Chesney Earns Five CMA Nominations

posted September 9th, 2015 at 10:55 pm

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by Josh

Nominations were announced on Wednesday for the 49th annual CMA Awards, and Kenny Chesney earned five nominations, including the night’s top prize: Entertainer of the Year.

Here are the categories Kenny is nominated in:

Entertainer of the Year
Garth Brooks
Luke Bryan
Kenny Chesney
Eric Church
Miranda Lambert

Album of the Year
Old Boots, New Dirt, Jason Aldean
Pageant Material, Kacey Musgraves
Pain Killer, Little Big Town
The Big Revival, Kenny Chesney
Traveller, Chris Stapleton

Song of the Year (Awarded to Songwriters)
“American Kids” – Kenny Chesney
“Girl Crush” – Little Big Town
“Like a Cowboy” – Randy Houser
“Like a Wrecking Ball” – Eric Church
“Take Your Time” – Sam Hunt

Single of the Year
“American Kids” – Kenny Chesney
“Girl Crush” – Little Big Town
“I Don’t Dance” – Lee Brice
“Take Your Time” – Sam Hunt
“Talladega” – Eric Church

Musical Event of the Year
“Django and Jimmie” – Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard
“Lonely Tonight” – Blake Shelton feat. Ashley Monroe
“Raise ‘Em Up” – Keith Urban feat. Eric Church
“Smokin’ and Drinkin'” – Miranda Lambert feat. Little Big Town
“Wild Child” – Kenny Chesney with Grace Potter

See the full list of nominees here.

The 49th Annual CMA Awards, hosted by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood, air Nov. 4 on ABC.

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