For those who may not have been properly informed, TasteOfCountry.com reported that Dierks Bentley & Elle King were announced as the 2016 winners, of the award, for Musical Event of the year, for “Different for Girls”.
Dierks Bentley originally decided to first reach out to King, not just due to her musical prowess, but also because of her, “funny tweets and feisty personality,” quoted TasteOfCountry.com.
Fox News Entertainment also lists Dolly Parton, as receiving the Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award. Other winners, included in the Fox News Entertainment winner list include: Kenny Chesney- Pinnacle Award, Chris Stapleton- Music Video of the Year (“Fire Away”), Thomas Rhett- Single of the Year (“Die A Happy Man”), Lori McKenna- Song of the Year (“Humble and Kind”), Eric Church- Album of the Year (“Mr. Misunderstood”), & Maren Morris- New Artist if the Year.