The Nominees for the 47th Annual CMA Awards

Here is the full list of the Final Nominees for The 47th Annual CMA Awards (by ballot category order). Tune in WEDNESDAY NOV 6 8|7c to see the event, hosted by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood. Tell us what you think of the nominations in the comments section below!

 

ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR

 

SINGLE OF THE YEAR

(Award goes to Artist and Producer(s))

  • “Cruise”
    Florida Georgia Line
    Produced by Joey Moi
    Republic Nashville

  • “Highway Don’t Care”
    Tim McGraw with Taylor Swift and Keith Urban
    Produced by Byron Gallimore and Tim McGraw
    Big Machine Records

  • “Mama’s Broken Heart”
    Miranda Lambert
    Produced by Frank Liddell, Glenn Worf, and Chuck Ainlay
    RCA Nashville

  • “Merry Go ‘Round”
    Kacey Musgraves
    Produced by Luke Laird, Shane McAnally, and Kacey Musgraves
    Mercury Records

  • “Wagon Wheel”
    Darius Rucker
    Produced by Frank Rogers
    Capitol Records Nashville

 

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

(Award goes to Artist and Producer(s))

  • Based on a True Story
    Blake Shelton
    Produced by Scott Hendricks
    Warner Bros. Records

  • Blown Away
    Carrie Underwood
    Produced by Mark Bright
    19 Recordings/Arista Nashville

  • Red
    Taylor Swift
    Produced by Jeff Bhasker, Scott Borchetta, Nathan Chapman, Dann Huff, Jacknife Lee, Max Martin, Shellback, Taylor Swift, Butch Walker, and Dan Wilson
    Big Machine Records

  • Same Trailer Different Park
    Kacey Musgraves
    Produced by Luke Laird, Shane McAnally, and Kacey Musgraves
    Mercury Records

  • Tornado
    Little Big Town
    Produced by Jay Joyce
    Capitol Records Nashville

 

SONG OF THE YEAR

(Award goes to Songwriter(s))

  • “I Drive Your Truck”
    Jessi Alexander, Connie Harrington, and Jimmy Yeary

  • “Mama’s Broken Heart”
    Brandy Clark, Shane McAnally, and Kacey Musgraves

  • “Merry Go ‘Round”
    Kacey Musgraves, Josh Osborne, and Shane McAnally

  • “Pontoon”
    Natalie Hemby, Luke Laird, and Barry Dean

  • “Wagon Wheel”
    Bob Dylan and Ketch Secor

 

FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

  • Kelly Clarkson

  • Miranda Lambert

  • Kacey Musgraves

  • Taylor Swift

  • Carrie Underwood

 

MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

  • Jason Aldean

  • Luke Bryan

  • Eric Church

  • Blake Shelton

  • Keith Urban

 

VOCAL GROUP OF THE YEAR

 

VOCAL DUO OF THE YEAR

 

MUSICAL EVENT OF THE YEAR

(Award goes to each artist)

  • “Boys ‘Round Here”
    Blake Shelton (featuring Pistol Annies)
    Warner Bros. Records

  • “Cruise”
    Florida Georgia Line (with Nelly)
    Republic Nashville

  • “Don’t Rush”
    Kelly Clarkson (featuring Vince Gill)
    19 Recordings/RCA Nashville

  • “Highway Don’t Care”
    Tim McGraw (with Taylor Swift and Keith Urban)
    Big Machine Records

  • “The Only Way I Know”
    Jason Aldean with Luke Bryan and Eric Church
    Broken Bow Records

 

MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR

  • Sam Bush (Mandolin)

  • Paul Franklin (Steel Guitar)

  • Dann Huff (Guitar)

  • Brent Mason (Guitar)

  • Mac McAnally (Guitar)

 

MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR

  • “Blown Away”
    Carrie Underwood
    Directed by Randee St. Nicholas

  • “Boys ‘Round Here”
    Blake Shelton featuring Pistol Annies
    Directed by Trey Fanjoy

  • “Downtown”
    Lady Antebellum
    Directed by Peter Zavadil

  • “Highway Don’t Care”
    Tim McGraw with Taylor Swift and Keith Urban
    Directed by Shane Drake

  • “Mama’s Broken Heart”
    Miranda Lambert
    Directed by Trey Fanjoy

  • “Tornado”
    Little Big Town
    Directed by Shane Drake

 

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR

  • Lee Brice

  • Brett Eldredge

  • Florida Georgia Line

  • Kip Moore

  • Kacey Musgraves

 

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