51st Annual CMA Awards Nominees

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The Brothers Osborne, Dustin Lynch and Lauren Alaina took to “Good Morning America” bright and early to reveal the 51st Annual CMA Awards nominees and this year a few familiar names were read where they haven’t been in a while– Reba McEntire and Taylor Swift. Not to mention, your old favorites like Keith Urban, Miranda Lambert and Garth Brooks.

ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR
Garth Brooks
Luke Bryan
Eric Church
Chris Stapleton
Keith Urban


SINGLE OF THE YEAR
(Award goes to Artist, Producer(s), and Mix Engineer(s))
“Blue Ain’t Your Color” // Keith Urban
“Better Man” // Little Big Town
“Body Like A Back Road” // Sam Hunt
“Dirt On My Boots” // Jon Pardi
“Tin Man” // Miranda Lambert

ALBUM OF THE YEAR
The Breaker // Little Big Town
From A Room: Vol. 1 // Chris Stapleton
Heart Break // Lady Antebellum
The Nashville Sound // Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit
The Weight of These Wings // Miranda Lambert

SONG OF THE YEAR
“Blue Ain’t Your Color” // Hillary Lindsey, Clint Lagerberg, Steven Lee Olson
“Better Man” // Taylor Swift
“Body Like a Back Road” // Zach Crowell, Josh Osborne, Sam Hunt, Shane McAnally
“Dirt on My Boots” // Rhett Akins, Jesse Frasure, Ashley Gorley
“Tin Man” // Jack Ingram, Miranda Lambert, Jon Randall

FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
Kelsea Ballerini
Miranda Lambert
Maren Morris
Reba McEntire
Carrie Underwood

MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
Dierks Bentley
Eric Church
Thomas Rhett
Chris Stapleton
Keith Urban

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Lauren Alaina
Luke Combs
Old Dominion
Jon Pardi
Brett Young

VOCAL GROUP OF THE YEAR
Lady Antebellum
Little Big Town
Old Dominion
Rascal Flatts
Zac Brown Band

VOCAL DUO OF THE YEAR
Brothers Osborne
Dan + Shay
Florida Georgia Line
LoCash
Maddie & Tae

VOCAL EVENT OF THE YEAR
(Award goes to each Artist)

“Craving You” // Thomas Rhett feat. Maren Morris
“Funny How Time Slips Away” // Glen Campbell with Willie Nelson
“Kill a Word” // Eric Church feat. Rhiannon Giddens
“Setting the World on Fire” // Kenny Chesney with Pink
“Speak to a Girl” // Tim McGraw & Faith Hill

MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR
“Better Man” // Little Big Town
“Blue Ain’t Your Color” // Keith Urban
“Craving You” // Thomas Rhett featuring Maren Morris
“It Ain’t My Fault” // Brothers Osborne
“Vice” // Miranda Lambert