Maren Morris’ ‘The Bones’ Named CMA Song of the Year

Maren Morris; Photo Courtesy CMA
Maren Morris; Photo Courtesy CMA
Maren Morris; Photo Courtesy CMA

Maren Morris is on a roll tonight!

The superstar just received the trophy for CMA Song of the Year for her chart-topping hit, “The Bones.” The award came just moments after the songstress claimed the title of CMA Single of the Year for the same song.

Morris co-wrote the No.1 single with Jimmy Robbins and Laura Veltz.

“Thank you. All of my friends are in this category you wrote the most amazing songs in country music this year,” she gushed. I am proud to be a songwriter in Nashville, Tennessee…This means so much.”

Other songs nominated in the category included “Bluebird,” “Even Though I’m Leaving,” “I Hope You’re Happy Now,” and “More Hearts Than Mine.”

The 54th Annual CMA Awards also featured performances from Chris Stapleton, Rascal Flatts, Morgan Wallen, Miranda Lambert, Maren Morris, Luke Combs, Darius Rucker, Eric Church, Jon Pardi, Keith Urban, Jimmie Allen, Ingrid Andress, Little Big Town, Rascal Flatts, Old Dominion and Kelsea Ballerini.

Additionally, the show included star-studded collaborations by Dan + Shay with Justin Bieber, Reba McEntire featuring Darius Rucker, Gabby Barrett and Charlie Puth, Carly Pearce with Charles Kelley as well as Thomas Rhett together with McEntire and Chris Tomlin. The show opener featured an all-star performance from Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Brothers Osborne and Ashley McBryde paying tribute to the late Charlie Daniels.

Hosted by Reba McEntire and Darius Rucker, “Country Music’s Biggest Night” aired on Wednesday, November 11 (live 8:00-11:00 PM ET) on ABC.