Keith Urban wins Entertainer of Year at CMA Awards

The 52nd Annual Country Music Association Awards were held Wednesday at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee.

The following is a list of this year’s nominees and winners.

Entertainer of the Year

Jason Aldean

Luke Bryan

Kenny Chesney

Chris Stapleton

Keith Urban *WINNER

Album of the Year

“From A Room: Volume 2,” Chris Stapleton

“Golden Hour,” Kacey Musgraves *WINNER

“Graffiti U,” Keith Urban

“Life Changes,” Thomas Rhett

“The Mountain,” Dierks Bentley

Single of the Year

“Broken Halos,” Chris Stapleton *WINNER

“Drinkin’ Problem,” Midland

“Drowns the Whiskey,” Jason Aldean featuring Miranda Lambert

“Meant to Be,” Bebe Rexha and Florida Georgia Line

“Tequila,” Dan + Shay

Song of the Year (awarded to the songwriter(s)

“Body Like a Back Road,” recorded by Sam Hunt

“Broken Halos,” recorded by Chris Stapleton *WINNER

“Drowns the Whiskey,” recorded by Jason Aldean featuring Miranda Lambert

“Drunk Girl,” recorded by Chris Janson

“Tequila,” recorded by Dan + Shay

Male Vocalist of the Year

Dierks Bentley

Luke Combs

Thomas Rhett

Chris Stapleton *WINNER

Keith Urban

Female Vocalist of the Year

Kelsea Ballerini

Miranda Lambert

Maren Morris

Kacey Musgraves

Carrie Underwood *WINNER

New Artist of the Year

Lauren Alaina

Luke Combs *WINNER

Chris Janson


Brett Young

Vocal Duo of the Year

Brothers Osborne *WINNER

Dan + Shay

Florida Georgia Line

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