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September 9, 2021, 12:04 PM

CMA Awards 2021: Full list of nominations

The nominees for the 55th annual CMA Awards were announced on Thursday. The show will air Wednesday, Nov. 10, live on ABC at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.
September 9, 2021, 12:04 PM
CMA Awards 2021: Full list of nominations
10 months ago

Maren Morris wins big at CMA Awards

Country music’s biggest night, hosted by Reba McEntire and Darius Rucker, was filled with tributes, performances and exciting wins like female vocalist of the year, Maren Morris.
10 months ago
Maren Morris wins big at CMA Awards
10 months ago

Backstage at the 2020 Country Music Awards

Lara Spencer has the inside scoop from country music’s biggest night.
10 months ago
Backstage at the 2020 Country Music Awards
10 months ago

CMA Awards 2020: Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert and more red carpet looks

Artists in the country music industry are breaking out their best looks for the 2020 CMA Awards.
10 months ago
CMA Awards 2020: Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert and more red carpet looks
10 months ago

Lady A pulls out of 2020 CMA Awards due to a family member's COVID-19 diagnosis

Lady A -- consisting of Hillary Scott, Charles Kelley and Dave Haywood -- pulled out of the 2020 CMA Awards due to a family member's COVID-19 diagnosis.
10 months ago
Lady A pulls out of 2020 CMA Awards due to a family member's COVID-19 diagnosis
10 months ago

Artists pay tribute to country legends Charlie Daniels, Kenny Rogers and more at 2020 CMA Awards

Several stars honored country music legends such as Charlie Daniels, Kenny Rogers and more at the 2020 CMA Awards with moving tributes.
10 months ago
Artists pay tribute to country legend Charlie Daniels and more at 2020 CMA Awards
10 months ago

Reba McEntire and Darius Rucker debut 'In the Ghetto' collaboration at 2020 CMA Awards

Reba McEntire and Darius Rucker debuted their new "In the Ghetto" collaboration in honor of late country great Mac Davis at the 2020 CMA Awards on Wednesday night.
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Reba McEntire and Darius Rucker debut 'In the Ghetto' collab at 2020 CMA Awards
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Winners revealed for 2 2020 CMA Awards

Ahead of Wednesday night’s CMA Awards show, "GMA" has an exclusive announcement of the winners of musical event of the year and music video of the year.
10 months ago
Winners revealed for 2 2020 CMA Awards
10 months ago

Darius Rucker’s special pre-CMA Awards performance

The singer-songwriter previews country music’s biggest night and performs his hit song, “Alright.”
10 months ago
Darius Rucker’s special pre-CMA Awards performance
10 months ago

Preview of CMA Awards special

"Country Strong 2020: Countdown to the CMA Awards" airs tonight on ABC and features a look at how the pandemic has impacted the country music community and how the industry is moving forward.
10 months ago
Preview of CMA Awards special
10 months ago

Luke Bryan talks reflecting on what's 'truly important' amid the COVID-19 pandemic

Luke Bryan discussed spending quality family time with wife Caroline Boyer as well as their sons and nephew.
10 months ago
Luke Bryan talks reflecting on what's 'truly important' amid the COVID-19 pandemic
10 months ago

Country stars share their thoughts on what 'country music in 2020 is' to them

Reba McEntire, Keith Urban, Luke Bryan, Darius Rucker and others reflect on this year for the ABC News special, "Country Strong 2020: Countdown to the CMAs," airing on Nov. 10 at 10 p.m. ET on ABC.
10 months ago
Country stars share their thoughts on what 'country music in 2020 is' to them
10 months ago

Reba McEntire reflects on 2020: From her mother's death to her new relationship

Reba McEntire reflected on her mother Jacqueline's death and her new relationship with boyfriend Rex Linn.
10 months ago
Reba McEntire reflects on her mother's death and her new relationship
1 year ago

Reba McEntire, Darius Rucker preview the 2020 CMAs

The country superstars on what to expect from this year’s awards ceremony.
1 year ago
Reba McEntire, Darius Rucker preview the 2020 CMAs
1 year ago

Reba McEntire returns to host 2020 CMA Awards with Darius Rucker

Reba McEntire returns to host the 2020 CMA Awards with Darius Rucker. The awards show takes place Wed., Nov. 11.
1 year ago
Reba McEntire returns to host 2020 CMA Awards with Darius Rucker
1 year ago

