2016 CMA Awards: New Artist of the Year

My Church by Maren Morris

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Congrats to Maren Morris as the winner of the 2016 CMA Awards New Artist of the Year!

Here is the winner and nominees for the 2016 CMA Awards New Artist of the Year.  The judges picked Maren Morris for “New Artist of the Year” and here is the competition that Maren had to win over.

New Artist of the Year Nominees

  1. Maren Morris (Winner)
  2. Cole Swindell
  3. Old Dominion
  4. Brothers Osborne
  5. Kelsea Ballerini

Maren Morris Wins “New Artist of the Year” award


Maren Morris had a stellar 2016 with her major hits “My Church” and “80s Mercedes”.   Congrats to Maren for winning the “New Artist of the Year” award at the CMAs.

Watch Maren Morris perfrom “My Church”

Other nominees for this award included:

Cole Swindell

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Old Dominion



Brothers Osborne


Kelsea Ballerini


Past winners of this award include Chris Stapleton, Zac Brown Band, Darius Rucker, Lady Antebellum, Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood, Garth Brooks, Keith Urban, Randy Travis, and many more.   So Maren Morris appears to be on track for a great Country Music career.

The annual CMA Awards aired on ABC on November 2, 2016.

New Artist of the Year
photo: CMA Awards
Here is coverage of the nominees and winner for each of the 2016 CMA Award categories:

  1. Entertainer of the Year
  2. Album of the Year
  3. Male Vocalist of the Year
  4. Musical Event of the Year
  5. Music Video of the Year
  6. Vocal Duo of the Year
  7. Single of the Year
  8. Female Vocalist of the Year
  9. Vocal Group of the Year
  10. Song of the Year

A summary of all the 2016 CMA Winners is available here.

Country fans can also re-watch the entire CMA Awards on ABC.   Get the details here.

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