During the 2018 CMA Awards, some of country music's biggest stars trickled backstage to the media room, to discuss their wins and performances, and pose for photos with their new trophies. From Entertainer of the Year Keith Urban to New Artist of the Year Luke Combs, nominees, winners, performers and presenters were hanging out behind the scenes on Country Music's Biggest Night.

Backstage at the 2018 CMA Awards, Album of the Year winner Kacey Musgraves reflected on the creation of her winning album, Golden Hour, while multi-award winner Chris Stapleton admitted his surprise at his victories that night. Trisha Yearwood, meanwhile, reflected on hearing her husband Garth Brooks' brand-new song for her for the very first time.

Readers can flip through the photo gallery above to see pictures from backstage at the 2018 CMA Awards.

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