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2022 CMA Awards Nominees 

WINNERS for the 56th Annual CMA Awards will be bolded in black and all caps. We will add winners in real-time as the show progresses this evening (11/9) in Nashville.

Entertainer of the Year

Luke Combs – WINNER 

Miranda Lambert

Morgan Wallen

Chris Stapleton

Carrie Underwood

Female Vocalist of the Year

Miranda Lambert

Carrie Underwood

Lainey Wilson – WINNER 

Ashley McBryde

Carly Pearce

Male Vocalist

Luke Combs

Morgan Wallen

Cody Johnson

Eric Church

Chris Stapleton – WINNER 

Vocal Group of the Year

Little Big Town

Old Dominion – WINNER (their fifth win in the category)

Lady A

Midland

Zac Brown Band

Vocal Duo of the Year

Brothers Osborne – WINNER (their fifth win in the category)

Brooks & Dunn

Maddie & Tae

LoCash

Dan + Shay

New Artist of the Year

Walker Hayes

Lainey Wilson – WINNER

Cody Johnson

Parker McCollum

Hardy

Album of the Year

Maren Morris – Humble Quest

Miranda Lambert – Palomino

Lainey Wilson  – ‘Sayin’ What I’m Thinkin’

Luke Combs – Growin’ Up – WINNER 

Old Dominion – Time, Tequila and Therapy

Song of the Year (Awarded to Songwriters)

Jordan Davis, “Buy Dirt” – WINNER 

Carly Pearce & Ashley McBryde, “Never Wanted To Be That Girl”

Morgan Wallen, “Sand In My Boots”

Lainey Wilson, “Things a Man Oughta Know”

Chris Stapleton, “You Should Probably Leave”

Single of the Year (Awarded to Artist(s), Producer(s) and Mix Engineer(s))

Jordan Davis, “Buy Dirt”

Kelsea Ballerini Feat. Kenny Chesney, “Half of My Hometown”

Carly Pearce & Ashley McBryde, “Never Wanted To Be That Girl”

Cody Johnson, “Til You Can’t” – WINNER 

Chris Stapleton, “You Should Probably Leave”

Musical Event of the Year

Dierks Bentley, Breland & Hardy, “Beers On Me”

Jason Aldean & Carrie Underwood, “If I Didn’t Love You”

Midland (Feat. Jon Pardi), “Longneck Way To Go”

Cole Swindell With Lainey Wilson, “Never Say Never”

Carly Pearce & Ashley McBryde, “Never Wanted To Be That Girl” – WINNER 

Music Video of the Year (Awarded to Artist(s) and Director(s))

Taylor Swift, “I Bet You Think About Me”

Midland (Feat. Jon Pardi), “Longneck Way To Go”

Cole Swindell With Lainey Wilson, “Never Say Never”

Carly Pearce & Ashley McBryde, “Never Wanted To Be That Girl”

Cody Johnson, “Til You Can’t” – WINNER

Musician of the Year

Jenee Fleenor, Fiddle – WINNER 

Paul Franklin, Steel Guitar

Brent Mason, Guitar

Ilya Toshinskiy, Banjo

Derek Wells, Guitar