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The 2023 CMA Awards

Updated: Nov 10, 2023

The CMA Award nominees, our predictions and where to watch! (UPDATED)


2023 CMA Awards, 57th Annual CMA Awards

The biggest night in country music is almost here, and we are on pins, and needles to see if our picks will walk away with the beautiful crystal! But honestly y'all just being nominated is an honor as you are voted in by your peers which now stands at over 9000 CMA members.


The annual CMA awards is the longest running televised award show. This year it will be hosted by Luke Bryan, and Peyton Manning. Performers include Kenny Chesney, Mac McAnally,

Alan Jackson and Zac Brown Band with a tribute to the late great Jimmy Buffett, and a Country Classics Medley with Post Malone, Hardy and Morgan Wallen among many other performances.


See below for all the deets on where to watch, and our predictions highlighted in blue. Check back on award day to see who actually won. Those names will be highlighted in yellow or a checkmark, if we picked the winner(s)..


When: Wednesday November 8th, 2023,

7:00 PM (CST) 8:00 PM (EST)


Where: Bridgestone Arena (Nashville)


Where To Watch: ABC/Hulu


 

So many talented people nominated this year. It was very hard to choose, but in the infamous words of The Highlander "There can only be one" so here goes..


ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR

  • Luke Combs

  • Chris Stapleton

  • Carrie Underwood

  • Morgan Wallen

  • Lainey Wilson WINNER

SINGLE OF THE YEAR Award goes to Artist(s), Producer(s) and Mix Engineer(s)

  • “Fast Car” – Luke Combs ✔️

  • “Heart Like A Truck” – Lainey Wilson

  • “Need A Favor” – Jelly Roll

  • “Next Thing You Know” – Jordan Davis

  • “Wait in the truck” – HARDY (feat. Lainey Wilson)

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

  • Ashley McBryde Presents: Lindeville – Ashley McBryde Producers: John Osborne, John Peets Mix Engineers: Gena Johnson, John Osborne

  • Bell Bottom Country – Lainey Wilson WINNER Producer: Jay Joyce Mix Engineers: Jason Hall, Jay Joyce

  • Gettin’ Old – Luke Combs Producers: Luke Combs, Chip Matthews, Jonathan Singleton Mix Engineers: Michael H. Brauer, Jim Cooley, Chip Matthews

  • One Thing At A Time – Morgan Wallen Producers: Jacob Durrett, Charlie Handsome, Joey Moi, Cameron Montgomery Mix Engineers: Josh Ditty, Joey Moi, Eivind Nordland

  • Rolling Up the Welcome Mat – Kelsea Ballerini Producers: Kelsea Ballerini, Alysa Vanderheym Mix Engineers: Dan Grech-Marguerat, Alysa Vanderheym


SONG OF THE YEAR Award goes to Songwriter(s)

  • “Fast Car”- WINNER Songwriter: Tracy Chapman

  • “Heart Like A Truck” Songwriters: Trannie Anderson, Dallas Wilson, Lainey Wilson

  • “Next Thing You Know” Songwriters: Jordan Davis, Greylan James, Chase McGill, Josh Osborne

  • “Tennessee Orange” Songwriters: David Fanning, Paul Jenkins, Megan Moroney, Ben Williams

  • “Wait in the truck” Songwriters: Renee Blair, Michael Hardy, Hunter Phelps, Jordan Schmidt

FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

  • Kelsea Ballerini

  • Miranda Lambert

  • Ashley McBryde

  • Carly Pearce

  • Lainey Wilson ✔️

MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

  • Luke Combs

  • Jelly Roll

  • Cody Johnson

  • Chris Stapleton WINNER

  • Morgan Wallen

VOCAL GROUP OF THE YEAR

  • Lady A

  • Little Big Town

  • Midland

  • Old Dominion ✔️

  • Zac Brown Band

VOCAL DUO OF THE YEAR

  • Brooks & Dunn

  • Brothers Osborne-WINNERS!

  • Dan + Shay

  • Maddie & Tae

  • The War And Treaty

MUSICAL EVENT OF THE YEAR Award goes to Artists and Producer(s)

  • “Save Me” Jelly Roll (with Lainey Wilson)

Producers: Zach Crowell, David Ray Stevens

  • “She Had Me At Heads Carolina (Remix)” Cole Swindell & Jo Dee Messina

Producer: Zach Crowell

  • “Thank God” Kane Brown (with Katelyn Brown)

Producer: Dann Huff

“Wait in the truck” HARDY (feat. Lainey Wilson) ✔️

Producers: HARDY, Joey Moi, Jordan Schmidt, Derek Wells

  • “We Don’t Fight Anymore” Carly Pearce (featuring Chris Stapleton)

Producers: Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne, Carly Pearce


MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR

  • Jenee Fleenor- WINNER!

  • Paul Franklin

  • Rob McNelley

  • Derek Wells

  • Charlie Worsham

MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR Award goes to Artist(s) and Director(s)

  • “Light On In The Kitchen” Ashley McBryde

Director: Reid Long

  • “Memory Lane” Old Dominion

Directors: Mason Allen, Nicki Fletcher

  • “Need A Favor” Jelly Roll

Director: Patrick Tohill

  • “Next Thing You Know” Jordan Davis

Director: Running Bear

“Wait in the truck” – HARDY (feat. Lainey Wilson) ✔️

Director: Justin Clough



NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR

  • Zach Bryan

  • Jelly Roll ✔️

  • Parker McCollum

  • Megan Moroney

  • Hailey Whitters

 

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