The 2019 Country Music Awards, the 54th, will be hosted by Carrie Underwood. It’s taking place in Nashville, Tennessee on November 13th. The nominations have just been released, and as expected, Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road” is up for an award, even though Billboard removed it from the country charts awhile back. Check ‘em out below!

ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR

  • Garth Brooks
  • Eric Church
  • Chris Stapleton
  • Carrie Underwood
  • Keith Urban

SINGLE OF THE YEAR

  • “Burning Man” — Dierks Bentley f/ Brothers Osborne
  • “GIRL” — Maren Morris
  • “God’s Country” — Blake Shelton
  • “Millionaire” — Chris Stapleton
  • “Speechless” — Dan + Shay

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

  • “Center Point Road” — Thomas Rhett
  • “Cry Pretty” — Carrie Underwood
  • “Dan + Shay” — Dan + Shay
  •  “Desperate Man” — Eric Church
  •  “GIRL” — Maren Morris

SONG OF THE YEAR

  • “Beautiful Crazy”  Songwriters: Luke Combs, Wyatt B. Durrette III, Robert Williford
  • “GIRL”  Songwriters: Maren Morris, Sarah Aarons, Greg Kurstin
  • “God’s Country”  Songwriters: Devin Dawson, Jordan Schmidt, Michael Hardy
  • “Rainbow”  Songwriters: Natalie Hemby, Shane McAnally, Kacey Musgraves
  • “Tequila”  Songwriters: Dan Smyers, Nicolle Galyon, Jordan Reynolds

FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

  • Kelsea Ballerini
  • Miranda Lambert
  • Maren Morris
  • Kacey Musgraves
  • Carrie Underwood

MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

  • Dierks Bentley
  • Luke Combs
  • Thomas Rhett
  • Chris Stapleton
  • Keith Urban

VOCAL GROUP OF THE YEAR

  • Lady Antebellum
  • Little Big Town
  • Midland
  • Old Dominion
  • Zac Brown Band

VOCAL DUO OF THE YEAR

  • Brooks & Dunn
  • Brothers Osborne
  • Dan + Shay
  • Florida Georgia Line
  • Maddie & Tae

MUSICAL EVENT OF THE YEAR

  • “All My Favorite People” — Maren Morris f/ Brothers Osborne
  • “Brand New Man” — Brooks & Dunn w/Luke Combs
  •  “Dive Bar” — Garth Brooks & Blake Shelton
  •  “Old Town Road (Remix)” — Lil Nas X feat. Billy Ray Cyrus
  •  “What Happens In A Small Town” — Brantley Gilbert & Lindsay Ell

MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR

  • Jenee Fleenor, Fiddle
  • Paul Franklin, Steel Guitar
  • Mac McAnally, Guitar
  • Ilya Toshinsky, Banjo/Guitar
  • Derek Wells, Guitar

MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR

  • “Burning Man” — Dierks Bentley f/ Brothers Osborne
  •  “GIRL” — Maren Morris
  •  “God’s Country” — Blake Shelton
  •  “Rainbow” — Kacey Musgraves
  •  “Some Of It” — Eric Church

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR

  • Cody Johnson
  • Ashley McBryde
  • Midland
  • Carly Pearce
  • Morgan Wallen
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