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LIST: 2017 CMA Awards Nominees Revealed

September 4, 2017
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The nominees for the 51st Annual CMA Awards have been announced! Lauren Alaina, Dustin Lynch, and Brothers Osborne shared the news on Good Morning America earlier today.

Returning for the tenth consecutive year, Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood will co-host the the show live from Nashville on November 8. Miranda Lambert leads the pack earning five nominations this year while both Keith Urban and Little Big Town follow with four nominations each.

See the full list, below!

ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR

  • Garth Brooks
  • Luke Bryan
  • Eric Church
  • Chris Stapleton
  • Keith Urban

SINGLE OF THE YEAR

  • “Better Man” – Little Big Town
  • “Blue Ain’t Your Color” – Keith Urban
  • “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: Volume 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

  • “Tin Man” – Miranda Lambert (Jack Ingram, Miranda Lambert, Jon Randall)
  • “Dirt On My Boots” -  Jon Pardi (Rhett Akins, Jesse Frasure, Ashley Gorley)
  • “Body Like A Back Road” – Sam Hunt (Zach Crowell, Sam Hunt, Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne)
  • “Blue Ain’t Your Color” – Keith Urban (Clint Lagerberg, Hillary Lindsey, Steven Lee Olsen)
  • “Better Man” – Little Big Town (Taylor Swift)

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR

  • Lauren Alaina
  • Brett Young
  • Jon Pardi
  • Luke Combs
  • Old Dominion

FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

  • Kelsea Ballerini
  • Miranda Lambert
  • Reba McEntire
  • Maren Morris
  • Carrie Underwood

MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

  • Dierks Bentley
  • Eric Church
  • Thomas Rhett
  • Chris Stapleton
  • Keith Urban

VOCAL GROUP OF THE YEAR

  • Lady Antebellum
  • Little Big Town
  • Old Dominion
  • Rascal Flatts
  • Zac Brown Band

VOCAL DUO OF THE YEAR

  • Maddie & Tae
  • LOCASH
  • Florida Georgia Line
  • Dan + Shay
  • Brothers Osborne

MUSICAL EVENT OF THE YEAR

  • Tim McGraw & Faith Hill – “Speak to a Girl”
  • Kenny Chesney (with P!nk) – “Setting the World on Fire”
  • Eric Church (featuring Rhiannon Giddens)- “Kill A Word”
  • Glen Campbell (with Willie Nelson)- “Funny How Time Slips Away”
  • Thomas Rhett (featuring Maren Morris)- “Craving You”

MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR

  • Miranda Lambert- “Vice”
  • Brothers Osborne- “It Ain’t My Fault”
  • Thomas Rhett feat. Maren Morris- “Craving You”
  • Keith Urban- “Blue Ain’t Your Color”
  • Little Big Town- “Better Man”