From Margaritaville.com: Congratulations to Mac – CMA Musician of the Year! Mac was honored by his peers, as he was named Musician of the Year at the CMA Music Awards held in Nashville, Tennessee on November 11th! 2009 has been a big year for Mac, with a No. 1 hit and an acclaimed solo album release. Congratulations Mac!
“I’m very happy,” McAnally said during a telephone interview from Nashville. “I’m very grateful and thrilled. I’m particularly happy I was nominated in a category where I don’t have to go on a diet.”