A Big Night in Country Music for The Band Perry Named New Artist of The Year, among other awards at the 45th Annual CMA Awards

The Band Perry, who just celebrated the first anniversary of their debut album, was named New Artist of the Year by the Country Music Association last night at the 45th Annual CMA Awards.

Australia's The McClymonts Receive CMA 2011 Global Country Artist Award

The Australian sisters – Brooke, Samantha, and Mollie McClymont – were presented with the honor during the annual CMA International Reception held on Nov. 7 as part of festivities around “The 45th Annual CMA Awards.” The Award was presented by CMA Chief Executive Officer Steve Moore.