Who Was The CMA Entertainer of the Year 30 years ago?

As we prepare for Country Music’s Biggest Night, the CMA Awards, on Nov. 6, we take a moment to remember some big winners of Country Music’s past.

Who Was The CMA Entertainer of the Year In 1983?

Alabama. 1983 was the second of three awards as CMA Entertainer of the Year. Every single the band released the years that they won- 1982, 1983, and 1984- all of them hit No. 1. The No. 1 hits of these prime years included, 'Mountain Music,' 'Take Me Down,' 'Close Enough To Perfect,' 'Dixieland Delight,' 'The Closer You Get,' 'Lady Down On Love,'  'Roll On (Eighteen Wheeler),' 'When We Make Love,' 'If You're Gonna Play In Texas (You Gotta Have A Fiddle In The Band),' and '(There's A) Fire In The Night.'