1981 CMA Awards

Updated September 9, 2022 | Infoplease Staff
Entertainer of the YearBarbara Mandrell
Single of the Year“Elvira,” Oak Ridge Boys
Album of the YearI Believe in You, Don Williams (MCA)
Song of the Year (Songwriter's Award)“He Stopped Loving Her Today,” Bobby Braddock and Curly Putman
Male Vocalist of the YearGeorge Jones
Female Vocalist of the YearBarbara Mandrell
Vocal Group of the YearAlabama
Vocal Duo of the YearDavid Frizzell and Shelly West
Instrumental Group of the YearAlabama
Horizon AwardTerri Gibbs
Musician of the YearChet Atkins

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