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93.1 Coast Country 51st Annual CMA Awards Dallas & Brenda Predictions & a full list of nominees

ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR
Garth Brooks-Brenda & Dallas both picking Garth
Luke Bryan
Eric Church
Chris Stapleton
Keith Urban

SINGLE OF THE YEAR
“Better Man” – Little Big Town-Dallas pick
“Blue Ain’t Your Color” – Keith Urban
“Body Like a Back Road” – Sam Hunt-Brenda pick
“Dirt On My Boots” – Jon Pardi
“Tin Man” – Miranda Lambert

ALBUM OF THE YEAR
The Breaker – Little Big Town
From A Room: Volume 1 – Chris Stapleton-Dallas pick
Heart Break – Lady Antebellum
The Nashville Sound – Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit
The Weight of These Wings – Miranda Lambert-Brenda pic

 

SONG OF THE YEAR
“Better Man”
Songwriter: Taylor Swift–Dallas pick

“Blue Ain’t Your Color”
Songwriters: Clint Lagerberg, Hillary Lindsey, Steven Lee Olsen

“Body Like a Back Road”
Songwriters: Zach Crowell, Sam Hunt, Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne

“Dirt On My Boots”
Songwriters: Rhett Akins, Jesse Frasure, Ashley Gorley

“Tin Man”—-Brenda pick
Songwriters: Jack Ingram, Miranda Lambert, Jon Randall

FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
Kelsea Ballerini-Dallas pick
Miranda Lambert
Reba McEntire
Maren Morris-Brenda pick
Carrie Underwood

MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
Dierks Bentley
Eric Church
Thomas Rhett-Dallas & Brenda pick
Chris Stapleton
Keith Urban

 

VOCAL GROUP OF THE YEAR
Lady Antebellum-Brenda pick
Little Big Town-Dallas pick
Old Dominion
Rascal Flatts
Zac Brown Band

VOCAL DUO OF THE YEAR
Brothers Osborne-Dallas & Brenda pick
Dan + Shay
Florida Georgia Line
LOCASH
Maddie & Tae

MUSICAL EVENT OF THE YEAR
(Award goes to each Artist)
“Craving You” – Thomas Rhett featuring Maren Morris-Brenda pick
“Funny How Time Slips Away” – Glen Campbell with Willie Nelson-Dallas pick
“Kill A Word” – Eric Church featuring Rhiannon Giddens
“Setting the World on Fire” – Kenny Chesney with P!nk
“Speak to a Girl” – Tim McGraw & Faith Hill

MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR
“Better Man” – Little Big Town-Dallas pick
Directors: Becky Fluke and Reid Long

“Blue Ain’t Your Color” – Keith Urban
Director: Carter Smith

 

“Craving You” – Thomas Rhett featuring Maren Morris
Director: TK McKamy

“It Ain’t My Fault” – Brothers Osborne
Directors: Wes Edwards and Ryan Silver

“Vice” – Miranda Lambert-Brenda pick
Director: Trey Fanjoy

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Lauren Alaina
Luke Combs-Dallas pick
Old Dominion
Jon Pardi
Brett Young -Brenda pick

Award show favorites Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood return to host the event for the 10th year.

The 51st annual CMA Awards air live from Nashville Nov. 8 on ABC.