Reba McEntire and Darius Rucker to host CMA Awards

McEntire will serve as host for the fifth time while Rucker will make his debut hosting the CMAs, which will air Nov. 11 on ABC.
1 year ago
Reba McEntire and Darius Rucker to host CMA Awards
1 year ago

CMT Music Awards’ star-studded lineup

Lara Spencer reports the buzziest stories of the day in “GMA” Pop News
1 year ago
CMT Music Awards’ star-studded lineup
1 year ago

Miranda Lambert leads CMA Awards nominations, breaks record previously held by Reba McEntire

Lambert now has a total of 55 nominations, making her the most-nominated female act in the history of the show.
1 year ago
Miranda Lambert breaks record for CMA Awards nominations
2 years ago

Carrie Underwood steps aside as CMA Awards host: 'It's time to pass the hosting torch'

After 12 years as the Country Music Association Awards host, Carrie Underwood announced on Instagram that she will be stepping aside.
2 years ago
Carrie Underwood steps aside as CMA Awards host after 12 years
2 years ago

Thomas Rhett and family make adorable appearance at CMA Awards

Thomas Rhett attended the 53rd Annual Country Music Association Awards with his whole family on Wednesday night in Nashville, Tennessee.
2 years ago
Thomas Rhett and family make adorable appearance at CMA Awards
2 years ago

Women take center stage at the CMA Awards

Reba McEntire, Carrie Underwood and Dolly Parton kicked off country music’s biggest night with a show-stopping medley, and were joined by more than 40 female powerhouses.
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Women take center stage at the CMA Awards
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Biggest female artists in country music open 2019 CMA Awards with powerful performance

Some of the most famous women in country music opened the 2019 CMA Awards with an incredible performance.
2 years ago
Biggest female country artists open 2019 CMA Awards with powerful performance
2 years ago

Backstage moments you didn’t see at the CMA Awards

All the biggest stars at the 53rd Annual CMA Awards.
2 years ago
Backstage moments you didn’t see at the CMA Awards
2 years ago

Kacey Musgraves performs 'Rainbow Connection' with Willie Nelson at 2019 CMA Awards

Kacey Musgraves performed a duet with one of her heroes at the 53rd Annual Country Music Association Awards on Wednesday night.
2 years ago
Kacey Musgraves performs 'Rainbow Connection' with one of her heroes at CMAs
2 years ago

2019 CMA Awards: Complete winners list

Check out the winners of the most prestigious awards at the 53rd Annual Country Music Association Awards.
2 years ago
2019 CMA Awards: Complete winners list
2 years ago

Jennifer Nettles makes powerful statement on gender equality with CMA Awards ensemble

Sugarland singer Jennifer Nettles made a statement at the 53rd Annual Country Music Association Awards in a head-turning ensemble.
2 years ago
Jennifer Nettles makes statement on gender equality with CMA Awards ensemble
2 years ago

CMA Awards 2019: All the details of the jaw-dropping performances

Here's who performed what at the 53rd Annual Country Music Association Awards, which aired live from Nashville Wednesday night on ABC.
2 years ago
CMA Awards 2019: All the details of the jaw-dropping performances
2 years ago

Maren Morris dedicates album of the year win to late record producer in emotional speech

Maren Morris took home the award for album of the year for "Girl" at the 53rd Annual Country Music Association Awards on Wednesday night.
2 years ago
Maren Morris dedicates CMA win to late record producer in emotional speech
2 years ago

At female-centric CMA Awards, Maren Morris wins Album of the Year but Garth is again top Entertainer

The 53rd Annual CMA Awards on ABC celebrated the great female voices of country music -- but the evening's biggest award went to a guy who'd won it six times before.
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Maren Morris wins Album of the Year at female-centric CMA Awards
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Hannah Brown hits CMA Awards with 'DWTS' partner Alan Bersten

Hannah Brown made an entrance on the red carpet at the 53rd Annual Country Music Association Awards on Wednesday night in Nashville, TN.
2 years ago
Hannah Brown hits CMA Awards with 'DWTS' partner Alan Bersten
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Why the CMA Awards with Carrie Underwood, Reba McEntire, Dolly Parton will be epic

Carrie Underwood, along with special guest hosts Reba McEntire and Dolly Parton, will host Wednesday night's CMA Awards on ABC.
2 years ago
Why the CMA Awards with Carrie Underwood, Reba McEntire, Dolly Parton will be epic
2 years ago

Maddie and Tae announce CMA Award winners

Country duo Maddie and Tae announce Kacey Musgraves as winner for the CMA Awards Music Video of the Year and more.
2 years ago
Maddie and Tae announce CMA Award winners
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Carrie Underwood, Dolly Parton and Reba go behind the scenes at the CMAs

