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Here is a list of nominees for the 2020 CMA Awards, which air tonight (11/11). We’ll update the list throughout the night by writing WINNER next to the winner’s name.

Entertainer of the Year

Eric Church WINNER 
Luke Combs
Miranda Lambert
Carrie Underwood
Keith Urban

Single of the Year

“10,000 Hours,” Dan + Shay (with Justin Bieber); Dan Smyers, producer
“Beer Never Broke My Heart,” Luke Combs; Scott Moffatt, producer
“Bluebird,” Miranda Lambert; Jay Joyce, producer
“The Bones,” Maren Morris; Greg Kurstin, producer WINNER
“I Hope,” Gabby Barrett; Ross Cooperman, Zach Kale, producers

Album of the Year

Heartache Medication, Jon Pardi; Bart Butler, Ryan Gore, Jon Pardi, producers
Never Will, Ashley McBryde; Jay Joyce, John Peets, producers
Old Dominion, Old Dominion; Shane McAnally, Old Dominion, producers
What You See Is What You Get, Luke Combs; Scott Moffatt, producers WINNER
Wildcard, Miranda Lambert; Jay Joyce, producer

Song of the Year

“Bluebird” (Luke Dick, Natalie Hemby, Miranda Lambert)
“The Bones” (Maren Morris, Jimmy Robbins, Laura Veltz) – WINNER 
“Even Though I’m Leaving” (Luke Combs, Wyatt B. Durrette III, Ray Fulcher)
“I Hope You’re Happy Now” (Luke Combs, Randy Montana, Carly Pearce, Jonathan Singleton)
“More Hearts Than Mine” (Ingrid Andress, Sam Ellis, Derrick Southerland)

Female Vocalist of the Year

Miranda Lambert
Ashley McBryde
Maren Morris – WINNER 
Kacey Musgraves
Carrie Underwood

Male Vocalist of the Year

Eric Church
Luke Combs -WINNER
Thomas Rhett
Chris Stapleton
Keith Urban

Vocal Group of the Year

Lady A
Little Big Town
Midland
Old Dominion -WINNER
Rascal Flatts

Vocal Duo of the Year

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

Musical Event of the Year

“10,000 Hours,” Dan + Shay (with Justin Bieber); Dan Smyers, producer
“Be a Light,” Thomas Rhett featuring Reba McEntire, Hillary Scott, Chris Tomlin, Keith Urban; Dann Huff, producer
“The Bones,” Maren Morris with Hozier; Greg Kurstin, producer
“Fooled Around and Fell in Love,” Miranda Lambert (feat. Maren Morris, Elle King, Ashley McBryde, Tenille Townes & Caylee Hammack); Jay Joyce, producer
“I Hope You’re Happy Now,” Carly Pearce and Lee Brice; busbee, producer -WINNER

Musician of the Year

Jenee Fleenor, fiddle – WINNER
Paul Franklin, steel guitar
Rob McNelley, guitar
Ilya Toshinskiy, guitar
Derek Wells, guitar

Music Video of the Year

“10,000 Hours,” Dan + Shay (with Justin Bieber); Patrick Tracy, director
“Bluebird,” Miranda Lambert; Trey Fanjoy, director – WINNER
“Homemade,” Jake Owen; Justin Clough, director
“I Hope You’re Happy Now,” Carly Pearce and Lee Brice; Sam Siske, director
“Second One to Know,” Chris Stapleton; David Coleman, director

New Artist of the Year

Jimmie Allen
Ingrid Andress
Gabby Barrett
Carly Pearce
Morgan Wallen – WINNER