Predictions of Who Will Win At The CMA Awards

Predictions of Who Will Win At The CMA Awards 

Posted: 6:06 am Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

By MelissaOnK923

Ahead of the 2017 Country Music Awards on Wednesday, the AP has explored who will–and who won’t–win the biggest awards. Thoughts?

Here are the predictions:


Entertainer of the Year

Garth Brooks Performs In Rosemont Illinois

  • Will win: Garth Brooks
  • Won’t win: Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Chris Stapleton, Keith Urban. While Miranda Lambert isn’t nominated this year, she should be.


Album of the Year

Miranda Lambert performing on the Roadside Bars and Pink Guitars Tour at The Von Braun Center Arena in Huntsville, Alabama on October 8th 2015 Photo by Marc Nader

  • Will win: The Weight of These Wings by Miranda Lambert
  • Won’t win: From a Room: Volume 1 by Chris Stapleton; Heart Break by Lady Antebellum; The Nashville Sound by Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit; The Breaker by Little Big Town.


Single of the Year

sam hunt.jpg

  • Will win: Sam Hunt’s “Body Like a Back Road” or Little Big Town’s “Better Man”
  • Won’t win: “Blue Ain’t Your Color” by Keith Urban; “Dirt On My Boots” by Jon Pardi; “Tin Man” by Miranda Lambert


Male Vocalist of the Year


  • Will win: Chris Stapleton or Keith Urban
  • Won’t win: Eric Church; Thomas Rhett, Dierks Bentley


Female Vocalist of the Year


  • Will win: Miranda Lambert
  • Won’t win: Reba McEntire, Maren Morris, Carrie Underwood, Kelsea Ballerini