year
1981
SHOW DETAILS
Grand Ole Opry House, Nashville, TN - CBS Network
HOST
Mac Davis and Barbara Mandrell
COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME INDUCTEE
Vernon Dalhart, Grant Turner

WINNERS

Album of the Year
I Believe In You
Don Williams
Entertainer of the Year
Barbara Mandrell
Female Vocalist of the Year
Barbara Mandrell
Group of the Year
Alabama
Horizon Award
Terri Gibbs
Male Vocalist of the Year
George Jones
Musician of the Year
Chet Atkins
Single of the Year
“Elvira”
Oak Ridge Boys
Song of the Year
“He Stopped Loving Her Today”
Bobby Braddock and Curly Putman
Vocal Duo of the Year
David Frizzell & Shelly West