The 56th annual CMA Awards took place Wednesday night, Nov. 9 at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena. This year's show, co-hosted by Luke Bryan and former NFL quarterback Peyton Manning, included a lengthy list of performances and tributes by the genre's biggest talents.

First-time nominee Lainey Wilson snagged the most CMA Awards nominations this year, with six, including New Artist of the Year and Female Vocalist of the Year. Chris Stapleton, Ashley McBryde, Carly Pearce and hit country songwriter Shane McAnally were each up for five awards at tonight's ceremony.

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Luke Combs earned the coveted title of Entertainer of the Year, beating out the stiff competition of Chris Stapleton, Miranda Lambert, Carrie Underwood and Morgan Wallen.

A full list of 2022 CMA Awards winners and nominees is below. The Boot will be staying up late covering the most buzzed-about winners, fashion and moments at the 2022 CMA Awards. Readers can watch along with us by checking back to TheBoot.com for the latest CMAs headlines, liking The Boot on Facebook and following The Boot on Twitter and Instagram.

2022 CMA Awards Nominees and Winners

Entertainer of the Year
Luke Combs -- WINNER
Miranda Lambert
Chris Stapleton
Carrie Underwood
Morgan Wallen

Female Vocalist of the Year
Miranda Lambert
Ashley McBryde
Carly Pearce
Carrie Underwood
Lainey Wilson -- WINNER

Male Vocalist of the Year
Eric Church
Luke Combs
Cody Johnson
Chris Stapleton -- WINNER
Morgan Wallen

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

New Artist of the Year
Hardy
Walker Hayes
Cody Johnson
Parker McCollum
Lainey Wilson -- WINNER

Album of the Year (Awarded to Artist(s), Producer(s) and Engineer(s))
Growin' Up, Luke Combs (Producers: Luke Combs, Chip Matthews, Jonathan Singleton; Mix Engineers: Jim Cooley, Chip Matthews) -- WINNER

Humble Quest, Maren Morris (Producer: Greg Kurstin; Mix Engineer: Serban Ghenea)
Palomino, Miranda Lambert (Producer: Luke Dick, Miranda Lambert, Jon Randall, Mikey Reaves; Mix Engineer: Jason Lehning)
Sayin' What I'm Thinkin', Lainey Wilson (Producer: Jay Joyce; Mix Engineer: F. Reid Shippen)
Time, Tequila & Therapy, Old Dominion (Producers: Shane McAnally, Old Dominion; Mix Engineer: Justin Niebank)

Song of the Year (Awarded to Songwriter(s))
"Buy Dirt," written by Jacob Davis, Jordan Davis, Josh Jenkins and Matt Jenkins -- WINNER

"Never Wanted to Be That Girl," written by Shane McAnally, Ashley McBryde and Carly Pearce
"Sand in My Boots," written by Ashley Gorley, Michael Hardy and Josh Osborne
"Things a Man Oughta Know," written by Jason Nix, Jonathan Singleton and Lainey Wilson
“You Should Probably Leave," written by Chris DuBois, Ashley Gorley and Chris Stapleton

Single of the Year (Awarded to Artist(s), Producer(s) and Mix Engineer(s))
"Buy Dirt," Jordan Davis featuring Luke Bryan
"Half of my Hometown," Kelsea Ballerini (feat. 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

Musical Event of the Year (Awarded to Artists and Producer(s))
"Never Wanted to Be That Girl," Carly Pearce and Ashley McBryde -- WINNER

"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)

Music Video of the Year
“Til' You Can't,” Cody Johnson -- WINNER
“I Bet You Think About Me (Taylor's Version) (From The Vault),” Taylor Swift (featuring Chris Stapleton)
“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

Musician of the Year
Jenee Fleenor, fiddle -- WINNER
Paul Franklin, steel guitar
Brent Mason, guitar
Ilya Toshinskiy, banjo
Derek Wells, guitar

 

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