The CMA Nominations are Here!

Good Morning Kix Country!

I have been talking about them all morning. Here is the list of nominations. You can make your own predictions. November 2nd will reveal all. We can only speculate until then.

CMA Awards Nominations 2016

ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR
Garth Brooks
Luke Bryan
Carrie Underwood … Carrie Tweeted This morning I feel happy, excited, blessed, surprised, humbled, & incredibly thankful. Nothing like waking up to great news! @CountryMusic
Chris Stapleton
Keith Urban … Keith Urban tells Rolling Stone “I feel an immense amount of satisfaction for what Ive gotten to do so far. But right now, Ripcord and the way its been received, it feels like the start of the next chapter. Its a great feeling.”

MALE VOCALIST
Dierks Bentley
Eric Church
Chris Stapleton
Tim McGraw
Keith Urban

FEMALE VOCALIST
Kelsea Ballerini
Miranda Lambert
Maren Morris
Kacey Musgraves

ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Dierks Bentley, Black
Maren Morris, Hero
Eric Church, Mr. Misunderstood
Keith Urban, Ripcord
Carrie Underwood, Storyteller

NEW ARTIST
Kelsea Ballerini
Brothers Osborne
Maren Morris
Old Dominion
Cole Swindell

VOCAL GROUP
Lady Antebellum
Little Big Town
Old Dominion
Rascal Flatts
Zac Brown Band

VOCAL DUO
Brothers Osborne
Dan and Shay
Florida Georgia Line
Joey and Rory
Maddie and Tae

SONG
Cam, “Burning House
Thomas Rhett, “Die A Happy Man”
Tim McGraw, “Humble and Kind”
Maren Morris, “My Church”
Eric Church, “Record Year”

SINGLE
Maren Morris, “My Church”
Thomas Rhett, “Die A Happy Man”
Tim McGraw, “Humble and Kind”
Chris Stapleton, “Nobody To Blame”
Eric Church, “Record Year”

MUSIC VIDEO
Cam, “Burning House”
Chris Stapleton, “Fire Away”
Tim McGraw, “Humble and Kind”
Eric Church, “Record Year”
Dierks Bentley, “Somewhere On A Beach”

MUSICAL EVENT
Cam, “Burning House”
Chris Stapleton, “Fire Away”
Tim McGraw, “Humble and Kind”
Eric Church, “Record Year”
Dierks Bentley, “Somewhere On A Beach”

MUSICIAN
Jerry Douglas
Paul Franklin
Dann Huff
Brent Mason
Derek Wells