52nd Annual CMA Awards: Full Winners’ List

Congrats to all the winners!

The time has finally come — the CMA Awards have landed in Nashville!

This evening, all of your favorite country artists are coming together for the 52nd Annual CMA Awards

52nd Annual CMA Awards: Red Carpet Arrivals

Airing live from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, the television event will feature epic collaborations, presenters, jokes from hosts Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley, and of course, THE country entertainer of the year.

Lauren Alaina, Jason Aldean with Miranda Lambert, Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley with Brothers Osborne, Garth Brooks, Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, Luke Combs, Dan + Shay, Florida Georgia Line with Bebe Rexha, Midland, Kacey Musgraves, Old Dominion, Brad Paisley, Pistol Annies, Thomas Rhett, Ricky Skaggs, Chris Stapleton with Maren Morris and Mavis Staples, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban and Brett Young are all confirmed to take the stage at the show tonight, but we’re almost positive that more surprises will come throughout the evening.

Earlier today, Good Morning America revealed early CMA Awards winners in the Musical Event of the Year and Music Video of the Year categories during its broadcast live from Dierks Bentley’s Whiskey Row in downtown Nashville and Kenny Chesney and Thomas Rhett, consecutively, snagged the W’s!

How were our predictions? Compare the lists here.

Take a look at the full winners’ list below, as it will be updated constantly throughout the day as new winners are announced!

Hosted by Reba McEntirethe 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards will air tonight, April 15th @ 8PM ET/PT on CBS.

“THE 52ND ANNUAL CMA AWARDS” – FINAL NOMINEES (by ballot category order):
ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR
  • Jason Aldean
  • Luke Bryan
  • Kenny Chesney
  • Chris Stapleton
  • Keith Urban
SINGLE OF THE YEAR
(Award goes to Artist, Producer(s), and Mix Engineer(s))
  • “Broken Halos” – Chris Stapleton
    Producers: Dave Cobb, Chris Stapleton
    Mix Engineer: Vance Powell
  • “Drinkin’ Problem” – Midland
    Producers: Dann Huff, Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne
    Mix Engineer: Justin Niebank
  • “Drowns the Whiskey” – Jason Aldean (Feat. Miranda Lambert)
    Producer: Michael Knox
    Mix Engineer: Jeff Braun
  • “Meant to Be” – Bebe Rexha & Florida Georgia Line
    Producer: Willshire
    Mix Engineer: Serban Ghenea
  • “Tequila” – Dan + Shay
    Producers: Scott Hendricks, Dan Smyers
    Mix Engineer: Jeff Juliano
ALBUM OF THE YEAR
(Award goes to Artist and Producer(s))
  • From A Room: Volume 2 – Chris Stapleton
    Producers: Dave Cobb, Chris Stapleton
  • Golden Hour – Kacey Musgraves
    Producers: Ian Fitchuk, Daniel Tashian, Kacey Musgraves
  • Graffiti U – Keith Urban
    Producers: Keith Urban, Dan McCarroll, J.R. Rotem, Josh Kerr, Jason Evigan, Greg Wells, Benny Blanco, Ed Sheeran, Johnny McDaid, Jesse Shatkin, Jimmy Robbins, Oscar Holter, Matt Rad, Eric Valentine, Ian Kirkpatrick, Mike Elizondo, Captain Cuts, Ross Copperman, Dann Huff, Peter Karlsson
  • Life Changes – Thomas Rhett
    Producers: Julian Bunetta, Jesse Frasure, Dann Huff, Joe London, Thomas Rhett
  • The Mountain – Dierks Bentley
    Producers: Ross Copperman, Jon Randall Stewart, Arturo Buenahora Jr.
SONG OF THE YEAR
(Award goes to Songwriter(s))
  • “Body Like A Back Road”
    Songwriters: Zach Crowell, Sam Hunt, Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne
  • “Broken Halos”
    Songwriters: Mike Henderson, Chris Stapleton — WINNER
  • “Drowns the Whiskey”
    Songwriter: Brandon Kinney, Jeff Middleton, Josh Thompson
  • “Drunk Girl”
    Songwriter: Scooter Carusoe, Tom Douglas, Chris Janson
  • “Tequila”
    Songwriter: Nicolle Galyon, Jordan Reynolds, Dan Smyers
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
  • LANCO
  • Little Big Town
  • Midland
  • Old Dominion
VOCAL DUO OF THE YEAR
  • Brothers Osborne
  • Dan + Shay
  • Florida Georgia Line
  • Maddie & Tae
  • Sugarland
MUSICAL EVENT OF THE YEAR
(Award goes to each Artist)
  • “Burning Man” – Dierks Bentley Feat. Brothers Osborne
  • “Dear Hate” – Maren Morris (Feat. Vince Gill)
  • “Drowns the Whiskey” – Jason Aldean (Feat. Miranda Lambert)
  • “Everything’s Gonna Be Alright” – David Lee Murphy (with Kenny Chesney) — WINNER
  • “Meant to Be” – Bebe Rexha & Florida Georgia Line
MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR
  • Jerry Douglas, Dobro
  • Paul Franklin, Steel Guitar
  • Dann Huff, Guitar
  • Mac McAnally, Guitar
  • Derek Wells, Guitar
MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR
(Award goes to Artist and Director(s))
  • “Babe” – Sugarland (Featuring Taylor Swift)
    Director: Anthony Mandler
  • “Cry Pretty” – Carrie Underwood
    Director: Randee St. Nicholas
  • “Drunk Girl” – Chris Janson
    Director: Jeff Venable
  • “Marry Me” – Thomas Rhett
    Director: TK McKamy — WINNER
  • “Tequila” – Dan + Shay
    Director: Patrick Tracy
NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR
  • Lauren Alaina
  • Luke Combs — WINNER
  • Chris Janson
  • Midland
  • Brett Young

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.