O.K. so if Kelsea doesn't think she's going to win, who does she think will take home the trophy?
Watch now: CMA nominees Lady Antebellum look forward to watching new stars, hugging old friends and rooting for Kelsea Ballerini at this year's show
They've been attending the show for about a decade now and Charles Kelley, Dave Haywood and Hillary Scott say there are certain things they look forward to seeing on the show each year.
Watch now: Brett Young on his "fairy-tale" wedding, "fantastic" honeymoon and "validating" CMA nomination
The couple's honeymoon was almost a nightmare, too -- until they made a bold move.
And what are some of the things Lauren's done that have made this year amazing?
But if the "Born to Love You" hitmakers don't go home with the Vocal Group of the Year Award, Brandon says he'd be O.K. if a certain other nominee in the category wins instead.
Kacey says that Golden Hour is different from her other releases because it's her "most personal record yet."
Watch now: Maddie & Tae reveal the low-key location of their CMA trophies: "You don't wanna be annoying about it"
You will never guess where they are!
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Going to the CMAs each year isn't just exciting for the group, though: Trevor says their wives can't wait to get glammed up and hit the red carpet with them.
ABC/Image Group LA Midland has three CMA nominations going into Wednesday night's awards show: New Artist, Vocal Group of the Year and Single of the Year, for "Drinking Problem." Group member Cameron Duddy says that while it'd be "an honor" to get any of them, he knows which category he'd prefer to win. "You don't…
Her house in Mexico Beach, FL was destroyed in Hurricane Michael, the strongest storm on record in the Florida Panhandle.
There is one thing they don't need...
She'll be performing on the ABC telecast with Chris Stapleton and soul/gospel music legend Mavis Staples.
Jay DeMarcus and Joe Don Rooney have a unique explanation for why that is.
"I've had the best fun on this Graffiti U World Tour, more than any other tour we've ever done. So to get that nomination, with the tour and everything else...it's all cream!" he tells ABC Radio.
"We've got a different type of performance scheduled. We've got a little surprise, a little different version of it, but it's gonna be super-powerful,"
In addition to possibly enjoying the thrilling moment of her son winning his first CMA Award, Luke says his mom loves coming to Nashville for the festivities because she's a total country music fangirl -- especially when it comes to one particular artist.
Watch Now: Morgan Evans says CMA-nominated wife Kelsea Ballerini always assumes she's not going to win
ABC/Image Group LAKelsea Ballerini is nominated for Female Vocalist of the Year at Wednesday's CMA Awards. She's been nominated several times before, but her husband, fellow chart-topping country star Morgan Evans, tells ABC Radio that she can't seem to convince herself that she might actually take home a trophy. "She always goes into those awards…
Chris also feels that "Drunk Girl" allowed him to show that he's capable of a lot more than just fun, upbeat songs like "Buy Me a Boat" or "Fix a Drink."
Of course, Garth has some thoughts about this year's nominees: Luke Bryan, Jason Aldean, Chris Stapleton, Keith Urban and Kenny Chesney.
David Lee, best known for his '90s hits "Dust on the Bottle" and "Party Crowd," says this is a career milestone for him.
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