It’s that time of year again when we gather to celebrate the best stars in country music at the Country Music Association’s (CMA) awards ceremony. This year marks the 57th annual CMA Awards, promising an evening filled with live performances and moments for both artists and rising talents. Attendees have been blown away by the incredible lineup of performers, including Jelly Roll, HARDY, Morgan Wallen, Post Malone, Old Dominion, Megan Moroney, Carly Pearce, Chris Stapleton, Lainey Wilson, and many more.
The CMA awards took place on Wednesday, November 8th, at 8 p.m. EST.
Viewers tuned in to the awards on ABC and local ABC stations, as well as via international broadcasts. If you prefer Awardsing, ABC Instant Access offers multiple online streaming options for the CMA awards. And if you miss the live show, don’t worry! You can catch the awards the next day on Hulu. Luke Bryan and Peyton Manning returned as co-hosts for this year’s CMA Awards. Luke Bryan, a country superstar who has taken home the coveted “Entertainer of the Year” award multiple times, graced the stage alongside Peyton Manning, the legendary National Football League Hall of Fame quarterback.
Curious about the nominees? Lainey Wilson is the talk of the town this year, earning an impressive nine nominations. She joins the ranks of country legends like Merle Haggard, Alan Jackson, and Miranda Lambert, who have also received nine nominations in the past. Jelly Roll, Luke Combs, and HARDY are not far behind, each with five and four nominations, respectively. Artists including Jordan Davis, Ashley McBryde, Chris Stapleton, and Morgan Wallen have also secured multiple nominations.
See the full list of 2023 CMA winners below:
ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR
SINGLE OF THE YEAR
“Fast Car” – Luke Combs; Producers: Luke Combs, Chip Matthews, Jonathan Singleton; Mix Engineer: Chip Matthews
“Heart Like A Truck” – Lainey Wilson; Producer: Jay Joyce; Mix Engineers: Jason Hall, Jay Joyce
“Need A Favor” – Jelly Roll; Producer: Austin Nivarel; Mix Engineer: Jeff Braun
“Next Thing You Know” – Jordan Davis; Producer: Paul DiGiovanni; Mix Engineer: Jim Cooley
“wait in the truck” – HARDY featuring Lainey Wilson; Producers: HARDY, Joey Moi, Jordan Schmidt, Derek Wells; Mix Engineer: Joey Moi
ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Ashley McBryde Presents: Lindeville – Ashley McBryde; Producers: John Osborne, John Peets; Mix Engineers: Gena Johnson, John Osborne
Bell Bottom Country – Lainey Wilson; Producer: Jay Joyce; Mix Engineers: Jason Hall, Jay Joyce
Gettin’ Old – Luke Combs; Producers: Luke Combs, Chip Matthews, Jonathan Singleton; Mix Engineers: Michael H. Brauer, Jim Cooley, Chip Matthews
One Thing At A Time – Morgan Wallen; Producers: Jacob Durrett, Charlie Handsome, Joey Moi, Cameron Montgomery; Mix Engineers: Josh Ditty, Joey Moi, Eivind Nordland
Rolling Up the Welcome Mat – Kelsea Ballerini; Producers: Kelsea Ballerini, Alysa Vanderheym; Mix Engineers: Dan Grech-Marguerat, Alysa Vanderheym
SONG OF THE YEAR
“Fast Car” – Luke Combs; Songwriter: Tracy Chapman
“Heart Like A Truck” – Lainey Wilson; Songwriters: Trannie Anderson, Dallas Wilson, Lainey Wilson
“Next Thing You Know” – Jordan Davis; Songwriters: Jordan Davis, Greylan James, Chase McGill, Josh Osborne
“Tennessee Orange” – Megan Moroney; Songwriters: David Fanning, Paul Jenkins, Megan Moroney, Ben Williams
“wait in the truck” – HARDY featuring Lainey Wilson; Songwriters: Renee Blair, Michael Hardy, Hunter Phelps, Jordan Schmidt
FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
VOCAL GROUP OF THE YEAR
Little Big Town
Zac Brown Band
VOCAL DUO OF THE YEAR
Brooks & Dunn
Dan + Shay
Maddie & Tae
The War And Treaty
MUSICAL EVENT OF THE YEAR
“Save Me” – Jelly Roll featuring Lainey Wilson; Producers: Zach Crowell, David Ray Stevens
“She Had Me At Heads Carolina (Remix)” – Cole Swindell & Jo Dee Messina; Producer: Zach Crowell
“Thank God” – Kane Brown featuring Katelyn Brown; Producer: Dann Huff
“wait in the truck” – HARDY featuring Lainey Wilson; Producers: HARDY, Joey Moi, Jordan Schmidt, Derek Wells
“We Don’t Fight Anymore” – Carly Pearce featuring Chris Stapleton; Producers: Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne, Carly Pearce
MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR
MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR
“Light On In The Kitchen” – Ashley McBryde; Director: Reid Long
“Memory Lane” – Old Dominion; Directors: Mason Allen, Nicki Fletcher
“Need a Favor – Jelly Roll; Director: Patrick Tohill
“Next Thing You Know” – Jordan Davis; Director: Running Bear
“wait in the truck” – HARDY featuring Lainey Wilson; Director: Justin Clough
NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR
When and where are the 2023 CMA Awards?
The 2023 CMA Awards, held on Wednesday, November 8th, at 8 p.m. EST, live from Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena. You can tune in to ABC or local ABC stations to catch the awards, and international broadcasts will also be available.
Can I stream the CMA Awards online?
Yes, you can! ABC Instant Access offers multiple streaming options for the CMA Awards. If you miss the live show, you can also watch the awards the next day on Hulu.
Who will be hosting the CMA Awards?
Luke Bryan and Peyton Manning returned as co-hosts for the 2023 CMA Awards. Luke Bryan, a country superstar, will team up with the legendary quarterback Peyton Manning.
Who are some of the performers at the CMA Awards?
The CMA Awards will feature an incredible lineup of performers, including Jelly Roll, HARDY, Morgan Wallen, Post Malone, Old Dominion, Megan Moroney, Carly Pearce, Chris Stapleton, Lainey Wilson, and many more. Get ready for an unforgettable night of country music excellence!
Which artist received the most nominations for the CMA Awards?
Lainey Wilson leads the pack with an astounding nine nominations for the 2023 CMA Awards. Her talent and artistry have made her one of the most talked-about artists of the year.
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