Nominees for the 53rd annual CMA Awards were revealed Aug. 28, with select categories announced live on ABC’s Good Morning America by Jimmie Allen and Ashley McBryde.

Maren Morris and Dan + Shay are among the year’s most-nominated acts, while Carrie Underwood is nominated for Entertainer of the Year after two years without a woman in that category. 

The CMA awards will be hosted by Carrie Underwood with special guests Dolly Parton and Reba McEntire, and will air live from Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 13 on ABC.

A complete list of 2019 CMA Awards categories is listed in the link below.

2019 CMA Awards Nominees Revealed


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