2022 CMA nominations have been announced

Nominees for “The 56th Annual CMA Awards” have been announced!

Lainey Wilson tops the list with six nominations. Lainey is also a first-time nominee.

Other top nominees include Ashley McBryde, Carly Pearce, and Chris Stapleton, along with songwriter and producer Shane McAnally, each with five nominations.

Cody Johnson and songwriter/producer Josh Osborne collect four nominations each.

Luke Combs, HARDY, Miranda Lambert, Midland, and Carrie Underwood secured three nominations apiece.

“The 56th Annual CMA Awards,” hosted by Luke Bryan and Peyton Manning LIVE from Nashville Wednesday, Nov. 9 at 7 PM on ABC.

Here’s a full list of major category nominees.

ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR

  • Luke Combs
  • Miranda Lambert
  • Chris Stapleton
  • Carrie Underwood
  • Morgan Wallen

SINGLE OF THE YEAR

  • “Buy Dirt” — Jordan Davis featuring Luke Bryan
  • “Half of my Hometown” — Kelsea Ballerini (feat. Kenny Chesney)
  • “Never Wanted to Be That Girl” — Carly Pearce and Ashley McBryde
  • “‘Til You Can’t” — Cody Johnson
  • “You Should Probably Leave” — Chris Stapleton

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

  • Growin’ Up — Luke Combs
  • Humble Quest — Maren Morris
  • Palomino — Miranda Lambert
  • Sayin’ What I’m Thinkin’ – Lainey Wilson
  • Time, Tequila & Therapy — Old Dominion

SONG OF THE YEAR

  • “Buy Dirt” — Songwriters: Jacob Davis, Jordan Davis, Josh Jenkins, Matt Jenkins
  • “Never Wanted to Be That Girl” — Songwriters: Shane McAnally, Ashley McBryde, Carly Pearce
  • “Sand In My Boots” — Songwriters: Ashley Gorley, Michael Hardy, Josh Osborne
  • “Things a Man Oughta Know” — Songwriters: Jason Nix, Jonathan Singleton, Lainey Wilson
  • “You Should Probably Leave” — Songwriters: Chris DuBois, Ashley Gorley, Chris Stapleton

FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

  • Miranda Lambert
  • Ashley McBryde
  • Carly Pearce
  • Carrie Underwood
  • Lainey Wilson

MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

  • Eric Church
  • Luke Combs
  • Cody Johnson
  • Chris Stapleton
  • Morgan Wallen

VOCAL GROUP OF THE YEAR

  • Lady A
  • Little Big Town
  • Midland
  • Old Dominion
  • Zac Brown Band

VOCAL DUO OF THE YEAR

  • Brooks & Dunn
  • Brothers Osborne
  • Dan + Shay
  • LOCASH
  • Maddie & Tae

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