The Country Music Association has laid out the ballot schedule for the 57th annual CMA Awards, taking place this November in Nashville.
The eligibility period for this year’s CMA Awards runs from July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2023.
All voting for the CMA Awards will be conducted online. CMA members will receive the nomination ballot and submission instructions on Wednesday, July 5. Voting for the nomination ballot closes Friday, July 14 at 6 p.m. CT.
CMA members will receive the second ballot on Wednesday, Aug. 2. Voting for the second ballot will close Wednesday, Aug. 16 at 6 p.m. CT. The final nominees in each of the 12 categories will be announced later this summer.
CMA members will determine the winners of the 57th CMA Awards in the third and final ballot, which will be sent out on Monday, Oct. 2. Voting for the CMA Awards Final Ballot ends Friday, Oct. 27 at 6 p.m. CT.
In order to vote in all three rounds, prospective CMA members must apply for membership by Thursday, June 1.
For 2023, any radio station or broadcast personality may submit an application for the 2023 CMA Broadcast Awards for Broadcast Personality, Station and National Broadcast Personality of the Year online at broadcast.CMAawards.com. Applicants are no longer required to be CMA members in order to submit for the CMA Broadcast Awards.
All CMA Broadcast Awards entries must reflect performances and events between June 1, 2022 and May 31, 2023. The winners for the broadcast portion of the awards will be notified in early October and recognized at CMA Awards ceremony. For more information about CMA Broadcast Awards entries, contact Brenden Oliver, CMA Senior Manager, Awards & Strategic Initiatives, at [email protected].
Additionally, CMA’s Industry Honors nomination period remains open through Sunday, July 9. CMA members are encouraged to nominate here.
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