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CMA Awards 2014 Nominees



Thomas Rhett, nominated for New Artist of the Year, is featured in our Road to the CMA Awards video series.



Here is the full list of the Final Nominees for The 48th Annual CMA Awards (by ballot category order). Tune in WEDNESDAY NOV 5 8|7c to see the event, hosted by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood. The winners will be announced during the live show on ABC, airing NOVEMBER 5 8|7c.

 

ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR

 

SINGLE OF THE YEAR

(Award goes to Artist and Producer(s))

  • “Automatic”
    Miranda Lambert
    Produced by Frank Liddell, Chuck Ainlay, and Glenn Worf
    RCA Nashville

  • “Drunk On A Plane”
    Dierks Bentley
    Produced by Ross Copperman, Jaren Johnston, and Arturo Buenahora, Jr.
    Capitol Records Nashville

  • “Give Me Back My Hometown”
    Eric Church
    Produced by Jay Joyce and Arturo Buenahora, Jr.
    EMI Records Nashville

  • “Meanwhile Back At Mama's”
    Tim McGraw feat. Faith Hill
    Produced by Byron Gallimore and Tim McGraw
    Big Machine

  • “Mine Would Be You”
    Blake Shelton
    Produced by Scott Hendricks
    Warner Bros./Warner Music Nashville

 

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

(Award goes to Artist and Producer(s))

  • Crash My Party
    Luke Bryan
    Produced by Jeff Stevens
    Capitol Records Nashville

  • Fuse
    Keith Urban
    Produced by Benny Blanco, Nathan Chapman, Ross Copperman, Zach Crowell, Mike Elizondo, Dann Huff, Jay Joyce, Stargate, Keith Urban, and Butch Walker
    Capitol Records Nashville

  • Platinum
    Miranda Lambert
    Produced by Frank Liddell, Chuck Ainlay, and Glenn Worf
    RCA Nashville

  • Riser
    Dierks Bentley
    Produced by Ross Copperman, Jaren Johnston, and Arturo Buenahora, Jr.
    Capitol Records Nashville

  • The Outsiders
    Eric Church
    Produced by Jay Joyce and Arturo Buenahora, Jr.
    EMI Records Nashville

 

SONG OF THE YEAR

(Award goes to Songwriter(s))

  • “Automatic”
    Nicolle Galyon, Natalie Hemby, and Miranda Lambert

  • “Follow Your Arrow”
    Kacey Musgraves, Brandy Clark, and Shane McAnally

  • “Give Me Back My Hometown”
    Eric Church and Luke Laird

  • “I Don't Dance”
    Lee Brice, Rob Hatch, and Dallas Davidson

  • “I Hold On”
    Brett James and Dierks Bentley

 

FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

  • Carrie Underwood

  • Kacey Musgraves

  • Martina McBride

  • Miranda Lambert

  • Taylor Swift

 

MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

  • Blake Shelton

  • Dierks Bentley

  • Eric Church

  • Keith Urban

  • Luke Bryan

 

VOCAL GROUP OF THE YEAR

 

VOCAL DUO OF THE YEAR

 

MUSICAL EVENT OF THE YEAR

(Award goes to each artist)

  • “Meanwhile Back At Mama's”
    Tim McGraw feat. Faith Hill
    Big Machine

  • “Somethin' Bad”
    Miranda Lambert Duet with Carrie Underwood
    RCA Nashville

  • “We Were Us”
    Keith Urban feat. Miranda Lambert
    Capital Records Nashville

  • “You Can't Make Old Friends”
    Kenny Rogers Duet with Dolly Parton
    Warner Bros./Warner Music Nashville

  • “Bakersfield”
    Vince Gill and Paul Franklin
    Mercury Nashville

 

MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR

  • Dann Huff (Guitar)

  • Jerry Douglas (Dobro)

  • Mac McAnally (Guitar)

  • Paul Franklin (Steel Guitar)

  • Sam Bush (Mandolin)

 

MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR

  • “Automatic”
    Miranda Lambert
    Directed by Trey Fanjoy

  • “Bartender”
    Lady Antebellum
    Directed by Shane Drake

  • “Drunk On A Plane”
    Dierks Bentley
    Directed by Wes Edwards

  • “Follow Your Arrow”
    Kacey Musgraves
    Directed by Kacey Musgraves and Honey

  • “Somethin' Bad”
    Miranda Lambert Duet with Carrie Underwood
    Directed by Trey Fanjoy

  • “Tornado”
    Little Big Town
    Directed by Shane Drake

 

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR

  • Brandy Clark

  • Brett Eldredge

  • Cole Swindell

  • Kip Moore

  • Thomas Rhett