CMA Awards 2016: Nominees and Winners List!

Posted on Nov 3 2016 - 12:01pm by
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Maren Morris attends the 64th Annual BMI Country awards on November 1, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee.

Credit: Erika Goldring/WireImage

Fifty never looked so good! The CMA Awards celebrated their golden anniversary Wednesday, November 2, and all your favorite country music stars will be on hand to celebrate.

Hosted for the ninth year in a row by Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley, the live show (ABC, 8 p.m. ET) featured performances by (among others) Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Kacey Musgraves, Little Big Town, Florida Georgia Line and — as Us Weekly confirmed earlier on Wednesday — Beyoncé.

Between performances, presenters including the Final Five gymnasts, Jennifer Garner and Matthew McConaughey will hand out awards in 12 categories. Newcomer Maren Morris leads the pack with five nominations, followed by Underwood, Dierks Bentley and Keith Urban with four each.

See all of the nominees and winners below.

Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award
Dolly Parton

Female Vocalist of the Year
Kelsea Ballerini
Miranda Lambert
Maren Morris
Kacey Musgraves
**WINNER: Carrie Underwood

Pinnacle Award
Kenny Chesney

Vocal Group of the Year
Lady Antebellum
**WINNER: Little Big Town
Old Dominion
Rascal Flatts
Zac Brown Band

Vocal Duo of the Year
**WINNER: Brothers Osborne
Dan + Shay
Florida Georgia Line
Joey + Rory
Maddie & Tae

Album of the Year
Hero, Maren Morris
**WINNER: Mr. Misunderstood, Eric Church
Storyteller, Carrie Underwood
Black, Dierks Bentley
Ripcord, Keith Urban

Single of the Year
**WINNER: "Die a Happy Man," Thomas Rhett
"Humble and Kind," Tim McGraw
"My Church," Maren Morris
"Nobody to Blame," Chris Stapleton
"Record Year," Eric Church

Song of the Year
"Die a Happy Man," Thomas Rhett
**WINNER: "Humble and Kind," Tim McGraw
"My Church," Maren Morris
"Record Year," Eric Church
"Burning House," Cam

New Artist of the Year
Kelsea Ballerini
Brothers Osborne
**WINNER: Maren Morris
Old Dominion
Cole Swindell

Entertainer of the Year
**WINNER: Garth Brooks
Luke Bryan
Chris Stapleton
Carrie Underwood
Keith Urban

Male Vocalist of the Year
Eric Church
Tim McGraw
**WINNER: Chris Stapleton
Dierks Bentley
Keith Urban

Musical Event of the Year
**WINNER: "Different for Girls," Dierks Bentley feat. Elle King
"Home Alone Tonight," Luke Bryan feat. Karen Fairchild
"The Fighter," Keith Urban feat. Carrie Underwood
"Think of You," Chris Young with Cassadee Pope
"You Are My Sunshine," Morgane Stapleton with Chris Stapleton

Music Video of the Year 
**WINNER: "Fire Away," Chris Stapleton
"Humble and Kind," Tim McGraw
"Record Year," Eric Church
"Somewhere on a Beach," Dierks Bentley
"Burning House," Cam

Musician of the Year
Jerry Douglas
Paul Franklin
**WINNER: Dann Huff
Brent Mason
Derek Wells

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