Things to know for the 51st CMA Awards airing LIVE on WBAY

NASHVILLE (WBAY) - Miranda Lambert is the singer to beat at the 51st Annual CMA Awards, leading the pack with five nominations.

The awards air LIVE on Wednesday, Nov. 8, at 7 p.m. You can watch all the action on WBAY.

Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley return as hosts for the 10th year in a row. Performers include Lambert, Garth Brooks, Luke Bryan, Reba McEntire, Tim McGraw, Thomas Rhett, and pop superstars Pink and Niall Horan.

Here are some of the nominees.

You can find a full list by clicking here for the CMA Awards website.

ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR

Eric Church
Chris Stapleton
Keith Urban
Garth Brooks
Luke Bryan

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

"Heart Break" - Lady Antebellum
"The Nashville Sound" - Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit
"The Weight of These Wings" - Miranda Lambert
"The Breaker" - Little Big Town
"From a Room: Volume 1" - Chris Stapleton

SINGLE OF THE YEAR

"Body Like a Back Road" - Sam Hunt
"Dirt on my Boots" - Jon Pardi
"Tin Man" - Miranda Lambert
"Better Man" - Little Big Town
"Blue Ain't Your Color" - Keith Urban

FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

Reba McEntire
Maren Morris
Carrie Underwood
Kelsea Ballerini
Miranda Lambert

MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

Thomas Rhett
Chris Stapleton
Keith Urban
Dierks Bentley
Eric Church





 
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