2016 CMA Awards Nominees & Winners

2016 CMA Awards Nominees & Winners

Hosted by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood, The 50th annual CMA Awards airs live from Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday, Nov. 2 at 7 p.m CT on ABC.

Check out the full list of nominees below and winners as they are announced.

2016 CMA Award Nominees

Musical Event of the Year

  • WINNER: “Different for Girls” – Dierks Bentley feat. Elle King
  • “Home Alone Tonight” – Luke Bryan feat. Karen Fairchild
  • “The Fighter” – Keith Urban feat. Carrie Underwood
  • “Think of You” – Chris Young with Cassadee Pope
  • “You Are My Sunshine” – Morgane Stapleton with Chris Stapleton

Video of the Year

  • WINNER: “Fire Away” – Chris Stapleton, directed by Tim Mattia
  • “Burning House” – Cam, directed by Trey Fanjoy
  • “Humble and Kind” – Tim McGraw, directed by Wes Edwards
  • “Record Year” – Eric Church, directed by Jon Peets and Reid Long
  • “Somewhere on a Beach” – Dierks Bentley, directed by Wes Edwards

Single of the Year

  • WINNER: “Die a Happy Man” – Thomas Rhett
  • “Humble and Kind” – Tim McGraw
  • “My Church” – Maren Morris
  • “Nobody to Blame” – Chris Stapleton
  • “Record Year” – Eric Church

Song of the Year (Awarded to Songwriters)

  • WINNER: “Humble and Kind” – Lori McKenna
  • “Burning House” – Cam, Tyler Johnson, Jeff Bhasker
  • “Die a Happy Man” – Sean Douglas, Thomas Rhett, Joe Spargur
  • “Record Year” – Eric Church, Jeff Hyde
  • “My Church” – busbee, Maren Morris

New Artist of the Year

  • WINNER: Maren Morris
  • Kelsea Ballerini
  • Brothers Osborne
  • Old Dominion
  • Cole Swindell

Album of the Year

  • WINNER: Mr. Misunderstood – Eric Church
  • Ripcord – Keith Urban
  • Black – Dierks Bentley
  • Hero – Maren Morris
  • Storyteller – Carrie Underwood

Vocal Duo of the Year

  • WINNER: Brothers Osborne
  • Dan + Shay
  • Florida Georgia Line
  • Joey + Rory
  • Maddie & Tae

Vocal Group of the Year

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

Female Vocalist of the Year

  • WINNER: Carrie Underwood
  • Kelsea Ballerini
  • Miranda Lambert
  • Maren Morris
  • Kacey Musgraves

Musician of the Year

  • WINNER: Dan Huff – Guitar
  • Jerry Douglas – Dobro/Lap Steel Guitar
  • Paul Franklin – Steel Guitar
  • Brent Mason – Guitar
  • Derek Wells – Guitar

Male Vocalist of the Year

  • WINNER: Chris Stapleton
  • Eric Church
  • Tim McGraw
  • Keith Urban
  • Dierks Bentley

Entertainer of the Year

  • WINNER: Garth Brooks
  • Luke Bryan
  • Chris Stapleton
  • Carrie Underwood
  • Keith Urban

 

 

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