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!

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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?

🏆Entertainer of the Year🏆

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

🏆Female Vocalist of the Year🏆

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

🏆Male Vocalist of the Year🏆

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

🏆New Artist of the Year🏆

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

🏆Single of the Year🏆

  • “Tin Man” by 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

🏆Vocal Group of the Year🏆

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

🏆Vocal Duo of the Year 🏆

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

🏆Music Video of the Year🏆

  • 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

🏆Musical Event of the Year🏆

  • 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

🏆Album of the Year🏆

  • 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

🏆Song of the Year🏆

  • 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

CLICK HERE TO SEE THE FULL LIST OF CMA NOMINEES!

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