44th Annual CMA Nominations Announced!

Miranda Lambert and Dierks Bentley announced the nominations on Good Morning America on September 1 for the CMA Awards that will be airing Wednesday November 10.

Entertainer of the Year
Lady Antebellum
Miranda Lambert
Brad Paisley
Keith Urban
Zac Brown Band

Female Vocalist
Miranda Lambert
Martina McBride
Reba McEntire
Taylor Swift
Carrie Underwood

Male Vocalist
Dierks Bentley
Brad Paisley
Blake Shelton
George Strait
Keith Urban

Album of the Year
Need You Now: Lady Antebellum (Producers: Paul Worley and Lady Antebellum)
Play On: Carrie Underwood (Producers: Mark Bright and Max Martin)
Revolution: Miranda Lambert (Producers: Frank Liddell and Mike Wrucke)
Twang: George Strait (Producers: Tony Brown and George Strait)
Up on the Ridge: Dierks Bentley (Producer: Jon Randall Stewart)

Musical Event
“Bad Angel”: Dierks Bentley featuring Miranda Lambert and Jamey Johnson
“Can’t You See”: Zac Brown Band featuring Kid Rock
“Hillbilly Bone”: Blake Shelton featuring Trace Adkins
“I’m Alive”: Kenny Chesney with Dave Matthews
“Till the End”: Alan Jackson with Lee Ann Womack

New Artist
Luke Bryan
Easton Corbin
Jerrod Niemann
Chris Young
Zac Brown Band

Vocal Group
Lady Antebellum
Little Big Town
Rascal Flatts
The Band Perry
Zac Brown Band

Vocal Duo
Brooks & Dunn
Joey & Rory
Montgomery Gentry
Steel Magnolia
Sugarland

Single of the Year
“A Little More Country Than That”: Easton Corbin (Producer: Carson Chamberlain)
“Hillbilly Bone”: Blake Shelton featuring Trace Adkins (Producer: Scott Hendricks)
“Need You Now”: Lady Antebellum (Producers: Paul Worley and Lady Antebellum)
“The House That Built Me”: Miranda Lambert (Producers: Frank Liddell and Mike Wrucke)
“White Liar”: Miranda Lambert (Producers: Frank Liddell and Mike Wrucke)

Song of the Year
“A Little More Country Than That” (Songwriters: Rory Lee Feek, Don Poythress and Wynn Varble)
“Need You Now” (Songwriters: Dave Haywood, Charles Kelley, Hillary Scott and Josh Kear)
“The House That Built Me” (Songwriters: Tom Douglas and Allen Shamblin)
“Toes” (Songwriters: Zac Brown, Wyatt Durrette, John Driskell Hopkins and Shawn Mullins)
“White Liar” (Songwriters: Miranda Lambert and Natalie Hemby)

Music Video
“Hillbilly Bone”: Blake Shelton featuring Trace Adkins (Director: Roman White)
“Need You Now”: Lady Antebellum (Director: David McClister)
“The House That Built Me”: Miranda Lambert (Director: Trey Fanjoy)
“Water”: Brad Paisley (Director: Jim Shea)
“White Liar”: Miranda Lambert (Director: Chris Hickey)

Miranda Lambert got a ton of nominations and she’s definitely one of my favs, so I’ll definitely be cheering her on that night.  Anybody in particular you will be cheering on that night?

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