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Here’s The Official List Of 2018 CMA Award Nominees

Based on the CMA nominations, it looks like it's going to be a night to remember!

August 30, 2018

Photo by John Russell.

Is it already that time of year again? The nominees for the 2018 CMA Awards were just announced, and based on the nominations, it’s going to be a night to remember! Here’s the entire list of nominees.

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

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 – Songwriter(s): Zach Crowell, Sam Hunt, Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne
  • Broken Halos – Songwriter(s): Mike Henderson, Chris Stapleton
  • Drowns the Whiskey – Songwriter(s): Brandon Kinney, Jeff Middleton, Josh Thompson
  • Drunk Girl – Songwriter(s): Scooter Carusoe, Tom Douglas, Chris Janson
  • Tequila – Songwriter(s): Nicolle Galyon, Jordan Reynolds, Dan Smyers

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 Group of the Year

  • Lady Antebellum
  • LANCO
  • Little Big Town
  • Midland
  • Old Dominion

Vocal Duo of the Year

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

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 (with Kenny Chesney)
  • Meant to Be – Bebe Rexha & Florida Georgia Line

Musician of the Year

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

Music Video of the Year

  • Babe – Sugarland (Featuring Taylor Swift)
  • Cry Pretty – Carrie Underwood
  • Drunk Girl – Chris Janson
  • Marry Me – Thomas Rhett
  • Tequila – Dan + Shay

New Artist of the Year

  • Lauren Alaina
  • Luke Combs
  • Chris Janson
  • Midland
  • Brett Young

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