Eric Church entertainer of the year? Luke Combs Male vocalist? Here are your 2019 CMA nominees!

We found out last week that Brad Paisley will NOT return as Carrie Underwoods CMA co-host this year…but we may not miss him at all. Dolly and Reba will guest host with Carrie!


Today we got to find out who may be taking home all the hardware! Maren Morris leads the way with 6 nominations…which is pretty incredible considering just a few years ago she was across the street watching the award show in a bar!

Brothers Osborne are the next most nominated artist with 4 noms, just ahead of Eric Church, Luke Combs, Dierks Bentley, Kacey Musgraves, Carrie Underwood, Dan+Shay, Blake Shelton and Chris Stapleton who all had 3

Who who’s up in the big awards? I’ll give you the lists….and highlight who I think will win in that category!

Entertainer of the Year

Garth Brooks
Eric Church
Chris Stapleton
Carrie Underwood
Keith Urban

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

Album of the Year (Awarded to Artist(s) and Producer(s))

Center Point Road, Thomas Rhett
Cry Pretty, Carrie Underwood
Dan + Shay, Dan + Shay
Desperate Man, Eric Church
Girl, Maren Morris

New Artist of the Year

Cody Johnson
Carly Pearce
Ashley McBryde
Morgan Wallen

Song of the Year (Awarded to Songwriters)

“Beautiful Crazy,” Luke Combs
“Girl,” Maren Morris
“God’s Country,” Blake Shelton
“Rainbow,” Kacey Musgraves
“Tequila,” Dan + Shay

Single of the Year

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

Vocal Group of the Year

Lady Antebellum
Little Big Town
Old Dominion
Zac Brown Band

Vocal Duo of the Year

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


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