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2018 CMA Award Nominees

August 30, 2018

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