2015 CMA Awards: 12 Best and Worst Moments

From Luke Bryan's before-our-eyes maturation to the funeral of bro country

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Worst Bad Trip: Zac Brown's Beautiful Drug

Worst Bad Trip: Zac Brown's Beautiful Drug

Trading the group's beach-bum bounce and hippie-tonk twang for the clubby, chemical rush of EDM, Zac Brown Band's "Beautiful Drug" was a buzz killer. The song's hooks were colossal, but they fell victim to the drum loops and pop production that whittled down the band's strengths like sandpaper. We know someone like Brown has earned the right not to take orders from anyone. . .but if he ever changes his mind, we'd love another serving of something that builds upon the "Homegrown" template, please. Andrew Leahey

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