year
1996
SHOW DETAILS
Grand Ole Opry House, Nashville, TN - CBS Network
HOST
Vince Gill
COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME INDUCTEE
Patsy Montana, Buck Owens, Ray Price

HIGHLIGHTS & MOMENTS

WINNERS

Album of the Year
Blue Clear Sky
George Strait
Produced by Tony Brown and George Strait
Entertainer of the Year
Brooks & Dunn
Female Vocalist of the Year
Patty Loveless
Group of the Year
The Mavericks
Horizon Award
Bryan White
Male Vocalist of the Year
George Strait
Music Video of the Year
“My Wife Thinks You’re Dead”
Junior Brown
Directed by Michael McNamara
Musical Event of the Year
“I Will Always Love You”
Dolly Parton with special guest Vince Gill
Musician of the Year
Mark O’Connor
Single of the Year
“Check Yes Or No”
George Strait
Produced by Tony Brown and George Strait
Song of the Year
“Go Rest High On That Mountain”
Vince Gill
Vocal Duo of the Year
Brooks & Dunn