2020 CMA Awards Nominations

Final nominees for the 54th annual CMA Awards will be revealed Sept 1, with select categories announced live on ABC’s Good Morning America by Luke Combs and Carly Pearce in the 8:30 a.m. half hour (local time). Following the Good Morning America broadcast, Ingrid Andress and Gabby Barrett will reveal final nominees in the remaining CMA Awards categories via CMA’s YouTube and Facebook.

TCD will post nominations as they are announced.

The CMA Awards will take place on Nov. 11 in Nashville.

Entertainer of the Year

  • Eric Church
  • Luke Combs
  • Miranda Lambert
  • Carrie Underwood
  • Keith Urban

Female Vocalist of the Year

  • Miranda Lambert
  • Ashley McBryde
  • Maren Morris
  • Kacey Musgraves
  • Carrie Underwood

Male Vocalist of the Year

  • Eric Church
  • Luke COmbs
  • Thomas Rhett
  • Chris Stapleton
  • Keith Urban

Vocal Duo of the Year

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

New Artist of the Year

  • Jimmie Allen
  • Ingrid Andress
  • Gabby Barrett
  • Carly Pearce
  • Morgan Wallen

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

  • “10,000 Hours” – Dan + Shay with Justin Bieber
  • “Beer Never Broke My Heart” – Luke Combs
  • “Bluebird” – Miranda Lambert
  • “The Bones” – Maren Morris
  • “I Hope” – Gabby Barrett

Album of the Year (Awarded to Artist & Producer)

  • Heartache Medication – Jon Pardi
  • Never Will – Ashley McBryde
  • Old Dominion – Old Dominion
  • What You See Is What You Get – Luke Combs
  • Wildcard – Miranda Lambert

Vocal Group of the Year

  • Lady A
  • Little Big Town
  • Midland
  • Old Dominion
  • Rascal Flatts

Song of the Year (Awarded to Songwriters)

  • “Bluebird” –
  • “The Bones” –
  • “Even Though I’m Leaving” –
  • “I Hope You’re Happy Now” –
  • “More Hearts Than Mine” –

Musical Event of the Year

  • “10,000 Hours” – Dan + Shay with Justin Bieber – Produced by Dan Smyers
  • “Be a Light” – Thomas Rhett feat. Reba McEntire, Chris Tomlin, Hillary Scott and Keith Urban – Produced by Dann Huff
  • “The Bones” – Maren Morris with Hozier – Produced by
  • “Fooled Around and Fell in Love” – Miranda Lambert feat. Maren Morris, Elle King, Ashley McBryde, Tenille Townes, Caylee Hammack
  • “I Hope You’re Happy Now” – Carly Pearce and Lee Brice – Produced by busbee

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

Musician of the Year

  • Jenee Fleenor
  • Paul Franklin
  • Rob McNelley
  • Ilya Toshinskiy
  • Derek Wells

photo by Curtis Hilbun, AFF-USA.com