2022 CMA Awards: The Complete List Of Winners

Country music’s biggest night has arrived!

The 56th CMA Awards aired on Wednesday, November 9 at 8/7c on ABC. Luke Bryan returned to host the ceremony for the second year in a row. He was joined by a new co-host, two-time Super Bowl champion Peyton Manning.

Lainey Wilson earned the most nominations, with a total of six. Five artists earned nods in the coveted Entertainer of the Year category, with those artists being Chris Stapleton, Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert, Morgan Wallen, and 2021’s winner Luke Combs.

The awards for Music Video of the Year and Musical Event of the Year were announced early on GMA. Those awards went to Cody Johnson‘s “‘Til You Can’t” and Carly Pearce and Ashley McBryde‘s “Never Wanted to Be That Girl.”

Keep reading to view the full list of nominees and winners. This list will be updated throughout the ceremony as new winners are announced, so keep checking back for the most up-to-date information!

MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR

  • Jenee Fleenor – Fiddle **WINNER**
  • Paul Franklin – Steel Guitar
  • Brent Mason – Guitar
  • Ilya Toshinsky – Guitar
  • Derek Wells – Guitar

MUSICAL EVENT OF THE YEAR

(Award given to artists and producers)

  • Beers On Me” – Dierks Bentley (with BRELAND and HARDY)
  • “If I Didn’t Love You” – Jason Aldean and Carrie Underwood
  • “Longneck Way to Go” – Midland (featuring Jon Pardi)
  • “Never Say Never”  – Cole Swindell (with Lainey Wilson)
  • “Never Wanted to Be That Girl” – Carly Pearce and Ashley McBryde **WINNER**

MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR

(Award given to artists and video directors)

  • “I Bet You Think About Me (Taylor’s Version) (From The Vault)” – Taylor Swift
  • “Longneck Way to Go” – Midland (featuring Jon Pardi)
  • “Never Say Never”  – Cole Swindell (with Lainey Wilson)
  • “Never Wanted to Be That Girl” – Carly Pearce and Ashley McBryde
  • “Til’ You Can’t” – Cody Johnson **WINNER**

SINGLE OF THE YEAR

(Award given to artists, producers, and mix engineers)

  • “Buy Dirt” – Jordan Davis (featuring Luke Bryan)
  • “half of my hometown” – Kelsea Ballerini (featuring Kenny Chesney)
  • “Never Wanted to Be That Girl” – Carly Pearce and Ashley McBryde
  • “Til’ You Can’t” – Cody Johnson **WINNER**
  • “You Should Probably Leave” – Chris Stapleton

SONG OF THE YEAR

(Award given to songwriters)

  • “Buy Dirt” – Jacob Davis, Jordan Davis, Josh Jenkins, and Matt Jenkins (Recorded by Jordan Davis featuring Luke Bryan) **WINNER**
  • “Never Wanted to Be That Girl” – Shane McAnally, Ashley McBryde, and Carly Pearce (Recorded by Carly Pearce and Ashley McBryde)
  • “Sand in My Boots” – Ashley Gorley, Michael Hardy, and Josh Osborne (Recorded by Morgan Wallen)
  • “Things A Man Oughta Know” – Jason Nix, Jonathan Singleton, and Lainey Wilson (Recorded by Lainey Wilson)
  • “You Should Probably Leave” – Chris DuBois, Ashley Gorley, and Chris Stapleton (Recorded by Chris Stapleton)

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

(Award given to artists and producers)

  • Growin’ Up by Luke Combs **WINNER**
  • Humble Quest by Maren Morris
  • Palomino by Miranda Lambert
  • Sayin’ What I’m Thinkin’ by Lainey Wilson
  • Time, Tequila & Therapy by Old Dominion

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR

  • HARDY
  • Walker Hayes
  • Cody Johnson
  • Parker McCollum
  • Lainey Wilson **WINNER**

VOCAL GROUP OF THE YEAR

  • Lady A
  • Little Big Town
  • Midland
  • Old Dominion **WINNER**
  • Zac Brown Band

VOCAL DUO OF THE YEAR

  • Brooks & Dunn
  • Brothers Osborne **WINNER**
  • Dan + Shay
  • LOCASH
  • Maddie & Tae

MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

  • Eric Church
  • Luke Combs
  • Cody Johnson
  • Chris Stapleton **WINNER**
  • Morgan Wallen

FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

  • Miranda Lambert
  • Ashley McBryde
  • Carly Pearce
  • Carrie Underwood
  • Lainey Wilson **WINNER**

ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR

  • Luke Combs
  • Miranda Lambert
  • Chris Stapleton
  • Carrie Underwood
  • Morgan Wallen

Congratulations to all of the winners and nominees!