Lainey Wilson Tops The CMA Award Nominees List With 6 Nominations; Ashley McBryde, Carly Pearce, Chris Stapleton And Shane McAnally Land 5 Nominations The COUNTRY MUSIC ASSOCIATION has unveiled its nominees for the 56TH ANNUAL CMA AWARDS, led by first-time nominee LAINEY WILSON with six nominations. Other top nominees include ASHLEY MCBRYDE, CARLY PEARCE, CHRIS STAPLETON and Songwriter/Producer SHANE MCANALLY with five nominations each. Snagging four nominations were CODY JOHNSON and Songwriter/Producer JOSH OSBORNE. LUKE COMBS, HARDY, MIRANDA LAMBERT, MIDLAND and CARRIE UNDERWOOD had three nominations apiece.
Both the country and rock genres have deep rooted storytelling traditions, tackling every part of the human experience; good, bad, and ugly. Today, Big Loud juggernaut and 2022 ACM Songwriter of the YearHARDY and ACM New Female Artist of the Year winner Lainey Wilson notch a game-changing duet into the history books of country’s rich story song catalog with “wait in the truck.”