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CMA Awards Winners

Entertainer of the Year

Female Vocalist of the Year

Male Vocalist of the Year

New Artist of the Year

Vocal Group of the Year

Vocal Duo of the Year

Album of the Year

Album of the Year

Winner

Mr. Misunderstood

Eric Church 

Nominees

Black

Dierks Bentley 

Hero

Maren Morris 

Mr. Misunderstood

Eric Church 

Ripcord

Keith Urban 

Storyteller

Carrie Underwood 

Single of the Year

Single of the Year

Winner

"Die a Happy Man"

Thomas Rhett 

Nominees

"Die a Happy Man"

Thomas Rhett 

"Humble and Kind"

Tim McGraw 

"My Church"

Maren Morris 

"Nobody to Blame"

Chris Stapleton 

"Record Year"

Eric Church 

Song of the Year

Song of the Year

Winner

"Humble and Kind"

Songwriter: Lori McKenna 

Nominees

"Burning House"

Songwriters: Camaron "Cam" Ochs, Tyler Johnson, Jeff Bhasker 

"Die a Happy Man"

Songwriters: Sean Douglas, Thomas Rhett, Joe Spargur 

"Humble and Kind"

Songwriter: Lori McKenna 

"My Church"

Songwriters: busbee, Maren Morris 

"Record Year"

Songwriters: Eric Church, Jeff Hyde 

Musical Event

Musical Event

Winner

"Different for Girls"

Dierks Bentley featuring Elle King 

Nominees

"Different for Girls"

Dierks Bentley featuring Elle King 

"Home Alone Tonight"

Luke Bryan featuring Karen Fairchild 

"The Fighter"

Keith Urban featuring Carrie Underwood 

Think of You"

Chris Young with Cassadee Pope 

"You Are My Sunshine"

Morgane Stapleton with Chris Stapleton 

Music Video of the Year

Music Video of the Year

Winner

"Fire Away"

Chris Stapleton - Directed by Tim Mattia 

Nominees

"Burning House"

Cam - Directed by Trey Fanjoy 

"Fire Away"

Chris Stapleton - Directed by Tim Mattia 

"Humble and Kind"

Tim McGraw - Directed by Wes Edwards 

"Record Year"

Eric Church - Directed by John Peets and Reid Long 

"Somewhere on a Beach"

Dierks Bentley - Directed by Wes Edwards