CMA Awards predictions: Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Florida Georgia Line …

Gold Derby’s editors and users have predicted the winners for this year’s Country Music Association Awards, presented this Wednesday, November 6, in a ceremony to be broadcast live on ABC. Below are our predictions for the outcomes in all races save Musician of the Year. Our forecasted champs are in gold while potential spoilers are below in italics. (For a breakdown of wins per artist click here.)

Click on each category title to be taken to an overview of that race. And if you haven’t already, make your predictions starting with Entertainer of the Year at the bottom of the post.

ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR
Luke Bryan
Spoiler: Taylor Swift

ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Kacey Musgraves, “Same Trailer Different Park”
Spoiler: Taylor Swift, “Red”

SINGLE OF THE YEAR
Florida Georgia Line, “Cruise”
Spoiler: Tim McGraw with Taylor Swift & Keith Urban, “Highway Don’t Care”

SONG OF THE YEAR
“Merry Go Round,” Shane McAnally, Kacey Musgraves, Josh Osborne (Kacey Musgraves)
Spoiler: “Pontoon,” Barry Dean, Natalie Hemby, Luke Laird (Little Big Town)

FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
Miranda Lambert
Spoiler: Kacey Musgraves

MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
Luke Bryan
Spoiler: Blake Shelton

VOCAL DUO OF THE YEAR
Florida Georgia Line
Spoiler: The Civil Wars

VOCAL GROUP OF THE YEAR
The Band Perry
Spoiler: Little Big Town

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Kacey Musgraves
Spoiler: Florida Georgia Line

MUSICAL EVENT OF THE YEAR
Tim McGraw with Taylor Swift & Keith Urban, “Highway Don’t Care”
Spoiler: Florida Georgia Line with Nelly, “Cruise (Remix)”

MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Carrie Underwood, “Blown Away”
Spoiler: Tim McGraw with Taylor Swift & Keith Urban, “Highway Don’t Care”

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