It’s time. The CMA’s air 8/7c on Wednesday night. Normally, I just shout out my favorite artist for the category while I’m watching, but this year I’m being bold and putting it in print. Below are my predictions for the big night.
Entertainer of the Year Blake Shelton
Female Vocalist of the Year Carrie Underwood
Male Vocalist of the Year Jason Aldean
New Artist of the Year Luke Bryan
Vocal Group of the Year The Band Perry
Vocal Duo of the Year Sugarland
Single of the Year ”If I Die Young” by The Band Perry
Song of the Year ”Dirt Road Anthem” by Brantley Gilbert and Colt Ford
Album of the Year “My Kinda Party,” Jason Aldean
Musical Event of the Year ”As She’s Walking Away,” Zac Brown Band featuring Alan Jackson
Music Video of the Year ”Old Alabama,” Brad Paisley featuring Alabama
Musician of the Year Paul Franklin, steel guitar
If you can’t be glued to your TV like me, I will be live blogging everything from my couch. Follow me on my cornfed twitter account for updates as well!