CMA Awards

The Country Music Association released the nominations for The 54th Annual CMA Awards this morning. This unique year comes with many record breaking surprises from some country legends.

Miranda Lambert tops the leaderboard with seven nominations. She now holds the most CMA Awards cumulative nominations of any female artist with 55 nominations. This year, she is up for Entertainer of the Year, Female Vocalist of the Year, Single of the Year, Album of the Year, Song of the Year, Musical Event of the Year, and Music Video of the Year.

Miranda Lambert


Miranda Lambert shares many nominations with Luke Combs, who has a total of six nominations this year. They share the major award Entertainer of the Year, as well as Single of the Year, Song of the Year, and Album of the Year. He is also up for Male Vocalist of the Year.

Maren Morris is nominated for Female Vocalist of the Year, Single of the Year, Song of the Year, and two Musical Event of the Year awards.

She shares her excitement in an Instagram post and gives a shoutout to all the talented female nominees alongside her this year including Miranda Lambert.

Pop star Justin Bieber is also nominated for three awards including Single of the Year, Musical Event of the Year, and Music Video of the Year for his collaboration with Dan + Shay on 10,000 Hours.

Dan + Shay took to Instagram to announce their excitement for CMA and for their four nominations:

"It's been an interesting year for all of us in the entertainment industry, and finding moments to celebrate has been more difficult than usual. waking up to 4 @cma nominations this morning felt better than ever, and win or lose, we're going to savor every bit of it. it's been emotionally taxing not being able to connect with our fans in person, but these nominations are truly a testament to our fans and the country music industry continuing to believe in our dream, and for that we are endlessly grateful."

Other nominees up for various coveted CMA awards include Carrie Underwood, Gabby Barrett, Jay Joyce, Carly Pearce, Ashley McBryde, and Keith Urban.

To see the full list of nominees, check out the CMA website. Don't forget to tune in and watch The 54th Annual CMA Awards live broadcast on Wednesday, November 11th at 8/7c on ABC.

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