Final Nominees For The CMA Awards To Be Announced 9/7

The final nominees for “The 56th Annual CMA Awards” will be revealed Wednesday, Sept. 7 at 7:00 AM/CT. The complete list will also be posted here on Voting for the Second Ballot closes Tuesday, Aug. 16 at 6:00 PM/CT.

Winners of “The 56th Annual CMA Awards” will be determined in a Final Round of voting by eligible voting CMA members. The third and Final Ballot will be emailed to CMA members Monday, Oct. 3. Voting for the CMA Awards Final Ballot ends Friday, Oct. 28 (6:00 PM/CT).

Finalists for the 2022 CMA Broadcast Awards will also be revealed Wednesday, Sept. 7, with winners announced in October.

Two-time CMA Entertainer of the Year Luke Bryan and NFL superstar Peyton Manning will host “The 56th Annual CMA Awards.” Performers and presenters will be announced in the coming weeks. The program will air live Wednesday, Nov. 9 on ABC.

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