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2019
SHOW DETAILS
Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, TN - ABC Network
HOSTS
Carrie Underwood, Reba McEntire, Dolly Partion
Album of the Year
GIRL – Maren Morris
NOMINEES
Center Point Road – Thomas Rhett
Cry Pretty – Carrie Underwood
Dan + Shay – Dan + Shay
Desperate Man – Eric Church
Entertainer of the Year
Garth Brooks
NOMINEES
Carrie Underwood
Chris Stapleton
Eric Church
Keith Urban
Female Vocalist of the Year
Kacey Musgraves
NOMINEES
Carrie Underwood
Kelsea Ballerini
Maren Morris
Miranda Lambert
Male Vocalist of the Year
Luke Combs
NOMINEES
Chris Stapleton
Dierks Bentley
Keith Urban
Thomas Rhett
Music Video of the Year
Kacey Musgraves
NOMINEES
Blake Shelton
Dierks Bentley Feat. Brothers Osborne
Eric Church
Maren Morris
Musical Event of the Year
Lil Nas X feat. Billy Ray Cyrus
NOMINEES
Brantley Gilbert & Lindsay Ell
Brooks & Dunn (with Luke Combs)
Garth Brooks & Blake Shelton
Maren Morris (feat. Brothers Osborne)
Musician of the Year
Jenee Fleenor
NOMINEES
Derek Wells
Ilya Toshinskiy
Mac McAnally
Paul Franklin
New Artist of the Year
Ashley McBryde
NOMINEES
Carly Pearce
Cody Johnson
Midland
Morgan Wallen
Single of the Year
Blake Shelton
NOMINEES
Chris Stapleton
Dan + Shay
Dierks Bentley Feat. Brothers Osborne
Maren Morris
Song of the Year
Luke Combs, Wyatt B. Durrette III, Robert Williford
NOMINEES
Dan Smyers, Nicolle Galyon, Jordan Reynolds
Devin Dawson, Jordan Schmidt, Michael Hardy
Maren Morris, Sarah Aarons, Greg Kurstin
Natalie Hemby, Shane McAnally, Kacey Musgraves
Vocal Duo of the Year
Dan + Shay
NOMINEES
Brooks & Dunn
Brothers Osborne
Florida Georgia Line
Maddie & Tae
Vocal Group of the Year
Old Dominion
NOMINEES
Lady Antebellum
Little Big Town
Midland
Zac Brown Band