This is the night country fans and artists have been waiting for all year! The CMA Awards!
Nominees for the 51st CMA Awards were announced by Lauren Alaina, Brothers Osborne and Dustin Lynch on the September 4 episode of Good Morning America. Miranda Lambert led the nominations, with a total of five to her name. Right behind her came Keith Urban and Little Big Town, who each earned a total of four nominations.
Since the nominations were revealed, fans have been wondering who will will in each category. Will Garth Brooks hold on to his crown as Entertainer of the Year? Will Lambert return to claim the Female Vocalist trophy after Carrie Underwood's big win last year?
Well now we don't have to ask those questions any longer, because country music's big night has finally arrived!
A complete list of CMA Awards nominees is included below. We'll update the list immediately after new winners are announced, so be sure to check back if you miss part of the ceremony!
Congratulations to all of the winners and nominees!
Dann Huff: Guitar
Derek Wells: Guitar
Jerry Douglas: Dobro
Mac McAnally: Guitar ***WINNER***
Paul Franklin: Steel Guitar
Little Big Town: "Better Man" - Directed by Becky Fluke and Reid Long
Keith Urban: "Blue Ain't Your Color" - Directed by Carter Smith
Thomas Rhett feat. Maren Morris: "Craving You" - Directed by TK McKamy
Brothers Osborne: "It Ain't My Fault" - Directed by Wes Edwards and Ryan Silver ***WINNER***
Miranda Lambert: "Vice" - Directed by Trey Fanjoy
Thomas Rhett feat. Maren Morris: "Craving You"
Glen Campbell with Willie Nelson: "Funny How Time Slips Away" ***WINNER***
Eric Church feat. Rhiannon Giddens: "Kill a Word"
Kenny Chesney (with P!nk): "Setting the World on Fire"
Tim McGraw & Faith Hill: "Speak to a Girl"
Jon Pardi ***WINNER***
Brothers Osborne ***WINNER***
Dan + Shay
Florida Georgia Line
Maddie & Tae
Little Big Town ***WINNER***
Zac Brown Band
Chris Stapleton ***WINNER***
Miranda Lambert ***WINNER***
Taylor Swift: "Better Man" - Recorded by Little Big Town ***WINNER***
Clint Lagerberg, Hillary Lindsey, Steven Lee Olsen: "Blue Ain't Your Color" - Recorded by Keith Urban
Zach Crowell, Sam Hunt, Shane McAnally, Josh Obsborne: "Body Like a Back Road" -Recorded by Sam Hunt
Rhett Akins, Jesse Frasure, Ashley Gorley: "Dirt on My Boots" - Recorded by Jon Pardi
Jack Ingram, Miranda Lambert, Jon Randall: "Tin Man" - Recorded by Miranda Lambert
Little Big Town: "Better Man"
Keith Urban: "Blue Ain't Your Color" ***WINNER***
Sam Hunt: "Body Like a Back Road"
Jon Pardi: "Dirt on My Boots"
Miranda Lambert: "Tin Man"
Chris Stapleton: From a Room: Volume 1 ***WINNER***
Lady Antebellum: Heart Break
Little Big Town: The Breaker
Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit: The Nashville Sound
Miranda Lambert: The Weight of These Wings
Garth Brooks ***WINNER***
Once again, we'd like to congratulate all of the winners and nominees!
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