November 13

What to Expect in the Upcoming 2018 Country Music Association Awards

Christmas trees, cold weather, snow, and Christmas shopping. Wow! Holidays are just around the corner! But before we get there, we need to celebrate the most prestigious moments in the country music industry. Anyway, it’s the Country Music Association Awards Y’all! Now, let’s take a look at the nominees of the said event. Brace yourselves, everyone.

“The Most Glamorous Event of the Year”

The Country Music Association Awards was created to recognize the exceptional attainments of the country artists and broadcasters in the industry. Moreover, the said event was brought out to the public in 1967. Thus, it became more popular when it was aired on national TV the next year.

ABC will broadcast the 52nd Annual Country Music Association Awards, and it will go live in Nashville on Wednesday, 8 PM ET. Our very own favorites Carrie Underwood, and Brad Paisley will host the CMAs. FYI, this will be the eleventh time that the duo will host the said event. Also, the distribution of awards was divided into 12 categories.

Country Music Association Awards Nominees

Based on the number of consolidated votes, Chris Stapleton leads the pack with five jaw-dropping nominations. Even more, this guy already collected seven previous awards from the same award-giving body. Well, all I can say is, good luck to the nominees and let’s enjoy the prestigious moments. To give you some highlights, here is a sneak peek.

Entertainer of the Year

  • Jason Aldean
  • Luke Bryan
  • Kenny Chesney
  • Chris Stapleton
  • Keith Urban

Single of the Year

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

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

New Artist of the Year

  • Lauren Alaina
  • Luke Combs
  • Chris Janson
  • Midland
  • Brett Young

Album of the Year

  • From A Room: Volume 2, Chris Stapleton
  • Golden Hour, Kacey Musgraves?
  • Graffiti U, Keith Urban
  • Life Changes, Thomas Rhett
  • The Mountain, Dierks Bentley

I hope that you were able to see your favorite artist on the list. Further, don’t forget to support your favorite singer. To view the full list, you can visit the official website of the Country Music Association Awards.


52nd Annual Country Music Association Awards, ABC, Brad Paisley, Carrie Underwood

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