CMA Opens First Round Of Voting Today For ’51st Annual CMA Awards’

The Country Music Association (CMA) opens the first round of voting today (July 10) for this year’s CMA Awards. Current members will be emailed the official ballot today. Polls for the first round of voting will close at 6 p.m. CT on Thursday, July 20.

Categories eligible for voting include Entertainer of the Year, Single of the Year, Album of the Year, Song of the Year, Female Vocalist of the Year, Male Vocalist of the Year, Vocal Group of the Year, Vocal Duo of the Year, Musical Event of the Year, Musician of the Year, Music Video of the Year, and New Artist of the Year.

The second ballot voting period will run from Aug. 14-24, while the final ballot voting period will run from Oct. 2-24.

The 51st Annual CMA Awards airs live Wednesday, Nov. 8 on ABC-TV. Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood will return as hosts for the 10th consecutive year.


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