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CMA AWARDS NOMINEES

“The 51st Annual CMA Awards” airs live Wednesday, November 8 on ABC-TV. Country superstars Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood will preside over the evening, returning as hosts for the 10th consecutive year.

 

See the nominees below!

Entertainer of the Year

Eric Church

Chris Stapleton

Keith Urban

Garth Brooks

Luke Bryan

Single of the Year

“Body Like A Back Road”

Sam Hunt

PRODUCER: Zach Crowell MIX ENGINEER: Zach Crowell

MCA Nashville / Universal Music Group Nashville

“Dirt On My Boots”

Jon Pardi

PRODUCER: Bart Butler, Jon Pardi MIX ENGINEER: Ryan Gore

Capitol Records Nashville / Universal Music Group Nashville

“Tin Man”

Miranda Lambert

PRODUCER: Frank Liddell, Eric Masse, Glenn Worf MIX ENGINEER: Eric Masse

Vanner Records / RCA Nashville / Sony Music Nashville

“Better Man”

Little Big Town

PRODUCER: Jay Joyce MIX ENGINEER: Jason Hall, Jay Joyce

Capitol Records Nashville / Universal Music Group Nashville

“Blue Ain’t Your Color”

Keith Urban

PRODUCER: Dann Huff, Keith Urban MIX ENGINEER: Chris Lord-Alge

Hit Red Records / Capitol Records Nashville / Universal Music Group Nashville

Album of the Year

Heart Break

Lady Antebellum

PRODUCER: busbee

Capitol Records Nashville / Universal Music Group Nashville

The Nashville Sound

Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit

PRODUCER: Dave Cobb

Thirty Tigers / Southeastern Records

The Weight Of These Wings

Miranda Lambert

PRODUCER: Frank Liddell, Glenn Worf, Eric Masse

Vanner Records / RCA Nashville / Sony Music Nashville

The Breaker

Little Big Town

PRODUCER: Jay Joyce

Capitol Records Nashville / Universal Music Group Nashville

From A Room: Volume 1

Chris Stapleton

PRODUCER: Dave Cobb, Chris Stapleton

Mercury Nashville / Universal Music Group Nashville

Song of the Year

“Body Like A Back Road”

Zach Crowell, Sam Hunt, Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne

“Blue Ain’t Your Color”

Clint Lagerberg, Hillary Lindsey, Steven Lee Olsen

“Better Man”

Taylor Swift

“Tin Man”

Jack Ingram, Miranda Lambert, Jon Randall

“Dirt On My Boots”

Rhett Akins, Jesse Frasure, Ashley Gorley

Female Vocalist of the Year

Reba McEntire

Maren Morris

Carrie Underwood

Kelsea Ballerini

Miranda Lambert

Male Vocalist of the Year

Thomas Rhett

Chris Stapleton

Keith Urban

Dierks Bentley

Eric Church

Vocal Group of the Year

Old Dominion

Rascal Flatts

Zac Brown Band

Lady Antebellum

Little Big Town

Vocal Duo of the Year

Florida Georgia Line

Dan + Shay

Brothers Osborne

Maddie & Tae

LOCASH

Musical Event of the Year

“Kill A Word”

Eric Church featuring Rhiannon Giddens

EMI Records Nashville / Universal Music Group Nashville

“Funny How Time Slips Away”

Glen Campbell with Willie Nelson

Universal Music Enterprises

“Craving You”

Thomas Rhett (feat. Maren Morris)

The Valory Music Co.

“Speak to a Girl”

Tim McGraw & Faith Hill

McGraw Music, LLC / Arista Nashville / Sony Music Nashville

“Setting the World on Fire”

Kenny Chesney (with P!nk)

Blue Chair Records / Columbia Nashville / Sony Music Nashville

Musician of the Year

Dann Huff

Guitar

Derek Wells

Guitar

Mac McAnally

Guitar

Jerry Douglas

Dobro

Paul Franklin

Steel Guitar

Music Video of the Year

“Craving You”

Thomas Rhett (feat. Maren Morris)

Directed by TK McKamy

“Blue Ain’t Your Color”

Keith Urban

Directed by Carter Smith

“Better Man”

Little Big Town

Directed by Becky Fluke and Reid Long

“Vice”

Miranda Lambert

Directed by Trey Fanjoy

“It Ain’t My Fault”

Brothers Osborne

Directed by Wes Edwards and Ryan Silver

New Artist of the Year

Jon Pardi

Luke Combs

Old Dominion

Lauren Alaina

Brett Young