our price: $15.19 | You save: $0.80
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"Pulling up Atlantis [IMPORT]" Demolition String Band Our price: $13.99 | You save: $2.98
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Want to investigate the music of a particular country star, but don't know where to start? Let Amazon.com's Essentials by Artist be your guide. Here are a few to consider:

* Lucinda Williams
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* Bill Monroe
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* Merle Haggard
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* Brooks & Dunn
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* Emmylou Harris
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See all Essentials by Artist
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FREE MUSIC DOWNLOADS, you can download songs from hundreds of independent and major-label artists. Among the current crop of downloads are new tracks by Ryan Adams, Merle Haggard, and Pat Green:

* Ryan Adams, "New York, New York"
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* Merle Haggard, "If You've Got the Money (I've Got the Time)"
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* Pat Green, "Carry On"
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