Who will win the CMA Awards? Predicting all the 2016 categories

Looking for a handy cheat sheet before entering your predictions for tonight’s 2016 CMA Awards? Then take a look at our racetrack odds below. The predicted winners are indicated in gold.

These official odds are derived from the predictions of Gold Derby Editors who cover awards year-round, the Top 24 Users who got the top scores predicting last year’s CMA winners, the All-Star Top 24 who got the highest scores when you combine the last two years’ CMA results, and hundreds of total Users who make up the largest (and often savviest) bloc of predictors.

We’re predicting 11 categories being handed out on Wednesday night. Find out who we’re betting on below. And there’s still time to make or edit your own predictions before the show starts at 8pm Eastern/5pm Pacific. It will be hosted by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood and broadcast live on ABC.

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ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR
Luke Bryan – 1/1
Carrie Underwood – 17/10
Chris Stapleton – 15/8
Keith Urban – 9/2
Garth Brooks – 28/1

FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
Carrie Underwood – 4/7
Maren Morris – 5/2
Miranda Lambert – 7/2
Kelsea Ballerini – 10/1
Kacey Musgraves – 16/1

MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
Chris Stapleton – 1/2
Keith Urban – 4/1
Eric Church – 9/1
Dierks Bentley – 16/1
Tim McGraw – 25/1

VOCAL DUO OF THE YEAR
Florida Georgia Line – 4/7
Maddie and Tae – 7/1
Joey and Rory – 12/1
Dan and Shay – 16/1
Brothers Osborne – 28/1

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VOCAL GROUP OF THE YEAR
Little Big Town – 1/2
Old Dominion – 4/1
Lady Antebellum – 9/2
Zac Brown Band – 14/1
Rascal Flatts – 28/1

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Maren Morris – 4/7
Old Dominion – 4/1
Kelsea Ballerini – 6/1
Cole Swindell – 18/1
Brothers Osborne – 28/1

ALBUM OF THE YEAR
“Mr. Misunderstood,” Eric Church – 8/11
“Storyteller,” Carrie Underwood – 23/10
“Black,” Dierks Bentley – 9/1
“Hero,” Maren Morris – 14/1
“Ripcord,” Keith Urban – 28/1

SINGLE OF THE YEAR
“Die a Happy Man,” Thomas Rhett – 9/10
“Record Year,” Eric Church – 23/10
“Nobody to Blame,” Chris Stapleton – 3/1
“Humble and Kind,” Tim McGraw – 4/1
“My Church.” Maren Morris – 9/1

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SONG OF THE YEAR
“Die a Happy Man,” Thomas Rhett – 21/20
“Record Year,” Eric Church – 11/5
“Humble and Kind,” Tim McGraw – 13/5
“My Church,” Maren Morris – 9/1
“Burning House,” Cam – 10/1

MUSICAL EVENT OF THE YEAR
“The Fighter,” Keith Urban feat. Carrie Underwood – 8/11
“Home Alone Tonight,” Luke Bryan feat. Karen Fairchild – 7/2
“You Are My Sunshine,” Morgane Stapleton with Chris Stapleton – 13/2
“Different for Girls,” Dierks Bentley feat. Elle King – 9/1
“Think of You,” Chris Young with Cassadee Pope – 16/1

MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR
“Record Year,” Eric Church – 11/10
“Humble and Kind,” Tim McGraw – 12/5
“Burning House,” Cam – 13/2
“Fire Away,” Chris Stapleton – 7/1
“Somewhere on a Beach,” Dierks Bentley – 25/1

Predict the CMA nominations now; change them till tonight

Weigh in now with your CMA predictions so that Hollywood insiders can see how she’s faring in our racetrack odds. You can keep changing your predictions right up until just before winners are announced on November 2 at 5:00 pm PT/8:00 pm ET. Be sure to read our contest rules. And join in the fierce debate over this fall’s music awards taking place right now with Hollywood insiders in our forums.

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