Country Music #CMchat Community’s #CMAawards Prediction Results

With the coveted CMA Awards taking place in Nashville earlier this week, Country Music #CMchat challenged all of you to whip out those crystal balls, polish them off, and share with us who you thought would take home trophies during the 48th annual awards extravaganza.

So, how did you all do? Not too badly! Having logged thousands of votes in our poll, the community either guessed the winners correctly or came up just a little bit short, typically voting for the ultimate CMA Awards winner as a runner-up in this poll.

Here are category by category comparisons of your predictions versus the actual 48th Annual CMA Awards winners:

Entertainer of the Year
Luke Bryan – WINNER (#CMchat WINNER – 43%)
Miranda Lambert
Blake Shelton
George Strait
Keith Urban

Female Vocalist of the Year
Miranda Lambert – WINNER (#CMchat WINNER – 59%)
Martina McBride
Kacey Musgraves
Taylor Swift
Carrie Underwood

Male Vocalist of the Year 
Dierks Bentley
Luke Bryan
Eric Church
Blake Shelton – WINNER (#CMchat WINNER – 47%)
Keith Urban

Album of the Year
Crash My Party, Luke Bryan (#CMchat WINNER – 45%)
Fuse, Keith Urban
Platinum, Miranda Lambert – WINNER
Riser, Dierks Bentley
The Outsiders, Eric Church

Vocal Group of the Year
Eli Young Band
Lady Antebellum
Little Big Town – WINNER (#CMchat WINNER – 45%)
The Band Perry
Zac Brown Band

New Artist of the Year
Brandy Clark
Brett Eldredge – WINNER
Kip Moore
Thomas Rhett
Cole Swindell (#CMchat WINNER – 29%)

Vocal Duo of the Year
Dan + Shay
Florida Georgia Line – WINNER
Love and Theft
The Swon Brothers (#CMchat WINNER – 56%)
Thompson Square

Single of the Year
“Automatic,” Miranda Lambert – WINNER
“Drunk on a Plane,” Dierks Bentley
“Give Me Back My Hometown,” Eric Church
“Meanwhile Back at Mama’s,” Tim McGraw featuring Faith Hill
“Mine Would Be You,” Blake Shelton (#CMchat WINNER – 43%)

Song of the Year
“Automatic,” written by Nicolle Galyon, Natalie Hemby and Miranda Lambert (#CMchat WINNER – 52%)
“Follow Your Arrow,” written by Kacey Musgraves, Brandy Clark and Shane McAnally – WINNER
“Give Me Back My Hometown,” written by Eric Church and Luke Laird
“I Don’t Dance,” written by Lee Brice, Rob Hatch, and Dallas Davidson
“I Hold On,” written by Brett James and Dierks Bentley

Musical Event of the Year
“Bakersfield,” Vince Gill and Paul Franklin
“Meanwhile Back at Mama’s,” Tim McGraw and Faith Hill
“Something Bad,” Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood (#CMchat WINNER – 50%)
“We Were Us,” Keith Urban and Miranda Lambert – WINNER
“You Can’t Make Old Friends,” Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton

Music Video of the Year
“Automatic,” Miranda Lambert
“Bartender,” Lady Antebellum
“Drunk on a Plane,” Dierks Bentley – WINNER
“Follow Your Arrow,” Kacey Musgraves
“Something Bad,” Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood (#CMchat WINNER – 45%)

Musician of the Year
Sam Bush
Jerry Douglas
Paul Franklin
Dann Huff
Mac McAnally – WINNER (#CMchat WINNER – 50%)

Great work, Country Music #CMchat community! We hope you all enjoyed this year’s awards! Let us know what you think of the results by leaving us a comment here or tweeting to us @CMchatLIVE.

Jen Swirsky

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Author: Country Cadre

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