Nominees for the 53rd Annual CMA Awards

Nominees for the 53rd Annual CMA Awards

Nominees have been announced for the 53rd Annual CMA Awards.

Here’s the full list of 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

Vocal Group Of The Year

  • LADY ANTEBELLUM
  • LITTLE BIG TOWN
  • MIDLAND
  • OLD DOMINION
  • ZAC BROWN BAND

New Artist Of The Year

  • CODY JOHNSON
  • ASHLEY MCBRYDE
  • MIDLAND
  • CARLY PEARCE
  • MORGAN WALLEN

Album Of The Year

  • ERIC CHURCH, “Desperate Man”
  • DAN + SHAY, “Dan + Shay”
  • MAREN MORRIS, “Girl”
  • THOMAS RHETT, “Center Point Road”
  • CARRIE UNDERWOOD, “Cry Pretty”

Single Of The Year

  • “Burning Man” – DIERKS BENTLEY feat. BROTHERS OSBORNE
  • “GIRL” – MAREN MORRIS
  • “God’s Country” – BLAKE SHELTON
  • “Millionaire” – CHRIS STAPLETON
  • “Speechless” – DAN + SHAY

Song Of The Year (Award goes to songwriters)

  • “Beautiful Crazy” Songwriters: LUKE COMBS, WYATT B. DURRETTE III, ROBERT WILLIFORD
  • “GIRL” Songwriters: MAREN MORRIS, SARAH AARONS, GREG KURSTIN
  • “God’s Country” Songwriters: DEVIN DAWSON, JORDAN SCHMIDT, MICHAEL HARDY
  • “Rainbow” Songwriters: NATALIE HEMBY, SHANE MCANALLY, KACEY MUSGRAVES
  • “Tequila” Songwriters: DAN SMYERS, NICOLLE GALYON, JORDAN REYNOLDS

Musical Event Of The Year

  • BROOKS & DUNN with LUKE COMBS, ”Brand New Man”
  • GARTH BROOKS and BLAKE SHELTON, ”Dive Bar”
  • BRANTLEY GILBERT and LINDSAY ELL, ”What Happens In A Small Town”
  • LIL Nas X feat. BILLY RAY CYRUS, ”Old Town Road (Remix)”
  • MAREN MORRIS feat. BROTHERS OSBORNE, ”All My Favorite People”

Music Video Of The Year (Award goes to Artist(s) and Director)

  • “Burning Man” – DIERKS BENTLEY feat. BROTHERS OSBORNE, Director: WES EDWARDS
  • “GIRL” – MAREN MORRIS, Director: DAVE MEYERS
  • “God’s Country” – BLAKE SHELTON, Director: SOPHIE MULLER
  • “Rainbow” – KACEY MUSGRAVES, Director: HANNAH LUX DAVIS
  • “Some Of It” – ERIC CHURCH, Director: REID LONG

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As previously reported (NET NEWS 8/19), CARRIE UNDERWOOD will host “The 53rd Annual CMA Awards” with guest hosts DOLLY PARTON and REBA McENTIRE. The show will be broadcast live from NASHVILLE’s BRIDGESTONE ARENA on WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 13th at 7p (CT) on ABC-TV.