Monday, September 4, 2017

2017 CMA Nominees

CMA Nominees

ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR

Garth Brooks, Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Chris Stapleton, Keith Urban

SINGLE OF THE YEAR
(Award goes to the artist, producer(s), and mix engineer(s))
“Better Man” - Little Big Town; Producer(s): Jay Joyce; Mix Engineer(s): Jason Hall, Jay Joyce

“Blue Ain’t Your Color” – Keith Urban; Producer(s): Dann Huff, Keith Urban; Mix Engineer(s): Chris Lord-Alge

“Body Like A Back Road” – Sam Hunt; Producer(s): Zach Crowell; Mix Engineer(s): Zach Crowell

“Dirt On My Boots” – Jon Pardi; Producer(s): Bart Butler, Jon Pardi; Mix Engineer(s): Ryan Gore

“Tin Man” – Miranda Lambert; Producer(s): Frank Liddell, Eric Masse, Glenn Worf; Mix Engineer(s): Eric Masse

ALBUM OF THE YEAR
(Award goes to the artist and producer(s))
The Breaker – Little Big Town; Producer(s): Jay Joyce

From A Room: Volume 1 – Chris Stapleton; Producer(s): Dave Cobb, Chris Stapleton

Heart Break – Lady Antebellum; Producer(s): busbee

The Nashville Sound - Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit; Producer(s): Dave Cobb

The Weight of These Wings – Miranda Lambert; Producer(s): Frank Liddell, Glenn Worf, Eric Masse

SONG OF THE YEAR
(Award goes to the songwriter(s))
“Better Man” -- Songwriter(s): Taylor Swift
 

“Blue Ain’t Your Color” -- Songwriter(s): Clint Lagerberg, Hillary Lindsey, Steven Olsen

“Body Like A Back Road” -- Songwriter(s): Zach Crowell, Sam Hunt, Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne

“Dirt On My Boots” -- Songwriter(s): Rhett Akins, Jesse Frasure, Ashley Gorley

“Tin Man” -- Songwriter(s): Jack Ingram, Miranda Lambert, Jon Randall

FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
Kelsea Ballerini
Miranda Lambert
Reba McEntire
Maren Morris
Carrie Underwood

MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
Dierks Bentley
Eric Church
Thomas Rhett
Chris Stapleton
Keith Urban

VOCAL GROUP OF THE YEAR

Lady Antebellum
Little Big Town
Old Dominion
Rascal Flatts
Zac Brown Band

VOCAL DUO OF THE YEAR
Dan + Shay
Florida Georgia Line
LOCASH
Maddie & Tae
Brothers Osborne

MUSICAL EVENT OF THE YEAR
Craving You – Thomas Rhett (feat. Maren Morris)

Funny How Time Slips Away - Glen Campbell with Willie Nelson

Kill A Word - Eric Church (feat. Rhiannon Giddens)

Setting the World on Fire - Kenny Chesney (with P!nk)

Speak to a Girl - Tim McGraw & Faith Hill

MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR
(Award goes to the artist and director)
“Better Man” – Little Big Town; Director(s): Becky Fluke and Reid Long

“Blue Ain’t Your Color” – Keith Urban; Director(s): Carter Smith

“Craving You” – Thomas Rhett (feat. Maren Morris); Director(s): TK McKamy

“Vice” – Miranda Lambert; Director(s): Trey Fanjoy

“It Ain’t My Fault” – Brothers Osborne; Director(s): Wes Edwards and Ryan Silver

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR AWARD
Luke Combs
Old Dominion
Jon Pardi
Brett Young
Lauren Alaina