NASHVILLE, Tenn. (LEX 18) — Kentucky native Chris Stapleton won Male Vocalist of the Year last night at the CMA Awards, an award he's now won six times.
According to CMA, Stapleton leads this category with the most wins of all time.
The CMA Award for Male Vocalist of the Year goes to... SIX-TIME category winner, @ChrisStapleton! He now leads this category with the most wins! Congratulations, Chris! 🙌 #CMAawards pic.twitter.com/cRlBkNc6sS— CMA Country Music (@CountryMusic) November 10, 2022
During the awards show, Stapleton also surprised the audience with a tribute to Eastern Kentucky.
Pikeville native Patty Loveless joined Stapleton on stage to perform a moving rendition of "You'll Never Leave Harlan Alive."
The full rendition can be viewed here: