Eric Church Snags Early “Entertainer Of The Year” & “Album Of The Year” CMA Nominations

So far, so good…

As of right now, only 4 categories for the 2019 CMA Awards have been announced, but Eric Church has snagged two nominations in major categories. His critically-acclaimed album, Desperate Man, was nominated for Album of the Year and he was also nominated for the night’s top honor, the highly-coveted Entertainer of the Year.

Carrie Underwood was also nominated in the EOTY category, the first woman since Carrie herself in 2016, and we have Cody Johnson  Morgan Wallen earning nods for New Artist of the Year. Of course, Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus’ “Old Town Road” was nominated for Musical Event.

Stay tuned, the remaining nominations will be announced shortly.

Entertainer of the Year
Garth Brooks
Eric Church
Chris Stapleton
Carrie Underwood
Keith Urban

New Artist of the Year

Cody Johnson
Ashley McBryde
Midland
Carly Pearce
Morgan Wallen

Album Of The Year
Center Point Road – Thomas Rhett
Cry Pretty – Carrie Underwood
Dan + Shay –  Dan + Shay
Desperate Man – Eric Church
Girl – Maren Morris

Musical Event of the Year
“All My Favorite People” – Maren Morris & Brothers Osborne
“Brand New Man” – Brooks & Dunn & Luke Combs
“Dive Bar” – Garth Brooks & Blake Shelton
“Old Town Road (Remix)” – Lil Nas X ft. Billy Ray Cyrus
“What Happens In A Small Town” – Brantley Gilbert & Lindsay Ell

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