Kenny Rogers, center left, accepts the Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award at the 47th annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, in Nashville, Tenn. In background from left are Joe Don Rooney, Gary LeVox Jennifer Nettles, Darius Rucker and Jay DeMarcus. (Photo by Wade Payne/Invision/AP)
Gallery: Country Music Association Awards
Nov. 07, 2013 @ 12:21 PM
The entertainer of the year trophy at the Country Music Association Awards is one of the most coveted honors in the genre, but sometimes it's OK to lose — like, say, when George Strait is a nominee.