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51st Annual Country Music Association Awards

November 8, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm


The 51st Annual Country Music Association Awards, commonly known as the 51st CMA Awards, will be held on November 8, 2017 at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville. The ceremony recognises some of the best country music released during the eligibility period (between July 1, 2016 and June 30, 2017). It is the twelfth ceremony to be held at the Arena, the eighteenth to be held in November and the tenth night to be co-hosted by country stars Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood. The ceremony will be directed by Paul Miller.


The nominations for the 51st CMA Awards were announced on 4 September 2017 on Good Morning America by Lauren Alaina, Dustin Lynch and Brothers Osborne. The nominees were lead by Miranda Lambert (5) and followed by Keith Urban and Little Big Town (4).






Category Winner Work Nominees
Entertainer of the Year N/A
Male Vocalist of the Year N/A
Female Vocalist of the Year N/A
Vocal Group of the Year N/A
Vocal Duo of the Year N/A
New Artist of the Year N/A
Musician of the Year N/A
Album of the Year
Single of the Year
Song of the Year
Musical Event of the Year
Video of the Year

Special Recognition Awards

The CMA Special Recognition Award recipients were announced on 4 April 2017

Award Recipient
International Country Broadcaster Award Bob Harris
Jo Walker-Meador International Award Rob Potts
Jeff Walker Global Country Artist Award The Shires
International Artist Achievement Award Carrie Underwood
Wesley Rose International Media Achievement Award Richard Wootton


November 8, 2017
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm


Country Music Association
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Nashville Bridgestone Arena
501 Broadway
Nashville, TN 37203 United States
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