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Chris Stapleton, Dan + Shay, Chris Janson, and More Lead in CMA nominations

  • 6:39 am Wednesday, August 29th, 2018 by Staff Writer

CMA Awards are in November. The nominees were announced yesterday and there quite a few artists with multiple nominations! Here’s a breakdown of the the artists leading the pack.

Chris Stapleton: 5 Nominations
Entertainer of the Year
Single of the Year (“Broken Halos”)
Album of the Year (From A Room: Volume 2)
Song of the Year (“Broken Halos”)
Male Vocalist of the Year
Stapleton leads this year’s CMA Awards nominations with five, adding to his previous 11 nominations and seven wins. He lands his third consecutive nod for Entertainer of the Year in addition to nominations in the Single and Song of the Year categories for “Broken [More]

All 2018 CMA Nominations

  • 8:28 pm Tuesday, August 28th, 2018 by Staff Writer

This year’s CMA Awards are going to be INSANE!! Look at the list of CMA nominees that were announced Tuesday morning…

🏆 @LukeBryan, @DanAndShay & @Sugarland reveal this year's nominees on @GoodMorningAmerica and Facebook Live tomorrow morning.

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2018 CMA Nominees Announced

  • 8:37 am Tuesday, August 28th, 2018 by Staff Writer

The CMA Awards are this November and the nominees so far are:

Entertainer of the Year

Jason Aldean

Luke Bryan

Kenny Chesney

Chris Stapleton

Keith Urban

Female Vocalist of the Year:

Kelsea Ballerini

Miranda Lambert

Maren Morris

Kacey Musgraves

Carrie Underwood

Vocal Duo of the Year

Brothers Osborne

Dan & Shay

Florida Georgia Line

Maddie & Tae

Sugarland

Single of the Year

Chris Stapleton – Broken Halos

Midland – Drinkin’ Problem

Jason Aldean ft. Miranda Lambert – Drowns The Whiskey

FGL ft. Bebe Rexha – Meant To Be

Dan & Shay – Tequila

New Artist of the Year

Lauren Alaina

Luke Combs

Chris Janson

Midland

Brett Young

Male Vocalist of the Year

Dierks Bentley

Luke Combs

Thomas Rhett

Chris Stapleton

Keith Urban

Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley Announced As CMA Hosts for 11th Year

  • 5:58 am Friday, August 3rd, 2018 by Staff Writer

Just announced yesterday, Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley are hosting the 52nd annual CMA Awards for the 11th time! Obviously there is s lot that goes into that night. It takes months if planning. Carrie is really looking forward to the lead up to the show. She says, “our planning time is, it’s a lot of work and it can be stressful, but it’s also fun too getting in the room with Brad and the writers and we’re just kind of swapping ideas – some good, some bad. [laughs]”

Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood will return to host the 52nd annual [More]

Justin Timerblake Teases “Say Something,” Featuring Chris Stapleton

  • 6:22 am Thursday, January 25th, 2018 by Staff Writer

Justin Timberlake has teased a new song called “Say Something,” featuring Chris Stapleton. Billboard reports that Timberlake shared a pair of tweets on Wednesday, featuring him Stapleton, as a clip of the track plays in the background. “Say Something” was written by duo, along with collaborators Larrance Dopson, James Fauntleroy, Floyd Nathaniel Hills, and Timothy “Timbaland” Mosley. It is the ninth track on Timberlake’s forthcoming album Man of the Woods, which is out February 2. It was also announced this week that Stapleton will perform with Lifetime Achievement honoree Emmylou Harris at the 60th Annual Grammy Awards in New York. While Harris is not nominated [More]