2019 CMA Awards: The Complete List Of Winners

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At long last, it’s time for “country music’s biggest night!”

The 2019 CMA Awards were scheduled for November 13 at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. Carrie Underwood is hosting the ceremony for the 12th year in the row, while her former co-host, Brad Paisley, did not return.

Instead, Dolly Parton and Reba McEntire will serve as Underwood’s guest co-hosts. Together, the three women plan to pay tribute to country music’s extraordinary female artists throughout the night.

In addition, the hosts and presenters will honor those who take home the coveted trophies in each of the CMA’s 12 awards categories. 

Maren Morris leads the pack with a total of eight nominations. Dan + Shay have the second-most nominations, with three nods as a duo. Plus, member Dan Smyers has three additional nominations as a producer and songwriter.

Many other artists have multiple nominations. The complete list of 2019 CMA Award nominees and winners can be found below.

This list will be updated throughout the night as new winners are announced, so be sure to keep checking back for the most up-to-date information.

MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR

  • Jenee Fleenor – Fiddle ***WINNER***
  • Paul Franklin – Steel Guitar
  • Mac McAnally – Guitar
  • Ilya Toshinsky – Banjo and Guitar
  • Derek Wells – Guitar

MUSICAL EVENT OF THE YEAR

(Award given to artists and producers)

  • All My Favorite People” – Maren Morris feat. Brothers Osborne
  • “Brand New Man” – Brooks & Dunn with Luke Combs
  • “Dive Bar” – Garth Brooks & Blake Shelton
  • “Old Town Road (Remix)”  – Lil Nas X feat. Billy Ray Cyrus ***WINNER***
  • “What Happens in a Small Town” – Brantley Gilbert & Lindsay Ell

MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR

(Award given to artists and video directors)

  • “Burning Man” – Dierks Bentley feat. Brothers Osborne
  • “Girl” – Maren Morris
  • “God’s Country” – Blake Shelton
  • “Rainbow” – Kacey Musgraves ***WINNER***
  • “Some of It” – Eric Church

SINGLE OF THE YEAR

(Award given to artists, producers, and mix engineers)

  • “Burning Man” – Dierks Bentley feat. Brothers Osborne
  • “Girl” – Maren Morris
  • “God’s Country” – Blake Shelton ***WINNER***
  • “Millionaire” – Chris Stapleton
  • “Speechless” – Dan + Shay

SONG OF THE YEAR

(Award given to songwriters)

  • “Beautiful Crazy” – Luke Combs, Wyatt B. Durrette III, Robert Williford ***WINNER***
  • “Girl” – Maren Morris, Sarah Aarons, Greg Kurstin
  • “God’s Country” – Devin Dawson, Jordan Schmidt, Michael Hardy
  • “Rainbow” – Natalie Hemby, Shane McAnally, Kacey Musgraves
  • “Tequila” – Dan Smyers, Nicolle Galyon, Jordan Reynolds

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

(Award given to artists and producers)

  • Center Point Road by Thomas Rhett
  • Cry Pretty by Carrie Underwood
  • Dan + Shay by Dan + Shay
  • Desperate Man by Eric Church
  • GIRL by Maren Morris ***WINNER***

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR

  • Cody Johnson
  • Ashley McBryde ***WINNER***
  • Midland
  • Carly Pearce
  • Morgan Wallen

VOCAL GROUP OF THE YEAR

  • Lady Antebellum
  • Little Big Town
  • Midland
  • Old Dominion ***WINNER***
  • Zac Brown Band

VOCAL DUO OF THE YEAR

  • Brooks & Dunn
  • Brothers Osborne
  • Dan + Shay ***WINNER***
  • Florida Georgia Line
  • Maddie & Tae

MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

  • Dierks Bentley
  • Luke Combs ***WINNER***
  • Thomas Rhett
  • Chris Stapleton
  • Keith Urban

FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

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

ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR

  • Garth Brooks ***WINNER***
  • Eric Church
  • Chris Stapleton
  • Carrie Underwood
  • Keith Urban

Congratulations to all of the winners and nominees! 

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