Second Batch Of CMA Award Nominees Announced

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The 2019 CMA Awards are fast approaching. So it was time for fans to learn who could potentially walk home with a trophy (or two, or three) during the ceremony on November 13.

Hosted by Carrie Underwood, Reba McEntire, and Dolly Parton, the 53rd annual CMA Awards will be all about celebrating the legendary women in country music.

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The 2019 CMA Award nominees were announced in two batches on Wednesday (August 28). The first batch of nominees were announced on Good Morning America by Ashley McBryde and Jimmie Allen.

You can find that full list of nominees hereOr, take a peek at the slideshow below to see who was announced as the nominees in the Entertainer of the Year category!

The second batch of nominees were announced by Morgan Wallen and Midland during a livestream with Billboard.

They were tasked with announcing some of the night’s most prestigious awards. Here are all of the nominees they revealed:

SINGLE OF THE YEAR

  • “Burning Man” – Dierks Bentley feat. Brothers Osborne
  • “Girl” – Maren Morris
  • “God’s Country” – Blake Shelton
  • “Millionaire” – Chris Stapleton
  • “Speechless” – Dan + Shay

SONG OF THE YEAR

  • “Beautiful Crazy” – Luke Combs
  • “Girl” – Maren Morris
  • “God’s Country” – Blake Shelton
  • “Rainbow” – Kacey Musgraves
  • “Tequila” – Dan + Shay

FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

  • Kelsea Ballerini
  • Miranda Lambert
  • Maren Morris
  • Kacey Musgraves
  • Carrie Underwood

MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

  • Dierks Bentley
  • Luke Combs
  • Thomas Rhett
  • Chris Stapleton
  • Keith Urban

VOCAL GROUP OF THE YEAR

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

VOCAL DUO OF THE YEAR

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

MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR

  • Jenee Fleenor – Fiddle
  • Paul Franklin – Steel Guitar
  • Mac McAnally – Guitar
  • Ilya Toshinsky – Banjo and Guitar
  • Derek Wells – Guitar

MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR

  • “Burning Man” – Dierks Bentley feat. Brothers Osborne
  • “Girl” – Maren Morris
  • “God’s Country” – Blake Shelton
  • “Rainbow” – Kacey Musgraves
  • “Some of It” – Eric Church

Be sure to tune in to the video below in case you missed Billboard‘s nominee announcement. A huge congratulations to all who were nominated!