Morgan Wallen Fans Aren’t Happy After He Walked Away Empty Handed At The CMA Awards Despite Three Nominations

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Got some upset fans tonight…

Morgan Wallen was nominated for three awards at the 57th Annual CMA Awards, including Entertainer of the Year alongside Luke Combs, Chris Stapleton, Carrie Underwood and Lainey Wilson.

Of course Morgan has had one of the biggest tours in country music the past couple years, and recently announced his 2024 One Night At A Time stadium tour (where he’ll be playing two nights on each stop).

Morgan was banned from the CMA Awards back in 2021 after a video was released showing the country star using a racial slur, though he was still eligible in certain categories that weren’t solely for the artist.

But last year, he was welcomed back and nominated for both Entertainer of the Year and Male Vocalist of the Year.

This year, Morgan was again nominated for both Male Vocalist of the Year and Entertainer of the Year, and also Album of the Year for his most recent project, One Thing At a Time. And he also performed twice, once during a surprise appearance by Eric Church for their duet “Man Made a Bar,” and again with Post Malone and HARDY for a tribute to Joe Diffie with “Pickup Man” and “John Deere Green,” the first two singles from the just-announced Hixtape Vol. 3: Difftape.

But once again, Morgan Wallen walked away from the CMA Awards empty handed after Lainey Wilson took home the night’s top prize for Entertainer of the Year, while Chris Stapleton won Male Vocalist of the Year and Lainey Wilson also won Album of the Year for Bell Bottom Country.

And Morgan’s fans weren’t happy with their guy being left out of the winner’s circle:

I’ll be honest, I thought Entertainer of the Year was going to be between Morgan and Luke Combs. Both have multiple #1 hits this year, and have sold out stadiums on their current tours. There’s no denying that Lainey Wilson is a superstar, but she’s also opening up for another one of the nominees…

Either way, it’s hard to be upset about Lainey winning – but Morgan Wallen fans are definitely not happy.

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