2018 CMA Awards Winners

WINNERS ANNOUNCED FOR “THE 52ND ANNUAL CMA AWARDS”
Chris Stapleton Top Winner of the Night with Three Awards &
Keith Urban Named Entertainer of the Year

NASHVILLE – Chris Stapleton reveled in a celebratory night in Nashville as he took home three wins at “The 52nd Annual CMA Awards,” while Keith Urban warmed hearts with his gracious acceptance of the coveted Entertainer of the Year trophy. Country Music’s Biggest Night was hosted for the 11th consecutive year by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood and aired live from Bridgestone Arena in Nashville Wednesday, Nov. 14 on the ABC Television Network.

“THE 52ND ANNUAL CMA AWARDS” – FINAL NOMINEES (by ballot category order):
ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR

• Jason Aldean

• Luke Bryan

• Kenny Chesney

• Chris Stapleton

• Keith Urban – WINNER

SINGLE OF THE YEAR

(Award goes to Artist, Producer(s), and Mix Engineer(s))

• “Broken Halos” – Chris Stapleton – WINNER

Producers: Dave Cobb, Chris Stapleton

Mix Engineer: Vance Powell

• “Drinkin’ Problem” – Midland

Producers: Dann Huff, Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne Mix Engineer: Justin Niebank

• “Drowns the Whiskey” – Jason Aldean (Feat. Miranda Lambert)

Producer: Michael Knox

Mix Engineer: Jeff Braun

• “Meant to Be” – Bebe Rexha & Florida Georgia Line

Producer: Wilshire

Mix Engineer: Serban Ghenea

• “Tequila” – Dan + Shay

Producers: Scott Hendricks, Dan Smyers

Mix Engineer: Jeff Juliano

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

(Award goes to Artist and Producer(s))

• From A Room: Volume 2 – Chris Stapleton

Producers: Dave Cobb, Chris Stapleton

• Golden Hour – Kacey Musgraves – WINNER

Producers: Ian Fitchuk, Daniel Tashian, Kacey Musgraves

• Graffiti U – Keith Urban

Producers: Keith Urban, Dan McCarroll, J.R. Rotem, Josh Kerr, Jason Evigan, Greg Wells, Benny

Blanco, Ed Sheeran, Johnny McDaid, Jesse Shatkin, Jimmy Robbins, Oscar Holter, Matt Rad, Eric Valentine, Ian Kirkpatrick, Mike Elizondo, Captain Cuts, Ross Copperman, Dann Huff, Peter Karlsson

• Life Changes – Thomas Rhett

Producers: Julian Bunetta, Jesse Frasure, Dann Huff, Joe London, Thomas Rhett

• The Mountain – Dierks Bentley

Producers: Ross Copperman, Jon Randall Stewart, Arturo Buenahora Jr.

SONG OF THE YEAR

(Award goes to Songwriter(s))

• “Body Like A Back Road”

Songwriters: Zach Crowell, Sam Hunt, Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne

• “Broken Halos” – WINNER

Songwriters: Mike Henderson, Chris Stapleton

• “Drowns the Whiskey”

Songwriter: Brandon Kinney, Jeff Middleton, Josh Thompson

• “Drunk Girl”

Songwriter: Scooter Carusoe, Tom Douglas, Chris Janson

• “Tequila”

Songwriter: Nicolle Galyon, Jordan Reynolds, Dan Smyers

FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

• Kelsea Ballerini

• Miranda Lambert

• Maren Morris

• Kacey Musgraves

• Carrie Underwood – WINNER

MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

• Dierks Bentley

• Luke Combs

• Thomas Rhett

• Chris Stapleton – WINNER

• Keith Urban

VOCAL GROUP OF THE YEAR

• Lady Antebellum

• LANCO

• Little Big Town

• Midland

• Old Dominion – WINNER

VOCAL DUO OF THE YEAR

• Brothers Osborne – WINNER

• Dan + Shay

• Florida Georgia Line

• Maddie & Tae

• Sugarland

MUSICAL EVENT OF THE YEAR

(Award goes to each Artist)

• “Burning Man” – Dierks Bentley Feat. Brothers Osborne

• “Dear Hate” – Maren Morris (Feat. Vince Gill)

• “Drowns the Whiskey” – Jason Aldean (Feat. Miranda Lambert)

• “Everything’s Gonna Be Alright” – David Lee Murphy (with Kenny Chesney) – WINNER

• “Meant to Be” – Bebe Rexha & Florida Georgia Line

MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR

• Jerry Douglas, Dobro

• Paul Franklin, Steel Guitar

• Dann Huff, Guitar

• Mac McAnally, Guitar – WINNER

• Derek Wells, Guitar

MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR

(Award goes to Artist and Director(s))

• “Babe” – Sugarland (Featuring Taylor Swift)

Director: Anthony Mandler

• “Cry Pretty” – Carrie Underwood

Director: Randee St. Nicholas

• “Drunk Girl” – Chris Janson

Director: Jeff Venable

• “Marry Me” – Thomas Rhett – WINNER

Director: TK McKamy

• “Tequila” – Dan + Shay

Director: Patrick Tracy

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR

• Lauren Alaina

• Luke Combs – WINNER

• Chris Janson

• Midland

• Brett Young
 

 

 

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