1984  A Historic Night In Nashville

Alabama won the 18th annual Country Music Award’s Entertainer of the Year award for the third consecutive year, while Anne Murray is the only double-winner on the night. Murray becomes the first woman to win Album of the Year, for A Little Good News, while the title track wins Single of the Year.

The Judds took home the Horizon Award, given to the best new artist, while the Ricky Skaggs Band was named the Instrumental Group of the Year and Chet Atkins won for Instrumentalist of the Year. Lee Greenwood won for Male Vocalist of the Year, Reba McEntire won Female Vocalist of the Year, The Statler Brothers for Vocal Group and Julio Iglesias and Willie Nelson were the Vocal Duo of the Year.

The Song of the Year Award, which goes to the song writers went, to Larry Henley and Jeff Silbar for "Wind Beneath My Wings."