Carly Pearce & Dan + Shay Lead ASCAP CMA Awards Nominees

September 3, 2020

First-Time CMA Nominee Justin Bieber Receives Three Nominations; Chris Stapleton, Old Dominion and Greg Kurstin Each Earn Two Nominations; Lady A, Dann Huff, Reba McEntire and More Nominees Announced

The nominees for the 54th annual CMA Awards were announced on September 1 on Good Morning America, hosted in part by ASCAP member Carly Pearce.

Nominated for New Artist of the Year, Song of the Year, Musical Event of the Year and Music Video of the Year, Pearce leads the ASCAP CMA nominations alongside her ASCAP peer Dan Smyers of Dan + Shay, who received nods for Single of the Year, Vocal Duo of the Year, Musical Event of the Year and Music Video of the Year. First time ASCAP CMA Awards nominees are Justin Bieber, Sam Ellis, Caylee Hammack, Jonathan Singleton and Tenille Townes.

Honoring 20 ASCAP members and groups with 31 nominations, the 54th Annual CMA Awards live broadcast will take place Wednesday, November 11 at 7:00 PM CST/8:00 PM EST on ABC.

Congrats to all our ASCAP CMA nominees:

Single of the Year

(Award goes to Artist, Producer(s), and Mix Engineer(s))

 

“10,000 Hours”

Artists: Dan + Shay, Justin Bieber

Producer: Dan Smyers

 

“The Bones”

Producer: Greg Kurstin

 

Album of the Year

(Award goes to Artist and Producer(s))

 

Old Dominion - Old Dominion

Producers: Old Dominion

 

Song of the Year

(Award goes to Songwriter(s))

 

“The Bones”

Songwriter: Jimmy Robbins

 

“I Hope You’re Happy Now”

Songwriters: Carly Pearce, Jonathan Singleton

 

“More Hearts Than Mine”

Songwriter: Sam Ellis

 

Male Vocalist of the Year

Chris Stapleton

 

Vocal Group of the Year

Lady A

Midland

Old Dominion

Rascal Flatts

 

Vocal Duo of the Year

Brothers Osborne

Dan + Shay

Maddie & Tae

 

Musical Event of the Year

 

“10,000 Hours”

Artists: Dan + Shay, Justin Bieber

Producer: Dan Smyers

 

“Be a Light”

Artist:  Reba McEntire

Producer: Dann Huff

 

“The Bones”

Producer: Greg Kurstin

 

“Fooled Around and Fell in Love”

Artists: Tenille Townes & Caylee Hammack

 

“I Hope You’re Happy Now”

Artist: Carly Pearce

 

Musician of the Year

Paul Franklin – Steel Guitar

Ilya Toshinskiy – Guitar

 

Music Video of the Year

(Award goes to Artist and Director(s))

 

“10,000 Hours,”

Artists: Dan + Shay, Justin Bieber

 

 

“I Hope You’re Happy Now”

Artist: Carly Pearce

 

 

“Second One to Know”

Artist: Chris Stapleton

 

 

New Artist of the Year

Carly Pearce