“The 53rd Annual CMA Awards” will air LIVE, Wednesday, Nov. 13 at 8|7c on ABC. Carrie Underwood will host this year’s CMA Awards with special guest hosts Reba McEntire and Dolly Parton in celebration of legendary women in Country Music!

Entertainer of the Year

  • Garth Brooks
  • Eric Church
  • Chris Stapleton
  • Carrie Underwood
  • Keith Urban

Male Vocalist of the Year

  • Dierks Bentley
  • Luke Combs
  • Thomas Rhett
  • Chris Stapleton
  • Keith Urban

Female Vocalist of the Year

  • Kelsea Ballerini
  • Miranda Lambert
  • Maren Morris
  • Kacey Musgraves
  • Carrie Underwood

Vocal Group of the Year

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

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

Album of the Year

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


See the full list of nominees at cmaawards.com