The Country Music Association will crown the 2017 CMA Awards winners on Wednesday night (Nov. 8). Country music fans will have to wait 'til then to find out who will go home with each trophy ... but that doesn't mean they can't have a little fun trying to predict this year's winners!

Below are The Boot's readers and staff predictions for this year's CMA Awards winners. Scroll through the list to see if you agree with our picks ... and then, check back on Wednesday night to see how our predictions stack up to the actual winners list.

The 2017 CMA Awards are scheduled to air on ABC at 8PM ET; the ceremony will take place live at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena. Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood will host the ceremony for the 10th year in a row.

The Boot will be staying up late covering the most buzzed-about winners, fashion and moments at the 2017 CMA Awards. Readers can watch along with us by checking back to for the latest CMAs headlines, liking The Boot on Facebook and following The Boot on Twitter.

2017 CMA Awards: The Boot Readers vs. Staff Predictions

Entertainer of the Year

Readers: Keith Urban
Staff: Eric Church
Winner: Garth Brooks

Album of the Year

Readers: The Weight of These Wings, Miranda Lambert
Staff: The Weight of These Wings, Miranda Lambert
Winner: From A Room, Volume 1, Chris Stapleton

Male Vocalist of the Year

Readers: Keith Urban
Staff: Chris Stapleton
Winner: Chris Stapleton

Female Vocalist of the Year

Readers: Carrie Underwood
Staff: Kelsea Ballerini
Winner: Miranda Lambert 

Vocal Group of the Year

Readers: Little Big Town
Staff: Lady Antebellum
Winner: Little Big Town

Vocal Duo of the Year

Readers: LoCash
Staff: Brothers Osborne
Winner: Brothers Osborne

New Artist of the Year

Readers: Lauren Alaina
Staff: Lauren Alaina
Winner: Jon Pardi

Song of the Year

Readers: "Blue Ain't Your Color," Keith Urban
Staff: "Tin Man," Miranda Lambert
Winner: "Better Man," Little Big Town (Taylor Swift)

Single of the Year

Readers: "Blue Ain't Your Color," Keith Urban
Staff: "Body Like a Back Road," Sam Hunt
Winner: "Blue Ain't Your Color," Keith Urban

Music Video of the Year

Readers: "Blue Ain't Your Color," Keith Urban
Staff: "Craving You," Thomas Rhett feat. Maren Morris
Winner: "It Ain't My Fault," Brothers Osborne

Musical Event of the Year

Readers: Eric Church feat. Rhiannon Giddens, "Kill a Word"
Staff: Eric Church feat. Rhiannon Giddens, "Kill a Word"
Winner: Glen Campbell and Willie Nelson, "Funny How Time Slips Away"

Musician of the Year

Readers: Jerry Douglas
Staff: Jerry Douglas
Winner: Mac MacAnally

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