Miranda Lambert, Keith Urban & Little Big Town Lead the List of Nominees for the 51st CMA Awards [Full List]

Miranda Lambert, Keith Urban & Little Big Town Lead the List of Nominees for the 51st CMA Awards [Full List]

Brothers Osborne, Lauren Alaina and Dustin Lynch helped announced the nominees in six categories for the 51st annual CMA Awards on ABC’s Good Morning America on today (Sept. 4). The remaining six categories were announced via GoodMorningAmerica.com, Yahoo and Good Morning America’s Facebook page.

Miranda Lambert tops the list of nominees with five nominations, while Little Big Town and Keith Urban each garnered four nominations. Eric Church, Maren Morris, Thomas Rhett and Chris Stapleton each earned three nominations. Brothers Osborne, Sam Hunt, Lady Antebellum, Old Dominion and Jon Pardi copped two nominations each.

Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley will team up for the 10th time to co-host the upcoming CMA Awards, which will air live from Bridgestone Arena in Nashville on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 8-11 p.m. ET, on ABC.

Check out the nominees below.

ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR (Award goes to the artist)

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

SINGLE OF THE YEAR (Award goes to the artist, producer, and mix engineer)

  • “Better Man” – Little Big Town; Producer: Jay Joyce; Mix Engineer: Jason Hall, Jay Joyce
  • “Blue Ain’t Your Color” – Keith Urban; Producer: Dann Huff, Keith Urban; Mix Engineer: Chris Lord-Alge
  • “Body Like A Back Road” – Sam Hunt; Producer: Zach Crowell; Mix Engineer: Zach Crowell
  • “Dirt On My Boots” – Jon Pardi; Producer: Bart Butler, Jon Pardi; Mix Engineer: Ryan Gore
  • “Tin Man” – Miranda Lambert; Producer: Frank Liddell, Eric Masse, Glenn Worf; Mix Engineer: Eric Masse

ALBUM OF THE YEAR (Award goes to the artist and producer)

  • The Breaker – Little Big Town; Producer: Jay Joyce
  • From A Room: Volume 1 – Chris Stapleton; Producer: Dave Cobb, Chris Stapleton
  • Heart Break – Lady Antebellum; Producer: busbee
  • The Nashville Sound – Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit; Producer: Dave Cobb
  • The Weight of These Wings – Miranda Lambert; Producer: Frank Liddell, Glenn Worf, Eric Masse

SONG OF THE YEAR (Award goes to the songwriter)

  • “Better Man” — Songwriter: Taylor Swift
  • “Blue Ain’t Your Color” — Songwriter: Clint Lagerberg, Hillary Lindsey, Steven Olsen
  • “Body Like A Back Road” — Songwriter: Zach Crowell, Sam Hunt, Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne
  • “Dirt On My Boots” — Songwriter: Rhett Akins, Jesse Frasure, Ashley Gorley
  • “Tin Man” — Songwriter: Jack Ingram, Miranda Lambert, Jon Randall

FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR (Award goes to the artist)

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

MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR (Award goes to the artist)

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

VOCAL GROUP OF THE YEAR (Award goes to the group)

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

VOCAL DUO OF THE YEAR (Award goes to the duo)

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

MUSICAL 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 P!nk)
  • “Speak to a Girl” – Tim McGraw & Faith Hill

MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR (Award goes to the musician)

  • Jerry Douglas (Dobro)
  • Paul Franklin (Steel Guitar)
  • Dann Huff (Guitar)
  • Mac McAnally (Guitar)
  • Derek Wells (Guitar)

MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR (Award goes to the artist and director)

  • “Better Man” – Little Big Town; Director: Becky Fluke and Reid Long
  • “Blue Ain’t Your Color” – Keith Urban; Director: Carter Smith
  • “Craving You” – Thomas Rhett (feat. Maren Morris); Director: TK McKamy
  • “Vice” – Miranda Lambert; Director: Trey Fanjoy
  • “It Ain’t My Fault” – Brothers Osborne; Director: Wes Edwards and Ryan Silver

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR AWARD (Award goes to the artist)

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

CMA SMALL MARKET BROADCAST PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR

