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2019 CMA Award Nominees: The List

The Country Music Association released the 2019 CMA Award Nominees this week online and on air. We have the full list together here for you. 

The 2019 CMA Awards are set for Nov. 13 at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena; the ceremony will be broadcast live on ABC beginning at 8PM ET. Carrie Underwood is returning to co-host the event for the 12th consecutive year, with Reba McEntire and Dolly Parton as her guest co-hosts.


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
  • Vocal Group of the Year

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

Vocal Duo of the Year

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

New Artist of the Year

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

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

  • Center Point Road, Thomas Rhett (Producers: Dann Huff, Jesse Frasure, Thomas Rhett, Julian Bunetta, The Stereotypes, Cleve Wilson)
  • Cry Pretty, Carrie Underwood (Producers: David Garcia, Jim Jonsin, Carrie Underwood)
  • Dan + Shay, Dan + Shay (Producers: Dan Smyers, Scott Hendricks)
  • Desperate Man, Eric Church (Producers: Jay Joyce, Arturo Buenahora Jr.)
  • Girl, Maren Morris (Producers: busbee, Maren Morris, Greg Kurstin)

Song of the Year (Awarded to Songwriter(s)

  • Beautiful Crazy," Luke Combs (Songwriters: Luke Combs, Wyatt B. Durrette III, Robert Williford)
  • Girl," Maren Morris (Songwriters: Maren Morris, Sarah Aarons, Greg Kurstin)
  • God's Country," Blake Shelton (Songwriters: Devin Dawson, Jordan Schmidt, Michael Hardy)
  • Rainbow," Kacey Musgraves (Songwriters: Natalie Hemby, Shane McAnally, Kacey Musgraves)
  • Tequila," Dan + Shay (Songwriters: Dan Smyers, Nicolle Galyon, Jordan Reynolds)

Single of the Year (Awarded to Artist(s), Producer(s) and Mix Engineer(s)

  • Burning Man," Dierks Bentley feat. Brothers Osborne (Producers: Ross Copperman, Jon Randall, Arturo Buenahora Jr.; Mix Engineer: F. Reid Shippen)
  • Girl," Maren Morris (Producer: Greg Kurstin; Mix Engineer: Greg Kurstin)
  • God's Country," Blake Shelton (Producer: Scott Hendricks)
  • Millionaire," Chris Stapleton (Producers: Dave Cobb, Chris Stapleton; Mix Engineer: Vance Powell)
  • Speechless," Dan + Shay (Producers: Dan Smyers, Scott Hendricks; Mix Engineer: Jeff Juliano)

Musical Event of the Year (Awarded to Artists and Producer(s)

  • Maren Morris and Brothers Osborne, "All My Favorite People" (Producers: Maren Morris, busbee)
  • Brooks & Dunn and Luke Combs, "Brand New Man" (Producer: Dann Huff)
  • Garth Brooks and Blake Shelton, "Dive Bar" (Producer: Garth Brooks)
  • Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus, "Old Town Road (Remix)" (Producers: YoungKio, Michael Trent Reznor, Atticus Matthew Ross)
  • Brantley Gilbert and Lindsay Ell, "What Happens in a Small Town" (Producer: Dann Huff)

Music Video of the Year (Awarded to Artist(s) and Director(s))

  • Burning Man," Dierks Bentley feat. Brothers Osborne (Director: Wes Edwards)
  • Girl," Maren Morris (Director: Dave Meyers)
  • God's Country," Blake Shelton (Director: Sophie Muller)
  • Rainbow," Kacey Musgraves (Director: Hannah Lux Davis)
  • Some of It," Eric Church (Director: Reid Long)

Musician of the Year

  • Jenee Fleenor
  • Paul Franklin
  • Mac McAnally
  • Ilya Toshinsky
  • Derek Wells

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