CMA Awards: The Winners

CMA Awards: The Winners

We’ll be updating this post as the winners for the 53rd CMA Awards are announced.

TV broadcast begins at 7 p.m. CT on ABC. Three awards were announced earlier in the day.

Musical Event of the Year

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

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

  • “Rainbow” – Kacey Musgraves – Director: Hannah Lux Davis WINNER
  • “Burning Man” – Dierks Bentley Feat. Brothers Osborne – Director: Wes Edwards
  • “GIRL” – Maren Morris – Director: Dave Meyers
  • “God’s Country” – Blake Shelton – Director: Sophie Muller
  • “Some Of It” – Eric Church – Director: Reid Long

Musician of the Year

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

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

  • “Burning Man” – Dierks Bentley Feat. Brothers Osborne  – Producers: Ross Copperman, Jon Randall, Arturo Buenahora, Jr.  – Mix Engineer: F. Reid Shippen
  • “GIRL” – Maren Morris – Producer: Greg Kurstin – Mix Engineer: Greg Kurstin
  • “God’s Country” – Blake Shelton – Producer: Scott Hendricks – Mix Engineer: Justin Niebank WINNER
  • “Millionaire” – Chris Stapleton – Producers: Dave Cobb, Chris Stapleton – Mix Engineer: Vance Powell
  • “Speechless” – Dan + Shay – Producers: Dan Smyers, Scott Hendricks – Mix Engineer: Jeff Juliano

Song of the Year (Awarded to Songwriters)

  • “Beautiful Crazy” – Luke Combs, Wyatt B. Durrette II, Robert Williford WINNER
  • “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

New Artist of the Year

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

Vocal Duo of the Year

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

Vocal Group of the Year

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

Album of the Year (Awarded to Artist & Producer)

  • Center Point Road – Thomas Rhett – Producers: Dann Huff, Jesse Frasure, Thomas Rhett, Julian Bunetta, The Stereotypes, Cleve Wilson
  • Cry Pretty – Carrie Underwood – Producers: David Garcia, Jim Jonsin, Carrie Underwo
  • Dan + Shay – Dan + Shay – Producers: Dan Smyers, Scott Hendricks
  • Desperate Man – Eric Church – Producers: Jay Joyce, Arturo Buenahora,
  • Girl – Maren Morris – Producers: busbee, Maren Morris, Greg Kurstin WINNER

Male Vocalist of the Year

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

Female Vocalist of the Year

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

Entertainer of the Year

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

photo courtesy of Mark Seliger/ABC

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