CMA winners 2021: See who takes home awards on country’s biggest night
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Country stars Chris Stapleton and Eric Church will go toe-to-toe with each other at tonight’s Country Music Association Awards, with both vying in the same five categories, including entertainer of the year.
In nominations announced in September, Stapleton has nominations in male vocalist, album of the year, single and song of the year, and could take home additional trophies as producer both on his album and single. Church, who put out a three-part album in April collectively called “Heart & Soul,” also earned five nominations.
They join Miranda Lambert, Carrie Underwood and Luke Combs as entertainer of the year nominees. Lambert, who is also nominated for female vocalist and musical event, was already the most nominated female artist in CMA history and now ties with Brad Paisley for third in overall nominations, the CMA.
See below for a full list of 2021 CMA Awards winners and nominees. The first two winners were announced Wednesday morning on “Good Morning America.” This story will be updated with additional winners after the show gets underway this evening.
The 55th annual CMA Awards will air Wednesday, Nov. 10, live on ABC at 8 p.m. ET/PT. Watch “On The Red Carpet at The CMA Awards” before the show on this ABC station or wherever you stream.