1997 CMA Awards

The 31st Annual Country Music Association Awards were presented September 24, 1997 at Nashville's Grand Ole Opry House.

Entertainer of the YearGarth Brooks
Single of the Year“Strawberry Wine,” Deana Carter
Album of the YearCarrying Your Love With Me, George Strait
Song of the Year“Strawberry Wine,” Matraca Berg & Gary Harrison
Male Vocalist of the YearGeorge Strait
Female Vocalist of the YearTrisha Yearwood
Vocal Group of the YearDiamond Rio
Vocal Duo of the YearBrooks & Dunn
Vocal Event of the Year“It's Your Love,” Tim McGraw & Faith Hill
Horizon AwardLeAnn Rimes
Musician of the YearBrent Mason
Music Video of the Year“455 Rocket,” Kathy Mattea

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