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CMA Awards 2014 Winners



We'll update this page with the 2014 winners after the event, which airs live on ABC WEDNESDAY NOV 5 8|7c. In the meantime, below you can find the full list of winners for the CMA Awards 2013 (by ballot category order). To see this year's nominees, see our full list of CMA Awards 2014 Nominees.

 

ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR

Winner:

  • George Strait


Nominees:

  • Jason Aldean

  • Luke Bryan

  • Blake Shelton

  • Taylor Swift

 

SINGLE OF THE YEAR

(Award goes to Artist and Producer(s))

Winner:

Nominees:

  • “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))

Winner:

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


Nominees:

  • 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))

Winner:

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


Nominees:

  • “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

Winner:

  • Miranda Lambert


Nominees:

  • Kelly Clarkson

  • Kacey Musgraves

  • Taylor Swift

  • Carrie Underwood

 

MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

Winner:

  • Blake Shelton


Nominees:

  • Jason Aldean

  • Luke Bryan

  • Eric Church

  • Keith Urban

 

VOCAL GROUP OF THE YEAR

Winner:

  • Little Big Town

Nominees:

 

VOCAL DUO OF THE YEAR

Winner:

  • Florida Georgia Line

Nominees:

  • Big & Rich

  • Love and Theft

  • Sugarland

  • The Civil Wars

  • Thompson Square

 

MUSICAL EVENT OF THE YEAR

(Award goes to each artist)

Winner:

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



Nominees:

  • “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

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

 

MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR

Winner:

  • Mac McAnally (Guitar)

Nominees:

  • Sam Bush (Mandolin)

  • Paul Franklin (Steel Guitar)

  • Dann Huff (Guitar)

  • Brent Mason (Guitar)

 

MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Winner:

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



Nominees:

  • “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

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

  • “Tornado”
    Little Big Town
    Directed by Shane Drake

 

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Winner:

  • Kacey Musgraves


Nominees:

  • Lee Brice

  • Brett Eldredge

  • Florida Georgia Line

  • Kip Moore