NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE - JUNE 07: -Carrie Underwood performs on stage during day 2 of 2019 CMA Music Festival on June 07, 2019 in Nashville, Tennessee. Photo: Andrew Wendowski for imageSPACE/MediaPunch /IPX

2019 CMA Awards Nominees: See the Full List


The nominations for the 2019 CMA Awards are in. Early this morning (Aug. 28), Ashley McBryde and Jimmie Allen announced the first round of nominees on Good Morning America. Later in the morning, Morgan Wallen and Midland announced the remaining nominees for "Country Music's Biggest Night."

Maren Morris leads the nominees, racking up six nominations -- Female Vocalist of the Year, Song of the Year and Single of the Year for "Girl," Album of the Year for GIRL, Musical Event of the Year (for "All My Favorite People" with Brothers Osborne) and Music Video of the Year for "Girl."

Brothers Osborne received four nominations, including one for Single of the Year (for their collaboration with Dierks Bentley on "Burning Man"). Carrie Underwood, Eric Church, Dierks Bentley, Kacey Musgraves, Luke Combs, Chris Stapleton, Blake Shelton and Dan + Shay all received three nominations.

Underwood, who's nominated for Entertainer of the Year, will host the 2019 CMA Awards with new co-hosts Reba McEntire and Dolly Parton. This marks the first year since 2008 that Underwood hasn't hosted the ceremony with Brad Paisley.


The 2019 CMA Awards will air live from Nashville's Bridgestone Arena at 7 p.m. CT on Nov. 13.

2019 CMA Nominations:

Entertainer of the Year

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

Female Vocalist of the Year

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

Male Vocalist of the Year

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

Vocal Duo of the Year

  • Brooks & Dunn
  • Brothers Osborne
  • Dan + Shay
  • Florida Georgia Line
  • Maddie & Tae

New Artist of the Year

  • Cody Johnson
  • Ashley McBryde
  • Midland
  • Carly Pearce
  • Morgan Wallen

Single of the Year (Awarded to Singer, Producer and Engineer)

  • "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

Vocal Group of the Year

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

Song of the Year (Awarded to Songwriters)

  • "Beautiful Crazy," Luke Combs, Wyatt B. Durrette II, Robert Williford
  • "Girl," Maren Morris, Sarah Aarons, Greg Kurstin
  • "God's Country," Devin Dawson, Jordan Schmidt, Michael Hardy
  • "Rainbow," Natalie Hemby, Shane McAnally, Kacey Musgraves
  • "Tequila," Dan Smyers, Nicolle Galyon, Jordan Reynolds

Musical Event of the Year

  • "All My Favorite People," Maren Morris feat. Brothers Osborne
  • "Brand New Man," Brooks & Dunn feat. Luke Combs
  • "Dive Bar," Garth Brooks feat. Blake Shelton
  • "Old Town Road" (remix), Lil Nas X feat. Billy Ray Cyrus
  • "What Happens in a Small Town," Brantley Gilbert feat. Lindsay Ell

Music Video of the Year (Awarded to Artist & Director)

  • "Burning Man," Dierks Bentley feat. Brothers Osborne
  • "GIRL,"  Maren Morris
  • "God's Country," Blake Shelton
  • "Rainbow," Kacey Musgraves
  • "Some Of It," Eric Church

Musician of the Year

  • Jenee Fleenor, Fiddle
  • Paul Franklin, Steel Guitar
  • Mac McAnally, Guitar
  • Ilya Toshinsky, Banjo/Guitar
  • Derek Wells, Guitar

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