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CMA NOMINATIONS UNVEILED

 

The nominees for the CMA Awards were announced this morning during a Good Morning America segment/livestream event. Miranda Lambert is nominated in seven categories to lead the way while Luke Combs is nominated in five and Maren Morris has five noms in  four categories. She's up twice for Musical Event of the Year.

Lambert becomes the first female artist to accumulate a record-breaking 55 CMA Award noms. Reba McEntire, who earned her 51st nomination this year, previously held the record.

Combs’ six nominations—he's nominated twice for Song of the Year—include his first ever nod for Entertainer of the Year.

Dan + Shay, producer Jay Joyce and Carly Pearce have four noms each, and first-timer Justin BieberAshley McBryde and Keith Urban are up for trophies in three categories.

See below for the full list.

ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR

Eric Church
Luke Combs
Miranda Lambert
Carrie Underwood
Keith Urban

SINGLE OF THE YEAR

(Award goes to artist(s), producer(s), and mix engineer)

"10,000 Hours," Dan + Shay (with Justin Bieber)
Producer: Dan Smyers Mix Engineer: Jeff Juliano

"Beer Never Broke My Heart," Luke Combs
Producer: Scott Moffatt Mix Engineer: Jim Cooley

"Bluebird," Miranda Lambert
Producer: Jay Joyce Mix Engineers: Jason Hall, Jay Joyce

"The Bones," Maren Morris
Producer: Greg Kurstin Mix Engineer: Greg Kurstin

"I Hope," Gabby Barrett
Producers: Ross Copperman, Zach Kale Mix Engineer: Buckley Miller

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

(Award goes to artist and producer(s)

Heartache Medication, Jon Pardi
Producers: Bart Butler, Ryan Gore, Jon Pardi

Never Will, Ashley McBryde
Producers: Jay Joyce, John Peets

Old Dominion, Old Dominion
Producers: Shane McAnally, Old Dominion

What You See Is What You Get, Luke Combs
Producers: Scott Moffatt

Wildcard, Miranda Lambert
Producer: Jay Joyce

SONG OF THE YEAR

(Award goes to songwriters)

"Bluebird"
Luke Dick, Natalie Hemby, Miranda Lambert

"The Bones"
Maren Morris, Jimmy Robbins, Laura Veltz

"Even Though I'm Leaving"
Luke Combs, Wyatt B. Durrette III, Ray Fulcher

"I Hope You're Happy Now"
Luke Combs, Randy Montana, Carly Pearce, Jonathan Singleton

"More Hearts Than Mine"
Ingrid Andress, Sam Ellis, Derrick Southerland

FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

Miranda Lambert
Ashley McBryde
Maren Morris
Kacey Musgraves
Carrie Underwood

MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

Eric Church
Luke Combs
Thomas Rhett
Chris Stapleton
Keith Urban

VOCAL GROUP OF THE YEAR

Lady A
Little Big Town
Midland
Old Dominion
Rascal Flatts

VOCAL DUO OF THE YEAR

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

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Jimmie Allen
Ingrid Andress
Gabby Barrett
Carly Pearce
Morgan Wallen

MUSICAL EVENT OF THE YEAR

(Award goes to artists and producer(s)

"10,000 Hours," Dan + Shay (with Justin Bieber)
Producer: Dan Smyers

"Be A Light," Thomas Rhett f/Reba McEntire, Hillary Scott, Chris Tomlin, Keith Urban
Producer: Dann Huff

"The Bones," Maren Morris with Hozier
Producer: Greg Kurstin

"Fooled Around And Fell In Love," Miranda Lambert f/Maren Morris, Elle King, Ashley McBryde, Tenille Townes, & Caylee Hammack
Producer: Jay Joyce

"I Hope You're Happy Now," Carly Pearce and Lee Brice
Producer: busbee

MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR

Jenee Fleenor, Fiddle
Paul Franklin, Steel Guitar
Rob McNelley, Guitar
Ilya Toshinskiy, Guitar
Derek Wells, Guitar

MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR

"10,000 Hours," Dan + Shay (with Justin Bieber)
Director: Patrick Tracy

"Bluebird," Miranda Lambert
Director: Trey Fanjoy

"Homemade," Jake Owen
Director: Justin Clough

"I Hope You're Happy Now," Carly Pearce and Lee Brice
Director: Sam Siske

"Second One To Know," Chris Stapleton
Director: David Coleman

CMA BROADCAST PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR

National

"American Country Countdown" (Kix Brooks), Westwood One
"The Blair Garner Show" (Blair Garner and “Off Eric” Garner), Westwood One
"CMT After Midnite" (Cody Alan), Premiere Networks
"Country Countdown USA" (Lon Helton), Westwood One
"The Mayor of Music Row" (Charlie Monk), SiriusXM Satellite Radio

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