The 48th CMA Awards: Complete List of Nominees [WATCH VIDEO]

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The 48th CMA Awards: Complete List of Nominees [WATCH VIDEO]

The 48th CMA Awards  will be broadcast live on ABC as the event happens from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville on