Lainey Wilson leads the pack of CMA Awards candidates this year. The Country Music Association has revealed the official nomination
for its 57th Annual CMA Awards, which include Jelly Roll, Luke Combs, and HARDY.
The 2023 Country Music Association Awards, hosted by Luke Bryan and Peyton Manning, will air live on ABC on Wednesday, November 8 at 8 p.m. ET.
Wilson leads this year's nominations with nine, including many top prizes. She is nominated for Entertainer of the Year,
Female Vocalist of the Year, Single of the Year, Song of the Year, and Album of the Year for "Heart Like A Truck,
as well as Album of the Year for Bell Bottom Country. In addition, the Yellowstone star is nominated twice for Musical Event
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of the Year for her duets with Jelly Roll ("Save Me") and HARDY ("wait in the truck.") The latter is nominated for Music Video of the Year as well as Single of the Year.
Jelly Roll is a first-time nominee, having taken the country music world by storm earlier this year with his Whitsitt Chapel album.
Other first-timers include Kane Brown's wife, Katelyn Brown (who is up for Musical Event of the Year with her husband for their debut collaboration,
"Thank God"), and Tracy Chapman, whose 1988 song "Fast Car" rose to prominence after being recorded by Combs
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