Wednesday, September 10, 2008

CMA 2008 Nominees

The nominees have been announced, below are all of them, along with my predictions....

Entertainer of the Year
Kenny Chesney
Brad Paisley
George Strait
Sugarland
Keith Urban

Prediction: Kenny Chesney

Female Vocalist of the Year
Alison Krauss
Miranda Lambert
Martina McBride
Taylor Swift
Carrie Underwood

Prediction: Would love to see Miranda or Taylor win, but believe it will be Carrie.

Male Vocalist of the Year
Kenny Chesney
Alan Jackson
Brad Paisley
George Strait
Keith Urban

Prediction: Brad Paisley

New Artist of the Year
Jason Aldean
Rodney Atkins
Lady Antebellum
James Otto
Kellie Pickler

Prediction: Lady Antebellum (with James Otto as the black horse).

Vocal Group of the Year
Eagles
Emerson Drive
Lady Antebellum
Little Big Town
Rascal Flatts

Prediction: Rascal Flatts

Vocal Duo of the Year
Big & Rich
Brooks & Dunn
Montgomery Gentry
Sugarland
The Wreckers

Prediction: Sugarland

Single of the Year
(Award goes to Artist and Producer)

"Don’t Blink"
Kenny Chesney
"Gunpowder & Lead"
Miranda Lambert
"I Saw God Today"
George Strait
"Stay"
Sugarland
"You’re Gonna Miss This"
Trace Adkins

Prediction: I love all these songs, think it will be "I Saw God Today"



Album of the Year
(Award goes to Artist and Producer)

-Carnival Ride
Carrie Underwood
-Cowboy Town
Brooks & Dunn
-Good Time
Alan Jackson
-Just Who I Am: Poets & Pirates
Kenny Chesney
-Troubadour
George Strait

Prediction: Alan Jackson

Song of the Year
(Award goes to Songwriter and Primary Publisher)

“Good Time”
Alan Jackson
“I Saw God Today”
Rodney Clawson/Monty Criswell/Wade Kirby
“Letter To Me”
Brad Paisley
“Stay”
Jennifer Nettles
“You’re Gonna Miss This”
Ashley Gorley/Lee Thomas Miller

Prediction: Would love to be able to say that "Stay" is going to win, but think it will be "Your'e Gonna Miss This"

Musical Event of the Year
(Award to each Artist)

Josh Turner featuring Trisha Yearwood
“Another Try”
Reba McEntire and Kenny Chesney
“Every Other Weekend”
Robert Plant and Alison Krauss
“Gone, Gone, Gone”
Sugarland featuring Little Big Town and Jake Owen
“Life In A Northern Town”
Kenny Chesney (duet with George Strait)
“Shiftwork”

Prediction: Tossup between "Every Other Weekend" and "Shiftwork", going with "ShiftWork"

Music Video of the Year
(Award goes to Artist and Director)

“Don’t Blink”
Kenny Chesney
Directed by Shaun Silva
“Good Time”
Alan Jackson
Directed by Trey Fanjoy
“Stay”
Sugarland
Directed by Shaun Silva
“Waitin’ On A Woman”
Brad Paisley
Directed by Jim Shea
“You’re Gonna Miss This”
Trace Adkins
Directed by Peter Zavadil

Prediction: Haven't seen any of the videos, but going with "Don't Blink"

Musician of the Year
Jerry Douglas – Dobro
Paul Franklin – Steel Guitar
Dann Huff – Guitar
Brent Mason – Guitar
Mac McAnally – Guitar

Prediction: Mac McAnally

3 comments:

Jo said...

I doubt Sugarland has what it takes to take the Duo award away from Brooks and Dunn...

~Tammy said...

I'll give my want and prediction.

Entertainer of the Year
Want - Keith Urban (and I really want Keith Urban)
Predict - Kenny Chesney

Female
Want - Carrie Underwood
Predict - Taylor Swift

Male -
Want- Keith Urban (see above comment)
Predict - Kenny Chesney

New Artist
Want- Jason Aldean
Predict - Rodney Atkins

Vocal Group
Want/Predict - Rascal Flatts

Vocal Duo
Want/Predict - Sugarland

Single of the Year
Want - Stay - Sugarland
Predict - Don't Blink - Kenny

Album of the Year
Want - Just Who I Am: Poets & Pirates - Kenny Chesney
Predict - Carnival Ride - Carrie Underwood

Song of the Year
Want/Predict - Stay - Sugarland

Musical Event
Want/Predict - Reba McEntire and Kenny Chesney - Every Other Weekend

Music Video
Want - Stay - Sugarland
Predict - Don't Blink - Kenny Chesney

Not knowledgeable to make a guess on musician of the year.

Damn that was a lot of work! Lots of fun though!

Jo said...

Entertainer of the Year
Want George Strait
Predict Kenny Chesney

Female Vocalist of the Year
Want/Predict Carrie Underwood

Male Vocalist of the Year
Want George Strait
Predict Kenny Chesney

New Artist of the Year
Don't care - not really into any of these

Vocal Group of the Year
Want/Predict Rascal Flatts

Vocal Duo of the Year
Want/Predict Brooks & Dunn

Single of the Year
Want "I Saw God Today" George Strait
Predict "Don’t Blink"
Kenny Chesney


Album of the Year
Want/Predict - Carrie or George

Song of the Year
Want - “I Saw God Today”
Rodney Clawson/Monty Criswell/Wade Kirby
Predict - “Letter To Me”
Brad Paisley
Musical Event of the Year
Reba McEntire and Kenny Chesney
“Every Other Weekend”


Music Video of the Year
“Don’t Blink”
Kenny Chesney
Directed by Shaun Silva