Randy Houser Says CMA Song of the Year Nomination “Means the World” to Him

Joseph Llanes

Randy Houser picked up a CMA Song of the Year nomination Wednesday morning for writing his hit single, “Like a Cowboy.” He finds the recognition “surreal.

“When you give it everything you’ve got and make sacrifices, to be recognized by fans, the industry and fellow artists, it really means the world,” Randy says. “I grew up watching the CMAs and looking forward to those performances every year. It was the Super Bowl of music in a way for me. So I feel blessed to be at this point.”

The 49th Annual CMA Awards airs Wednesday, November 4 at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.

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