2014 CMA Awards Nominees

Entertainer of the Year

  • Luke Bryan
  • Blake Shelton
  • Miranda Lambert
  • George Strait
  • Keith Urban

Female Vocalist of the Year

  • Miranda Lambert
  • Martina McBride
  • Kacey Musgraves
  • Taylor Swift
  • Carrie Underwood

Male Vocalist of the Year

  • Dierks Bentley
  • Luke Bryan
  • Eric Church
  • Blake Shelton
  • Keith Urban

New Artist of the Year

  • Brandy Clark
  • Brett Eldredge
  • Kip Moore
  • Thomas Rhett
  • Cole Swindell

Vocal Duo of the Year

  • Dan + Shay
  • Florida Georgia Line
  • Love and Theft
  • The Swon Brothers
  • Thompson Square

Vocal Group of the Year

  • Eli Young Band
  • Lady Antebellum
  • Little Big Town
  • The Band Perry
  • Zac Brown Band

Musician of the Year

  • Sam Bush
  • Jerry Douglas
  • Paul Franklin
  • Dann Huff
  • Mac McAnally

Song of the Year (award to songwriters)

  • “Automatic” Miranda Lambert, written by Nicolle Galyon, Natalie Hemby and Miranda Lambert
  • “Follow Your Arrow” Kacey Musgraves, written by Brandy Clark, Shane McAnally and Kacey Musgraves
  • “Give Me Back My Hometown” Eric Church, written by Eric Church and Luke Laird
  • “I Don’t Dance” Lee Brice, written by Lee Brice, Rob Hatch and Dallas Davidson
  • “I Hold On” Dierks Bentley, written by Brett James, Dierks Bentley

Single of the Year (award to artist and producer)

  • “Automatic” Miranda Lambert, produced by Frank Liddell and Glenn Worf
  • “Drunk on a Plane” Dierks Bentley, produced by Ross Copperman
  • “Give Me Back My Hometown” Eric Church, produced by Jay Joyce
  • “Meanwhile Back at Mama’s” Tim McGraw featuring Faith Hill, produced by Byron Gallimore and Tim McGraw
  • “Mine Would Be You” Blake Shelton, produced by Scott Hendricks

Album of the Year(award to artist and producer)

  • Crash My Party, Luke Bryan, produced by Jeff Stevens
  • Fuse, Keith Urban, produced by Benny Blanco, Nathan Chapman, Ross Copperman, Zach Crowell, Mike Elizondo, Dann Huff, Jay Joyce, Stargate, Keith Urban and Butch Walker
  • Platinum, Miranda Lambert, produced by Frank Liddell, Chuck Ainlay and Glenn Worf
  • Riser, Dierks Bentley, produced by Ross Copperman and Arturo Buenahora Jr.
  • The Outsiders, Eric Church, produced by Jay Joyce

Music Video (award to artist and director)

  • “Automatic” Miranda Lambert, directed by Trey Fanjoy
  • “Bartender” Lady Antebellum, directed by Shane Drake
  • “Drunk on a Plane” Dierks Bentley, directed by Wes Edwards
  • “Follow Your Arrow” Kacey Musgraves, directed by Honey and Kacey Musgraves
  • “Somethin’ Bad” MIranda Lambert with Carrie Underwood, directed by Trey Fanjoy

Musical Event

  • “Bakersfield” Vince Gill and Paul Franklin
  • “Meanwhile Back at Mama’s” Tim McGraw featuring Faith Hill
  • “Somethin’ Bad” Miranda Lambert with Carrie Underwood
  • “We Were Us” Keith Urban with Miranda Lambert
  • “You Can’t Make Old Friends” Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton