Nominees For The 2018 CMAs

2018 CMAs: What time, what channel, who is nominated?

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Here’s what to know ahead of the show:

What time: Nov. 14 at 8 p.m. EST

What channel: ABC

Who’s hosting: Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley host for the 11th year in a row.

Who’s performing: Underwood, Eric Church, Kelsea Ballerini, Garth Brooks, Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, Luke Combs, Dan + Shay, Midland, Kacey Musgraves, Old Dominion, Brad Paisley, Pistol Annies, Ricky Skaggs and Brett Young are some of the announced performers.

Who’s nominated: Chris Stapleton leads all nominees with five nominations, including some in big categories Entertainer of the Year, Album of the Year and Single of the Year. Writer and producer Dann Huff has four nominations. Keith Urban, Miranda Lambert, Dierks Bentley, Thomas Rhett, Dan + Shay, Florida Georgia Line, Chris Janson and Midland each have three nominations.

The full list of nominees are below.

Entertainer of the Year

Jason Aldean
Luke Bryan
Kenny Chesney
Chris Stapleton
Keith Urban

Album of the Year

“From A Room: Volume 2,” Chris Stapleton
“Golden Hour,” Kacey Musgraves
“Graffiti U,” Keith Urban
“Life Changes,” Thomas Rhett
“The Mountain,” Dierks Bentley

Single of the Year

“Broken Halos,” Chris Stapleton
“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

“Body Like a Back Road,” Sam Hunt
“Broken Halos,” Chris Stapleton
“Drowns the Whiskey,” Jason Aldean featuring Miranda Lambert
“Drunk Girl,” Chris Janson
“Tequila,” Dan + Shay

Male Vocalist of the Year

Dierks Bentley
Luke Combs
Thomas Rhett
Chris Stapleton
Keith Urban

Female Vocalist of the Year

Kelsea Ballerini
Miranda Lambert
Maren Morris
Kacey Musgraves
Carrie Underwood

New Artist of the Year

Lauren Alaina
Luke Combs
Chris Janson
Midland
Brett Young

Vocal Duo of the Year

Brothers Osborne
Dan + Shay
Florida Georgia Line
Maddie & Tae
Sugarland

Vocal Group of the Year

Lady Antebellum
Lanco
Little Big Town
Midland
Old Dominion

Music Video of the Year

“Babe,” Sugarland featuring Taylor Swift
“Cry Pretty,” Carrie Underwood
“Drunk Girl,” Chris Janson
“Marry Me,” Thomas Rhett
“Tequila,” Dan + Shay

Musical Event of the Year

“Burning Man,” Dierks Bentley featuring Brothers Osborne
“Dear Hate,” Maren Morris featuring Vince Gill
“Drowns the Whiskey,” Jason Aldean featuring Miranda Lambert
“Everything’s Gonna Be Alright,” David Lee Murphy with Kenny Chesney
“Meant to Be,” Bebe Rexha and Florida Georgia Line

Musician of the Year

Jerry Douglas, dobro
Paul Franklin, steel guitar
Dann Huff, guitar
Mac McAnally, guitar
Derek Wells, guitar

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