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Greenberg Traurig’s Entertainment & Media Practice Congratulates Clients Recognized with Nominations for 56th Annual CMA Awards

ATLANTA – Sept. 7, 2022Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s Entertainment & Media Practice congratulates its clients for their nominations at the upcoming 56th Annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards, to be held Nov. 9. 

“We offer our wholehearted congratulations to all of this year’s CMA Awards nominees, especially our many long-term clients – and friends – who without a doubt are always at the forefront in this industry,” said Jess L. Rosen, co-chair of the Atlanta Entertainment & Media Practice, who represents the majority of the clients who have been nominated. “There are few groups as dedicated as country music fans, and to be distinguished by them is a unique honor. It is a privilege to represent these talented nominees who continue to impress with their individual creativity and dedication to the music community.”

Greenberg Traurig clients were recognized with 24 nominations in the following categories:

Entertainer of the Year

Miranda Lambert

Single of the Year

Kenny Chesney, Featured (half of my hometown)

Josh Osborne, Producer (Never Wanted To Be That Girl)

Cody Johnson (Til You Can’t)

Album of the Year

Miranda Lambert (Palomino)

Old Dominion, Artist and Producer (Time, Tequila & Therapy)

Song of the Year

Josh Osborne, Songwriter (Sand In My Boots)

Female Vocalist of the Year

Miranda Lambert

Male Vocalist of the Year

Cody Johnson

Vocal Group of the Year:  

Lady A

Little Big Town

Old Dominion

Vocal Duo of the Year

Brooks & Dunn

Dan + Shay

Musical Event of the Year

Michael Knox, Producer (If I Didn’t Love You)

Jon Pardi, Featured (Longneck Way To Go)

Josh Osborne, Producer (Longneck Way To Go)

Josh Osborne, Producer (Never Wanted To Be That Girl)

Music Video of the Year

Jon Pardi, Featured (Longneck Way To Go)

Cody Johnson (Til You Can’t)

New Artist of the Year

Cody Johnson

Parker McCollum

Broadcast Personality of the Year

Kix Brooks (American Country Countdown)

Bobby Bones (The Bobby Bones Show)


Rosen, along with Bobby Rosenbloum and Jonathan B. Koby, has been providing legal counsel for more than four decades to some of the country music industry’s biggest names, guiding preeminent songwriters, producers, recording artists, actors, writers, and executives in critical career decisions.

The CMA Awards are presented annually honoring the biggest names and emerging talent in the country music industry, and according to its website, it is the longest running music awards program on network television.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Entertainment & Media Practice: With offices situated in the centers of the entertainment industry, Greenberg Traurig has established an experienced, international multidisciplinary entertainment and media practice. The Greenberg Traurig Entertainment & Media Practice focuses on the music, motion picture, television, sports, internet, digital media, publishing, and theater industries. The team has access to key players in the entertainment industry and provides clients with dedicated legal counsel needed to thrive in today’s multidiscipline, multimedia entertainment marketplace. Its entertainment and media attorneys have consistently been ranked by The Hollywood Reporter’s “Power Lawyers,” Variety’s “Dealmakers Impact Report” and “Legal Impact Report,” Billboard’s “Power Lawyers,” The Best Lawyers in America, Chambers USA Guide and Super Lawyers.

About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP has more than 2500 attorneys in 43 locations in the United States, Europe, Latin America, Asia, and the Middle East. The firm reported gross revenue of over $2 Billion for FY 2021 and is consistently among the top firms on the Am Law 100, Am Law Global 100, and NLJ 250. On the debut 2022 Law360 Pulse Leaderboard, it is a Top 15 firm. Greenberg Traurig is Mansfield Rule 4.0 Certified Plus by The Diversity Lab and the Center for Resource Solutions Green-e® Energy program certifies that the firm’s U.S. offices are 100% powered by renewable energy. The firm is often recognized for its focus on philanthropic giving, innovation, diversity, and pro bono. Web: