CMA Awards 2017: Find Out Who the Nominees are and Listen to Petty Blvd’s CMA Playlist

On Wednesday, November 8th, many country music-icons along with new artists, and bands will pack the house to enjoy an evening of great entertainment to honor the Country Music Association award winners😊!! I’ll be kickin’ it back, and rooting for a few of my favorite artists such as Miranda Lambert, Kip Moore, Bobby Bones & The Raging Idiots, and Chris Stapleton!

Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood, SOURCE: PEOPLE.COM

Last week, there was a call for press restrictions due to the tragic Las Vegas massacre. The CMA insisted that country artists keep their options on guns and politics to themselves. Following backlash from Brad Paisley, who is a co-host of the show, the CMA’s quickly apologized.

Now that we are just a few days shy of the CMA’s, I’ve put together a playlist to help get us in a Southern Laced country music type of mood!

I hope y’all enjoy.

Want A Peak At The 2017 CMA Nominees?

πŸ†Entertainer of the YearπŸ†

  • Garth Brooks
  • Eric Church
  • Luke Bryan
  • Chris Stapleton
  • Keith Urban

πŸ†Female Vocalist of the YearπŸ†

  • Reba McEntire
  • Carrie Underwood
  • Maren Morris
  • Kelsea Ballerini
  • Miranda Lambert

πŸ†MaleΒ Vocalist of the YearπŸ†

  • Dierks Bentley
  • Eric Church
  • Thomas Rhett
  • Chris Stapleton
  • Keith Urban

πŸ†New Artist of the YearπŸ†

  • Brett Young
  • Jon Pardi
  • Old Dominion
  • Lauren Alaina
  • Luke Combs

πŸ†Single of the YearπŸ†

  • “Tin Man” byΒ Miranda Lambert
  • “Body Like a Back Road” by Sam Hunt
  • “Dirt on My Boots” by Jon Pardi
  • “Blue Ain’t Your Color” by Keith Urban
  • “Better Man” by Little Big Town

πŸ†Vocal Group of the YearπŸ†

  • Lady Antebellum
  • Rascal Flatts
  • Old Dominion
  • Little Big Town
  • Zac Brown Band

πŸ†Vocal Duo of the Year πŸ†

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

πŸ†Music Video of the YearπŸ†

  • Vice by Miranda Lambert
  • Craving You by Thomas Rhett (feat. Maren Morris)
  • It Ain’t My Fault by Brothers Osborne
  • Blue Ain’t Your Color by Keith Urban
  • Better Man by Little Big Town

πŸ†Musical Event of the YearπŸ†

  • Kill a Word – Eric Church featuring Rhiannon Giddens
  • Funny How Time Slips Away – Glen Campbell with Willie Nelson
  • Craving You – Thomas Rhett featuring Maren Morris
  • Setting the World on Fire – Kenny Chesney with Pink

πŸ†Album of the YearπŸ†

  • The Breaker by Little Big Town
  • Heart Break by Lady Antebellum
  • From a Room: Volume 1 by Chris Stapleton
  • The Nashville Sound by Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit
  • The Weight Of These Wings by Miranda Lambert

πŸ†Song of the YearπŸ†

  • Tin Man – Miranda Lambert, Jack Ingram, Jon Randall
  • Body Like a Back Road – Zach Crowell, Sam Hunt, Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne
  • Dirt on My Boots – Rhett Akins, Ashley Gorley, Jesse Frasure
  • Blue Ain’t Your Color – Clint Lagerberg, Hillary Lindsey, Steven Lee Olsen
  • Better Man – Taylor Swift


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