The 2016 CMA Nominations are Here!

August 31, 2016

The nominations for The 50th Annual CMA Awards are out and this year's show is gearing up to be the biggest yet! Here are just some of the nominees: 


Entertainer of the Year

Garth Brooks

Luke Bryan 

Chris Stapleton 

Carrie Underwood

Keith Urban


Single of the Year

"Die a Happy Man" Thomas Rhett

"Humble and Kind" Tim McGraw

"My Church" Maren Morris

"Nobody to Blame" Chris Stapleton

"Record Year" Eric Church


Album of the Year

Dierks Bentley Black 

Maren Morris Hero 

Eric Church Mr. Misunderstood 

Keith Urban Ripcord

Carrie Underwood Storyteller


Female Vocalist of the Year

Kelsea Ballerini

Miranda Lambert

Maren Morris

Kacey Musgraves

Carrie Underwood


Male Vocalist of the Year

Dierks Bentley 

Eric Church

Tim McGraw

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

Brothers Osborne

Dan + Shay

Florida Georgia Line

Joey + Rory

Maddie & Tae


Check out the full list of nominees here

The 50th Annual CMA Awards hosted by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood will air live on November 2nd on ABC.