CMA Awards 2022: See the complete winners list

CMA Awards 2022: See the complete winners list


Country music’s biggest stars were honored at the 56th annual CMA Awards Wednesday night.

The highly coveted entertainer of the year award went to Luke Combs, who also won the award for album of the year for “Growin’ Up,” his third studio album.

Lainey Wilson, who led this year’s nominations with six nods, took home the awards for new artist of the year and female vocalist of the year. Chris Stapleton won the male vocalist of the year award.

Old Dominion was honored with the vocal group of the year award, while Brothers Osborne took home the vocal duo of the year award.

Ahead of the awards show, the winners of the music video of the year and musical event of the year categories were revealed exclusively on “Good Morning America.”

Cody Johnson was honored with the music video of the year award for “‘Til You Can’t” and Carly Pearce and Ashley McBryde received the award for musical event of the year for “Never Wanted To Be That Girl.”

Johnson also received the award for single of the year for “‘Til You Can’t” during the CMA Awards.

Luke Bryan and Peyton Manning co-hosted the 2022 awards from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville.

Check out the full list of winners below.

Entertainer of the year

  • Luke Combs – WINNER
  • Miranda Lambert
  • Chris Stapleton
  • Carrie Underwood
  • Morgan Wallen

New artist of the year

  • HARDY
  • Walker Hayes
  • Cody Johnson
  • Parker McCollum
  • Lainey Wilson – WINNER
PHOTO: Lainey Wilson accepts the New Artist of the Year award onstage at The 56th Annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 9, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn.

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Lainey Wilson accepts the New Artist of the Year award onstage at The 56th Annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 9, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn.

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

Album of the year

  • “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 (Producers: 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)
PHOTO: Luke Combs accepts the Album of the Year award for "growin'up" onstage at The 56th Annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 9, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn.

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Luke Combs accepts the Album of the Year award for “Growin’ Up” onstage at The 56th Annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 9, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn.

Single of the year

  • “Buy Dirt” — Jordan Davis featuring Luke Bryan (Producer: Paul DiGiovanni, Mix Engineer: Jim Cooley)
  • “half of my hometown” — Kelsea Ballerini (feat. Kenny Chesney) (Producers: Kelsea Ballerini, Ross Copperman, Jimmy Robbins, Mix Engineer: Dan Grech-Marguerat)
  • “Never Wanted To Be That Girl” — Carly Pearce and Ashley McBryde (Producers: Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne, Mix Engineer: Ryan Gore)
  • “‘Til You Can’t” — Cody Johnson (Producer: Trent Willmon, Mix Engineer: Jack Clarke) – WINNER
  • “You Should Probably Leave” — Chris Stapleton (Producers: Dave Cobb, Chris Stapleton, Mix Engineer: Vance Powell)

song of the year

  • “Buy Dirt” – Songwriters: Jacob Davis, Jordan Davis, Josh Jenkins, Matt Jenkins – WINNER
  • “Never Wanted To Be That Girl” – Songwriters: Shane McAnally, Ashley McBryde, Carly Pearce
  • “Sand In My Boots” – Songwriters: Ashley Gorley, Michael Hardy, Josh Osborne
  • “Things A Man Oughta Know” – Songwriters: Jason Nix, Jonathan Singleton, Lainey Wilson
  • “You Should Probably Leave” – ​​Songwriters: Chris DuBois, Ashley Gorley, Chris Stapleton

Vocal duo of the year

  • Brooks & Dunn
  • Brothers Osborne – WINNER
  • Dan + Shay
  • LOCASH
  • Maddie & Tae
PHOTO: Brothers Osborne poses with their award for Vocal Duo of the Year at the 56th Annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena, in Nashville, Tenn., Nov. 9, 2022.

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Brothers Osborne poses with their award for Vocal Duo of the Year at the 56th Annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena, in Nashville, Tenn., Nov. 9, 2022.

Music video of the year

  • “I Bet You Think About Me” (Taylor’s Version) (From The Vault) — Taylor Swift (featuring Chris Stapleton) (Director: Blake Lively)
  • “Longneck Way To Go” — Midland (featuring Jon Pardi) (Director: Harper Smith)
  • “Never Say Never” — Cole Swindell (with Lainey Wilson) (Director: Michael Monaco)
  • “Never Wanted To Be That Girl” — Carly Pearce and Ashley McBryde (Director: Alexa Campbell)
  • “‘Til You Can’t” — Cody Johnson (Director: Dustin Haney) – WINNER

Musical event of the year

  • “Beers On Me” — Dierks Bentley with BRELAND & HARDY (Producers: Dierks Bentley, Ross Copperman)
  • “If I Didn’t Love You” — Jason Aldean & Carrie Underwood (Producer: Michael Knox)
  • “Longneck Way To Go” — Midland (featuring Jon Pardi) (Producers: Dann Huff, Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne)
  • “Never Say Never” — Cole Swindell (with Lainey Wilson) (Producer: Zach Crowell)
  • “Never Wanted To Be That Girl” — Carly Pearce and Ashley McBryde (Producers: Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne) – WINNER

Vocal group of the year

  • Lady A.
  • Little Big Town
  • Midland
  • Old Dominion – WINNER
  • Zac Brown Band

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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