Jelly Roll Wins 2023 CMA Awards for New Artist, Urges Fans to Keep Going in Rousing Speech

"There's something poetic about a 39-year-old man winning new artist of the year," he added.Jelly Roll needs admirers of all ages to keep pursuing their aspirations.  

The country singer delivers a stirring speech after winning new artist of the year at the 2023 CMA Awards at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday (Nov. 8). 

After Lady A called his name, the singer kissed wife Bunnie Xo and hugged Zach Bryan before walking up to the stage to accept the prize to the tune of “Need a Favor,” which he performed with Wynonna Judd before the ceremony. 

I have a thousand people to thank, but most importantly, my lord and wife—I love you, baby, you transformed my life.  

He shouted out the category's other candidates, Parker McCollum, Megan Moroney, and Hailey Whitters, saying, "I love all of you: we're friends."  

More praise is given to Jelly Roll, a  I think Zach Bryan is one of the hottest things on Earth, not just country music! Like everyone else, you deserve this! I adore you, sweetie, and I'm thrilled we're partying all night.”neighborhood kid-made-good. 

Jelly Roll then gave an inspiring speech to his fans. 

I want to tell you, ‘It’s going to be OK!’ Why is the windshield bigger than the rearview mirror? Because what's in front of you is more essential! 

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