The nominees in five of the CMA’s 12 categories were revealed Wednesday on “Good Morning America.” Country music singer Darius Rucker and the members of the band Little Big Town -- Karen Fairchild, Kimberly Schlapman, Jim Westbrook and Philip Sweet, appeared on “GMA” to make the announcements.
Swift is nominated for Female Vocalist of the Year, along with Miranda Lambert, Martina McBride, Kacey Musgraves and Carrie Underwood. Bryan and Dierks Bentley, Eric Church, Blake Shelton and Keith Urban are nominated for Male Vocalist of the Year.
Shelton and Lambert – who are husband and wife – are also nominated in the Entertainer of the Year category alongside Bryan, Urban and country music icon George Strait. Strait has been nominated a record 83 times for a CMA award.
The CMAs will reveal the full list of nominees at 10 a.m ET in a live press conference. To watch the rest of the nominations live, click here.
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The awards will be broadcast live from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville Nov. 5 at 8 p.m. Eastern on ABC. Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley will host the event.
Join Darius Rucker and CMA for the 10th anniversary celebration of the CMA Songwriters Series at the Best Buy Theater with Rucker and Rivers Rutherford, Luke Laird and series host Bob DiPiero for an in-the-round presentation of the songs that have touched the lives of millions of music fans. The show which will be streamed live beginning at 800 PM/ET at http://www.cmaworld.com/cma-songwriters-series/
Vocal Group of the Year
Eli Young Band
Little Big Town
The Band Perry
Zac Brown Band
Album of the Year
“Crash My Party”
Female Vocalist of the Year
Male Vocalist of the Year
Entertainer of the Year