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    Full List of 2018 CMA Awards Nominees

    The 2018 CMA Awards nominees were revealed early on Tuesday morning. Some of the nominees were announced right here from Nashville!

    Luke Bryan was on hand to help reveal the nominees live from his bar, Luke’s 32 Bridge Food + Drink. Dan + Shay and Sugarland also helped to make the big announcement from Nashville live on GMA. Unfortunately, there are no women in the Entertainer of the Year category which includes Bryan, Jason Aldean, Kenny Chesney, Chris Stapleton and Keith Urban.

    2018 CMA Awards Nominees:

    Entertainer of the Year:

    Jason Aldean
    Luke Bryan
    Kenny Chesney
    Chris Stapleton
    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

    Album of the Year:

    From a Room Vol. 2, Chris Stapleton
    Golden Hour, Kacey Musgraves
    Graffiti U, Keith Urban
    Life Changes, Thomas Rhett
    The Mountain, Dierks Bentley

    New Artist of the Year:

    Lauren Alaina
    Luke Combs
    Chris Janson
    Brett Young

    Song of the Year:
    (Presented to Songwriters)

    “Body like a Back Road,” Sam Hunt (Sam Hunt, Zach Crowell, Shane McAnally and Josh Osborne)
    “Broken Halos,” Chris Stapleton (Chris Stapleton and Mike Henderson)
    “Drowns the Whiskey,” Jason Aldean with Miranda Lambert (Josh Thompson, Brandon Kinney and Jeff Middleton)
    “Drunk Girl,” Chris Janson (Chris Janson, Scooter Caruso and Tom Douglas)
    “Tequila,” Dan + Shay (Dan Smyers, Nicolle Galyon and Jordan Reynolds)

    Single of the Year:

    “Broken Halos,” Chris Stapleton
    “Drinkin’ Problem,” Midland
    “Drowns the Whiskey,” Jason Aldean feat. Miranda Lambert
    “Meant to Be,” Bebe Rexha feat. Florida Georgia Line
    “Tequila,” Dan + Shay

    Vocal Group of the Year:

    Lady Antebellum
    Little Big Town
    Old Dominion

    Vocal Duo of the Year:

    Brothers Osborne
    Dan + Shay
    Florida Georgia Line
    Maddie and Tae

    Musical Event of the Year:

    “Burning Man,” Dierks Bentley with Brothers Osborne
    “Dear Hate,” Maren Morris and Vince Gill
    “Drowns the Whiskey,” Jason Aldean with Miranda Lambert
    “Everything’s Gonna Be Alright,” David Lee Murphy with Kenny Chesney
    “Meant to Be,” Florida Georgia Line with Bebe Rehxa

    Music Video of the Year:

    “Babe,” Sugarland
    “Cry Pretty,” Carrie Underwood
    “Drunk Girl,” Chris Janson
    “Marry Me,” Thomas Rhett
    “Tequila,” Dan + Shay

    Musician of the Year:

    Jerry Douglas
    Paul Franklin
    Dann Huff
    Mac McAnally
    Derek Wells

    The 2018 CMA Awards air live from Nashville on Nov. 14. The show starts at 7 PM CT on ABC. Once again, Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley will return to host Country Music’s Biggest Night.

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