Maren Morris Tops the List of Finalists with Six Nominations

Brothers Osborne Receives Four Nominations, While Dierks Bentley, Eric Church,
Luke Combs, Dan + Shay, Scott Hendricks, Dann Huff, Greg Kurstin, Kacey Musgraves, Blake Shelton, Chris Stapleton And Carrie Underwood Are Up for Three Nominations Each

Carrie Underwood Hosts Country Music’s Biggest Night™
with Special Guest Hosts Reba McEntire and Dolly Parton,
Live from Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena Wednesday, Nov. 13 at 8/7c on ABC


CMA Awards Nominees

Entertainer of the Year

Garth Brooks
Eric Church
Chris Stapleton
Carrie Underwood
Keith Urban

Female Vocalist of the Year

Kelsea Ballerini
Miranda Lambert
Maren Morris
Kacey Musgraves
Carrie Underwood

Male Vocalist of the Year

Dierks Bentley
Luke Combs
Thomas Rhett
Chris Stapleton
Keith Urban

Vocal Duo of the Year

Brooks & Dunn
Brothers Osborne
Dan + Shay
Florida Georgia Line
Maddie & Tae

New Artist of the Year

Cody Johnson
Ashley McBryde
Carly Pearce
Morgan Wallen

Single of the Year (Awarded to Singer, Producer and Engineer)

Burning Man – Dierks Bentley Feat. Brothers Osborne – Producers: Ross Copperman, Jon Randall, Arturo Buenahora, Jr. – Mix Engineer: F. Reid Shippen
GIRL – Maren Morris – Producer: Greg Kurstin – Mix Engineer: Greg Kurstin
Gods Country – Blake Shelton – Producer: Scott Hendricks – Mix Engineer: Justin Niebank
Millionaire – Chris Stapleton – Producers: Dave Cobb, Chris Stapleton – Mix Engineer: Vance Powell
Speechless – Dan + Shay – Producers: Dan Smyers, Scott Hendricks – Mix Engineer: Jeff Juliano

Album of the Year (Awarded to Artist & Producer)

Center Point Road – Thomas Rhett – Producers: Dann Huff, Jesse Frasure, Thomas Rhett, Julian Bunetta, The Stereotypes, Cleve Wilson
Cry Pretty – Carrie Underwood – Producers: David Garcia, Jim Jonsin, Carrie Underwo
Dan + Shay – Dan + Shay – Producers: Dan Smyers, Scott Hendricks
Desperate Man – Eric Church – Producers: Jay Joyce, Arturo Buenahora,
Girl – Maren Morris – Producers: busbee, Maren Morris, Greg Kurstin

Vocal Group of the Year

Little Big Town
Lady Antebellum
Old Dominion
Zac Brown Band

Song of the Year (Awarded to Songwriters)

Beautiful Crazy – Luke Combs, Wyatt B. Durrette II, Robert Williford
Girl – Maren Morris, Sarah Aarons, Greg Kurstin
Gods Country – Devin Dawson, Jordan Schmidt, Michael Hardy
Rainbow – Natalie Hemby, Shane McAnally, Kacey Musgraves
Tequila – Dan Smyers, Nicolle Galyon, Jordan Reynolds

Musical Event of the Year

All My Favorite People – Maren Morris feat. Brothers Osborne
Brand New Man – Brooks & Dunn feat. Luke Combs
Dive Bar – Garth Brooks feat. Blake Shelton
Old Town Road (remix) – Lil Nas X feat. Billy Ray Cyrus
What Happens in a Small Town – Brantley Gilbert feat. Lindsay Ell

Music Video of the Year (Awarded to Artist & Director)

Burning Man – Dierks Bentley Feat. Brothers Osborne – Director: Wes Edwards
GIRL – Maren Morris – Director: Dave Meyers
Gods Country – Blake Shelton – Director: Sophie Muller
Rainbow – Kacey Musgraves – Director: Hannah Lux Davis
Some Of It – Eric Church – Director: Reid Long

Musician of the Year

Jenee Fleenor, Fiddle
Paul Franklin, Steel Guitar
Mac McAnally, Guitar
Ilya Toshinsky, Banjo/Guitar
Derek Wells, Guitar

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