Tonight is the big night: The CMA Awards will be broadcast live on KCRG TV-9 starting at 7 p.m.! Yesterday afternoon, Brain and I sat down and made our picks for some of the major categories for this year's event, and it was pretty tough. As always, there are some amazing country artists that deserve to be recognized, but not all of them will be able to take home awards.

  • Entertainer of the Year
    • Garth Brooks
    • Luke Bryan
    • Eric Church
    • Chris Stapleton
    • Keith Urban

Brain - Garth Brooks

Courtlin - Luke Bryan

http://polldaddy.com/poll/9870289/

  • Female Vocalist of the Year
    • Kelsea Ballerini
    • Miranda Lambert
    • Reba McEntire
    • Maren Morris
    • Carrie Underwood

Brain - Miranda Lambert

Courtlin - Miranda Lambert

http://polldaddy.com/poll/9870291/

  • Male Vocalist of the Year
    • Dierks Bentley
    • Eric Church
    • Thomas Rhett
    • Chris Stapleton
    • Keith Urban

Brain - Chris Stapleton

Courtlin - Thomas Rhett

http://polldaddy.com/poll/9870293/

  • New Artist of the Year
    • Luke Combs
    • Old Dominion
    • Jon Pardi
    • Brett Young
    • Lauren Alaina

Brain - Brett Young

Courtlin - Brett Young

http://polldaddy.com/poll/9870294/

  • Album of the Year
    • The Breaker - Little Big Town
    • From a Room: Volume 1 - Chris Stapleton
    • Heart Break - Lady Antebellum
    • The Nashville Sound - Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit
    • The Weight of These Wings - Miranda Lambert

Brain The Weight of These Wings - Miranda Lambert

Courtlin - The Weight of These Wings - Miranda Lambert

http://polldaddy.com/poll/9870297/

  • Single of the Year
    • "Better Man" - Little Big Town
    • "Blue Ain't Your Color" - Keith Urban
    • "Body Like a Back Road" - Sam Hunt
    • "Dirt on My Boots" - Jon Pardi
    • "Tin Man" - Miranda Lambert

Brain - "Body Like a Back Road" - Sam Hunt

Courtlin - "Body Like a Back Road" - Sam Hunt

http://polldaddy.com/poll/9870299/