The 2014 CMA Award Nominees


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