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2015 CMA Awards Nominees

Dot's Steven Tyler and Black River's Kelsea Ballerini revealed the final nominees for The 49th Annual CMA Awards this morning (9/9) in New York City. They are:

Entertainer

  • Garth Brooks
  • Luke Bryan
  • Kenny Chesney
  • Eric Church
  • Miranda Lambert


Female

  • Kelsea Ballerini
  • Miranda Lambert
  • Kacey Musgraves
  • Carrie Underwood
  • Lee Ann Womack

Male

  • Dierks Bentley
  • Luke Bryan
  • Eric Church
  • Blake Shelton
  • Chris Stapleton

Group

  • Lady Antebellum
  • Little Big Town
  • Rascal Flatts
  • The Band Perry
  • Zac Brown Band

Album

  • Old Boots, New Dirt, Jason Aldean
  • Pageant Material, Kacey Musgraves
  • Pain Killer, Little Big Town
  • The Big Revival, Kenny Chesney
  • Traveller, Chris Stapleton

Single

  • "American Kids," Kenny Chesney
  • "Girl Crush," Little Big Town
  • "I Don't Dance," Lee Brice
  • "Take Your Time," Sam Hunt
  • "Talladega," Eric Church

Song Of The Year

  • "American Kids," Rodney Clawson, Luke Laird and Shane McAnally
  • "Girl Crush," Liz Rose, Lori McKenna and Hillary Lindsey
  • "Like A Cowboy," Randy Houser and Brice Long
  • "Like A Wrecking Ball," Eric Church and Casey Beathard
  • "Take Your Time," Sam Hunt, Shane McAnally and Josh Osborne

Duo

  • Brothers Osborne
  • Dan + Shay
  • Florida Georgia Line
  • Maddie & Tae
  • Thompson Square

Musical Event

  • Django And Jimmie, Willie Nelson And Merle Haggard
  • "Lonely Tonight," Blake Shelton f/Ashley Monroe
  • "Raise 'Em Up," Keith Urban f/Eric Church
  • "Smokin' And Drinkin'," Miranda Lambert f/Little Big Town
  • "Wild Child," Kenny Chesney w/Grace Potter

Musician

  • Sam Bush
  • Jerry Douglas
  • Paul Franklin
  • Dann Huff
  • Mac McAnally

Video

  • "Biscuits," Kacey Musgraves
  • "Girl Crush," Little Big Town
  • "Girl In A Country Song," Maddie & Tae
  • "Little Red Wagon," Miranda Lambert
  • "Something In The Water," Carrie Underwood

New Artist

  • Kelsea Ballerini
  • Sam Hunt
  • Maddie & Tae
  • Thomas Rhett
  • Chris Stapleton