Announced on Good Morning America by on August 28, it was revealed that Chris Stapleton tops the list of nominees with five nominations. Producer Dann Huff garner four nominations, officially being the second most nominated artist this year. Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Dan + Shay, Florida Georgia Line, Chris Janson, Miranda Lambert, Midland, Thomas Rhett and Keith Urban were also heavy hitters this season, as they each earned three nominations. You can view the full list of nominees here.
We must say, the competition is HOT this year. With so many talented artist in each category, it’ll be interesting to see who actually takes home the big W in November!
Click through the gallery to read our predictions and make sure to tune in to the 52nd Annual CMA Awards LIVE from Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday, November 14th @ 8/7c on ABC to see who wins.