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CMA Nominees 2022


The nominees for the upcoming 2022 CMA Awards were announced Wednesday. The awards will take place this November.

Entertainer of the Year: Luke Combs, Miranda Lambert, Chris Stapleton, Carrie Underwood, Morgan Wallen

Female Vocalist of the Year: Miranda Lambert, Ashley McBryde, Carly Pearce, Carrie Underwood, Lainey Wilson

Male Vocalist of the Year: Eric Church, Luke Combs, Cody Johnson, Chris Stapleton, Morgan Wallen


Single of the Year
– “Buy Dirt” — Jordan Davis featuring Luke Bryan
– “Half of My Hometown” — Kelsea Ballerini featuring Kenny Chesney
– “Never Wanted to Be That Girl” — Carly Pearce and Ashley McBryde
– “‘Til You Can’t” — Cody Johnson
– “You Should Probably Leave” — Chris Stapleton


Album of the Year
– Growin’ Up — Luke Combs
– Humble Quest — Maren Morris
– Palomino — Miranda Lambert
– Sayin’ What I’m Thinkin’ — Lainey Wilson
– Time, Tequila & Therapy — Old Dominion


Song of the Year
– “Buy Dirt” — songwriters: Jacob Davis, Jordan Davis, Josh Jenkins, Matt Jenkins
– “Never Wanted to Be That Girl” — songwriters: Shane McAnally, Ashley McBryde, Carly Pearce
– “Sand in My Boots” — songwriters: Ashley Gorley, Michael Hardy, Josh Osborne
– “Things a Man Oughta Know” — songwriters: Jason Nix, Jonathan Singleton, Lainey Wilson
– “You Should Probably Leave” — songwriters: Chris DuBois, Ashley Gorley, Chris Stapleton