Jenee Fleenor, an American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist (fiddle, mandolin, and acoustic guitar), won the 2022 CMA Awards as Musician of the Year. She beat steel guitarist Paul Franklin, guitarists Brent Mason and Derek Wells, and banjo player Ilya Toshinkskiy.
Jenee Fleenor first won the award in 2019, breaking Mac McAnally’s two-year streak, and became the first woman and first fiddle player to do so in over 20 years. And she has held the title for four consecutive years now.
The 56th annual CMA Awards was broadcasted live on ABC from Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena. Luke Bryan and Peyton Manning served as hosts.
CMA Awards 2022, Jenee Fleenor