Joe Walsh (right) was among the guests on hand to honor Brad Paisley and four other stars honored Tuesday night as Country Music Television's Artists of the Year. Jason Aldean, Kenny Chesney, Lady Antebellum and Taylor Swift shared the honor with Mr. Paisley. (Associated Press)

Joe Walsh (right) was among the guests on hand to honor Brad Paisley and four other stars honored Tuesday night as Country Music Television's Artists of the Year. Jason Aldean, Kenny Chesney, Lady Antebellum and Taylor Swift shared the honor with Mr. Paisley. (Associated Press)