2018 CMA Award Nominees

Chris Stapleton leads the pack with five nominations for The 52nd Annual CMA Awards. See the full list of nominees here.

Chris Stapleton is nominated for Male Vocalist of the Year, Single of the Year, Album of the Year, Song of the Year and Entertainer of the Year.

Keith Urban, Jason Aldean, Miranda Lambert and Dan + Shay each received three nominations.

Florida Georgia Line and Bebe Rexha "Meant To Be" also received three nominations.

 

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

Watch as the Country Music industry reveals winners and honors its finest entertainers. Don’t miss performances by Keith Urban, Luke Bryan, Carrie Underwood, Dan + Shay, Kelsea Ballerini and more! Watch live this Wednesday, Nov. 14 at 8 on 6ABC.