  • “Barrett, Fox & Berry” with Bill Barrett, Tim Fox, and Tracy Berry on KKNU, Eugene-Springfield, Oregon
  • “Ben and Arnie” with Arnie Andrews and Ben Butler on WCOW, La Crosse, Wisconsin
  • “The Cat Pak Morning Show” with Brent Lane and Candy Cullerton on WYCT, Pensacola, Florida
  • “Officer Don and DeAnn” with Don Evans and DeAnn Stephens on WBUL, Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky
  • “Scotty & Cara in the Morning” with Scotty Cox and Cara Denis on KCLR, Columbia, Missouri

CMA MEDIUM MARKET BROADCAST PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR

  • Brent Michaels on KUZZ, Bakersfield, California
  • “Cash and Bradley” with Natalie Cash and Matt Bradley with KWEN, Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • “The Dex and Mo Show” with Bill “Dex” Poindexter and Melissa “Mo” Turner on WUSY, Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • “New Country Mornings” with Nancy Wilson and James Frye on WHKO, Dayton, Ohio
  • “Tom & Becky” with Owens and Becky Palmer on WBBS, Syracuse, New York

CMA LARGE MARKET BROADCAST PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR

  • “Amanda and Jesse” with Amanda Valentine and Jesse Tack on WUBE, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • “The Boxer Show” with “Boxer” Brandon Nasby on WCOL, Columbus, Ohio
  • “Double-L” with Lois Lewis on KWNR, Las Vegas, Nevada
  • “The Randy, Jamie, and Jojo Show” with Randy Carroll, Jamie Martin, and JoJo Meza on KAJA, San Antonio, Texas
  • “Tige And Daniel” with Tige Rodgers, Daniel Baker, and Mari Mueller on WSIX, Nashville, Tennessee
  • “Woody and the Wake-UP Call” with Woody Johnson, Dan E. Zuko, and Kayla Hanley on WCOL, Columbus, Ohio

CMA MAJOR MARKET BROADCAST PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR

  • “Bud and Broadway” with Bud Ford, Jerry Broadway, and Kelly Rebal on WIL, St. Louis, Missouri
  • “Michael J On Air” with Michael J. Stuehler on WPOC, Baltimore, Maryland
  • “Mike & Amy” with Mike Chase and Amy Faust on KWJJ, Portland, Oregon
  • “Paul Schadt and Meg” with Paul Schadt, Meg Butterly, and Geof Knight on WKKT, Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, North Carolina
  • “The Q Morning Zoo” with Tim Tuttle, Kevin Kline, and Erica Rico on KKBQ, Houston-Galveston, Texas

CMA NATIONAL BROADCAST PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR

  • “American Country Countdown” with Kix Brooks on Cumulus
  • “The Big D and Bubba Show” with Derek Haskins, Sean Powell, Patrick Thomas, and Carsen Humphreville on Compass Media Networks
  • “The Blair Garner Show” with Blair Garner on Cumulus
  • “The Bobby Bones Show” with Bobby Bones on iHeartMedia
  • “Country Gold” with Terri Clark on Westwood One

CMA SMALL MARKET RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR

  • KCLR in Columbia, Missouri
  • KKNU in Eugene-Springfield, Oregon
  • KORA in Bryan-College Station, Texas
  • WCOW in La Crosse, Wisconsin
  • WYCT in Pensacola, Florida

CMA MEDIUM MARKET RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR

  • CKRY in Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • KXKT in Omaha-Council Bluffs, Nebraska-Iowa
  • WBBS in Syracuse, New York
  • WIVK in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • WYRK in Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York

CMA LARGE MARKET RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR

  • KCYY in San Antonio, Texas
  • WCOL in Columbus, Ohio
  • WQDR in Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina
  • WQIK in Jacksonville, Florida
  • WSIX in Nashville, Tennessee

CMA MAJOR MARKET RADIO STATION OF THE YEAR

  • KPLX in Dallas-Ft. Worth, Texas
  • KUPL in Portland, Oregon
  • KWJJ in Portland, Oregon
  • WIL in St. Louis, Missouri
  • WKKT in Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, North Carolina

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