’52nd Annual CMA Awards’ Nominees Revealed

“Country’s Biggest Night”

CAPITOL NASHVILLE’s LUKE BRYAN, BIG MACHINE’s SUGARLAND, and WARNER BROS./WAR’s DAN + SHAY teamed up on ABC-TV’s “Good Morning America” today (8/28), to announce nominees for the “52nd ANNUAL COUNTRY MUSIC ASSOCIATION (CMA) AWARDS,” set for WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 14th at NASHVILLE’s BRIDGESTONE AREA. Here are the nominees for the six major categories:

Entertainer Of The Year:

  • JASON ALDEAN
  • LUKE BRYAN
  • KENNY CHESNEY
  • CHRIS STAPLETON
  • 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

New Artist Of The Year:

  • LAUREN ALAINA
  • LUKE COMBS
  • CHRIS JANSON
  • MIDLAND
  • BRETT YOUNG

Single Of The Year:

  • “Broken Halos,” CHRIS STAPLETON
  • “Drinkin’ Problem,” MIDLAND
  • “Drowns the Whiskey,” JASON ALDEAN Feat. MIRANDA LAMBERT
  • “Meant to Be,” BEBE REXHA Feat. FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE
  • “Tequila,” DAN + SHAY

Vocal Duo Of The Year:

  • BROTHERS OSBORNE
  • DAN + SHAY
  • FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE
  • MADDIE & TAE
  • SUGARLAND

Vocal Group Of The Year:

  • LADY ANTEBELLUM
  • LANCO
  • LITTLE BIG TOWN
  • MIDLAND
  • OLD DOMINION

Album Of The Year: 

  • “From A Room: Volume 2,” CHRIS STAPLETON
  • “Golden Hour,” KACEY MUSGRAVES
  • “Graffiti U,” KEITH URBAN
  • “Life Changes,” THOMAS RHETT
  • “The Mountain,” DIERKS BENTLEY

Song Of The Year:

  • “Body Like A Back Road,” SAM HUNT
  • “Broken Halos,” CHRIS STAPLETON
  • “Drowns The Whiskey,” JASON ALDEAN
  • “Drunk Girl,” CHRIS JANSON
  • “Tequila,” DAN + SHAY

Musical Event Of The Year:

  • “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
  • “Meant To Be,” BEBE REXHA & FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE

Musician Of The Year:

  • JERRY DOUGLAS
  • PAUL FRANKLIN
  • DANN HUFF
  • MAC MCANALLY
  • DEREK WELLS

Music Video Of The Year:

  • “Babe,” SUGARLAND Feat. TAYLOR SWIFT
  • “Cry Pretty,” CARRIE UNDERWOOD
  • “Drunk Girl,” CHRIS JANSON
  • “Marry Me,” THOMAS RHETT
  • “Tequila,” DAN + SHAY