Plus, Maddie and Tae, the only female duo nominated for the CMA vocal duo of the year, talk about the award show honoring the legacy of women in country music.
2 years ago
Carrie Underwood, Dolly Parton and Reba go behind the scenes at the CMAs
2 years ago

Country singer Carly Pearce on getting her big break at Dolly Parton’s Dollywood

The “Every Little Thing” singer was 16 when she got a part in a country show at Parton’s amusement park in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, and describes what happened when she met the country music icon.
2 years ago
Country singer Carly Pearce on getting her big break at Dolly Parton’s Dollywood
2 years ago

Luke Bryan, Carrie Underwood and other country music stars on why they look up to Dolly Parton

Country music stars had a lot to say about Dolly Parton, from the inspiration she's given to personal encounters they've had.
2 years ago
Luke Bryan, Carrie Underwood, others on life lessons learned from Dolly Parton
2 years ago

Gearing up for the 2019 CMA Awards

The 53rd annual Country Music Awards will take place on Wednesday night.
2 years ago
Gearing up for the 2019 CMA Awards
2 years ago

Carly Pearce on CMA nod, female-centric show, walking red carpet with new husband

The artist talks about walking the CMA red carpet with her husband for the first time, her award nominations and the show being female-centric.
2 years ago
Carly Pearce on CMA nod, female-centric show, walking red carpet with new husband
2 years ago

Morgan Wallen enjoying being a first-time CMA nominee

The artist talks about his CMA nomination for new artist of the year and his pick for the entertainer of the year award.
2 years ago
Morgan Wallen enjoying being a first-time CMA nominee
2 years ago

Ashley McBryde on CMA new artist of the year nomination

The artist said she's thrilled about being a first-time CMA nominee.
2 years ago
Ashley McBryde on CMA new artist of the year nomination
2 years ago

Leading CMA nominee Maren Morris feels like the belle of the ball this year

The artist talked about her CMA nominations and the baby she’s expecting.
2 years ago
Leading CMA nominee Maren Morris feels like the belle of the ball this year
2 years ago

Little Big Town talk competitive CMA vocal group category

Little Big Town on CMA competition.
2 years ago
Little Big Town talk competitive CMA vocal group category
2 years ago

Luke Bryan ponders CMA entertainer of the year category

Luke Bryan’s not sure who should win entertainer of the year.
2 years ago
Luke Bryan ponders CMA entertainer of the year category
2 years ago

Garth Brooks on CMA entertainer of the year chances

Garth Brooks on CMA nominations, the female-centric show and stadium gig.
2 years ago
Garth Brooks on CMA entertainer of the year chances
2 years ago

CMA nominee Kelsea Ballerini on her chances of winning

Kelsea Ballerini talks about her CMA nomination and performing.
2 years ago
CMA nominee Kelsea Ballerini on her chances of winning
2 years ago

Luke Combs on CMA nods and red carpet fashion

Luke Combs on CMA nominations, his chances and red carpet fashion.
2 years ago
 Luke Combs on CMA nods and red carpet fashion
2 years ago

MelodyVR puts you front and center at Luke Combs' 'GMA' concert

"GMA" will be at Nashville's Wildhorse Saloon with a special performance from country star Luke Combs.
2 years ago
MelodyVR puts you front and center at Luke Combs' 'GMA' concert
2 years ago

Dolly Parton says she still writes songs on cassette tapes, yellow legal pads

During an interview with Robin Roberts at the Dollywood Chasing Rainbows museum, Parton said she has to order her cassette tapes off eBay for her songwriting.
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Dolly Parton says she still writes songs on cassette tapes, yellow legal pads
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Lady Antebellum’s kids looking forward to CMA telecast

Kids of the band Lady Antebellum can’t wait to watch their parents on the CMAs.
2 years ago
Lady Antebellum’s kids looking forward to CMA telecast
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Ryan Hurd says wife Maren Morris has ‘got the itch’ to win more CMAS

Ryan Hurd says his wife Maren Morris is ready to win, and is thrilled about baby boy they’re expecting
2 years ago
Ryan Hurd says wife Maren Morris has ‘got the itch’ to win more CMAS
2 years ago

Chris Janson talks CMAs highlighting women, Kris Kristofferson tribute performance

The country singer talks about the awards show’s focus on women, and his part in a Kris Kristofferson tribute
2 years ago
Chris Janson talks CMAs highlighting women, Kris Kristofferson tribute performance