Look Here For The 2018 CMA Award Winners

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Everyone’s Been Waiting For This

It’s here…the night that country fans and artists anxiously await each year…the night of the CMA Awards.

Hosted for the eleventh year by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood, this year’s ceremony is sure to be unforgettable. Dreams will come true, and career-defining moments will take place.


The nominees for the 2018 CMA Awards were announced by Luke Bryan, Sugarland, and Dan + Shay during an appearance on Good Morning America in August.

All three also earned nominations, which surely came as a surprise to them!


But Chris Stapleton leads the pack, raking in an impressive total of seven nominations.

Other well-nominated artists include Jason Aldean, Miranda Lambert, Keith Urban, and Thomas Rhett, all with four nods each. 


Now it’s time for you to find out if all of those nominations led to some big wins for those artists.

You can find a full list of CMA Award categories, nominees, and winners below. The list will be updated throughout the ceremony as more winners are announced, so be sure to keep checking back.

First of all, we want to say congratulations to all who were nominated! You are all winners in our eyes!

2018 CMA Award Winners

Musician Of The Year

Jerry Douglas
Paul Franklin
Dann Huff
Mac McAnally ***WINNER***
Derek Wells

Music Video Of The Year

Sugarland Feat. Taylor Swfit: “Babe”
Carrie Underwood: “Cry Pretty”
Chris Janson: “Drunk Girl”
Thomas Rhett: “Marry Me” ***WINNER***
Dan + Shay: “Tequila”

Musical Event Of The Year

Dierks Bentley with Brothers Osborne: “Burning Man”
Maren Morris with Vince Gill: “Dear Hate”
Jason Aldean feat. Miranda Lambert: “Drowns the Whiskey”
David Lee Murphy with Kenny Chesney: “Everything’s Gonna Be Alright” ***WINNER***
Bebe Rexha feat. Florida Georgia Line: “Meant to Be”

Vocal Duo of the Year

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

Vocal Group of the Year

Lady Antebellum
Little Big Town
Old Dominion ***WINNER***

Single of the Year (Given to Artists/Producers/Mix Engineers)

Chris Stapleton: “Broken Halos” ***WINNER***
Midland: “Drinkin’ Problem”
Jason Aldean feat. Miranda Lambert: “Drowns the Whiskey”
Bebe Rexha feat. Florida Georgia Line: “Meant to Be”
Dan+ Shay: “Tequila”

Song of the Year (Given to Songwriters)

Sam Hunt, Zach Crowell, Shane McAnally, & Josh Osborne: “Body Like a Back Road”
Chris Stapleton & Mike Henderson: “Broken Halos” ***WINNER***
Josh Thompson, Brandon Kinney, & Jeff Middleton: “Drowns the Whiskey”
Chris Janson, Scooter Caruso, & Tom Douglas: “Drunk Girl”
Dan Smyers, Nicolle Galyon, & Jordan Reynolds: “Tequila”

Album of the Year

Chris Stapleton: From a Room: Volume 2
Kacey Musgraves: Golden Hour ***WINNER***
Keith Urban: Graffiti U
Thomas Rhett: Life Changes
Dierks Bentley: The Mountain

New Artist of the Year

Lauren Alaina
Luke Combs ***WINNER***
Chris Janson
Brett Young

Female Vocalist of the Year

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

Male Vocalist of the Year

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

Entertainer of the Year

Jason Aldean
Luke Bryan
Kenny Chesney
Chris Stapleton
Keith Urban ***WINNER***

Again, congratulations to everyone who took home a CMA Award this year! Be sure to celebrate!

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