CMC Awards 2016 Announce Nominees

4 March 2016 | 1:56 pm | Staff Writer

Who will take out the top awards this year?

The 6th Annual CMC Music Awards 2016 have announced the nominees today, with notable acts like Jason Aldean, Miranda Lambert, Adam Brand and more all scoring nods.

Adam Brand has found himself nominated in four different categories while fellow Australian Amber Lawrence has scored herself three different nominations for Oz Artist of the YearFemale Oz Artist of the Year and Australian Video of the Year. 

The event is being aired on CMC live 8.30pm AEST and encored on FOX8 Sunday March 13 4.30pm AEST. 

Foxtel also announced the slew of presenters taking the stage for the Awards, including Australia’s own wildlife conservationist Bindi Irwin, Brisbane Bronco Captain Corey Parker who both join local country music favourites Beccy Cole, Catherine Britt, Jasmine Rae and Morgan Evans.

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Visiting US country music artists Florida Georgia Line, Drake White, Kelsea Ballerini and Kip Moore will all take to the stage to present awards as well.

Check out the full list of nominees for the CMC Music Awards 2016 below.

CMC Oz Artist Of The Year

Adam Brand

Amber Lawrence

Christie Lamb

Lee Kernaghan

Viper Creek Band

CMC International Artist Of The Year

Carrie Underwood

Jason Aldean

Keith Urban

Kelsea Ballerini

Miranda Lambert

CMC Male Oz Artist Of The Year

Adam Brand

Adam Harvey

Lee Kernaghan

Morgan Evans

Troy Cassar-Daley

CMC Female Oz Artist Of The Year

Amber Lawrence

Beccy Cole

Caitlyn Shadbolt

Christie Lamb

Jasmine Rae

CMC New Oz Artist Of The Year

Caitlyn Shadbolt

Deep Creek Road

Fanny Lumsden

Georgia Fall

Jody Direen

CMC Group Or Duo Of The Year

Adam Brand & The Outlaws

Adam Eckersley Band


The Wolfe Brothers

Viper Creek Band

CMC Australian Video Of The Year

Adam Brand - My Side of the Street

Aleyce Simmonds - Joshua

Amber Lawrence - I Will Love You

Caitlyn Shadbolt - Shoot out the Lights

Lee Kernaghan - Spirit of the Anzacs

CMC International Video Of The Year

Carrie Underwood - Smoke Break

Keith Urban & Eric Church - Raise ‘em Up

Kelsea Ballerini - Love Me Like You Mean It

Little Big Town - Girl Crush

Reba McEntire - Going Out Like That