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2018 CMA Awards Nominees

2018 CMA Awards Nominees

The nominations for the 2018 CMA Awards were announced this morning on Good Morning America! Luke Bryan, Dan + Shay, and Sugarland announced the first six categories including Entertainer of the Year and New Artist of the Year. See the full list of nominees below.

 

Entertainer of the Year

Jason Aldean

Luke Bryan

​Kenny Chesney

Chris Stapleton

Keith Urban

 

Single of the Year

“Broken Halos,” Chris Stapleton

“Drinkin’ Problem,” Midland

“Drowns the Whiskey,” Jason Aldean feat. Miranda Lambert

“Meant to Be,” Bebe Rexha & Florida Georgia Line

“Tequila,” Dan + Shay

 

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

Brothers Osborne

Dan + Shay

Florida Georgia Line

Maddie & Tae

Sugarland

 

New Artist of the Year

Lauren Alaina

Luke Combs

Chris Janson

Midland

Brett Young

 

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 feat. Miranda Lambert

“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 & Kenny Chesney

“Meant to Be,” Bebe Rexha & Florida Georgia Line

 

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

 

Musician of the Year

Jerry Douglas, Dobro

Paul Franklin, Steel Guitar

Dann Huff, Guitar

Mac McAnally, Guitar

Derek Wells, Guitar

 

Catch the 52nd Annual CMA Awards on November 14th, hosted by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood! The show takes place at 8 pm EST on ABC.

 

H/T: Billboard.com