The CMA Awards are an all-day affair, and some of the winners were announced hours before the show! Find out who took home awards this year and check back during the show for live updates.
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The 2021 Country Music Association Awards, hosted by Luke Bryan, are on Nov. 10, 2021 at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville. The biggest stars in country music were recognized for their work over the past year with nominations in various categories. While the night is always jam-packed with performances, there are also tons of awards to give out, and the fun started hours before the show!
Winners in two categories were announced on Good Morning America on the morning of Nov. 10. However, the rest won’t be revealed until the actual show, which is at 8:00 p.m. on ABC. The winners are listed below in BOLD.
Entertainer of the Year Eric Church Miranda Lambert Chris Stapleton Carrie Underwood Luke Combs
Female Vocalist of the Year Miranda Lambert Ashley McBryde Maren Morris Carly Pearce Gabby Barrett
Male Vocalist of the Year Eric Church Luke Combs Thomas Rhett Chris Stapleton Dierks Bentley
Album Of the Year Carly Pearce — 29 Morgan Wallen — Dangerous: The Double Album Eric Church — Heart Brothers Osborne — Skeletons Chris Stapleton — Starting Over
Vocal Group of the Year Lady A Little Big Town Midland Old Dominion Zac Brown Band
Single of the Year (goes to artist, producer & mix engineer) Chris Young & Kane Brown — “Famous Friends” Gabby Barrett — “The Good Ones” Eric Church — “Hell Of A View” Ashley McBryde — “One Night Standards” Chris Stapleton — “Starting Over”
New Artist Of The Year Jimmie Allen Ingrid Andress Gabby Barrett Mickey Guyton HARDY
Vocal Duo of the Year Brooks & Dunn Brothers Osborne Dan + Shay Florida Georgia Line Maddie & Tae
Song of the Year (goes to the songwriter) Luke Combs — “Forever After All” Gabby Barrett — “The Good Ones” Eric Church — “Hell Of A View” Ashley McBryde — “One Night Standards” Chris Stapleton — “Starting Over”
Music Video of the Year Ryan Hurd & Maren Morris — “Chasing After You” Chris Young & Kane Brown — “Famous Friends” Dierks Bentley — “Gone” Kelsea Ballerini & Kenny Chesney — “Half Of My Hometown” Brothers Osborne — “Younger Me”
Musical Event Of The Year Jordan Davis & Luke Bryan — “Buy Dirt” Ryan Hurd & Maren Morris– “Chasing After You” Elle King & Miranda Lambert — “Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go Home)” Kelsea Ballerini & Kenny Chesney — “Half Of My Hometown” Chris Young & Kane Brown — “Famous Friends”
The CMA Award features performances from stars like Carrie Underwood, Jason Aldean, Luke Combs, Dan + Shay, Jennifer Hudson, Chris Stapleton and more. The show airs on Nov. 10 at 8:00 p.m. on ABC.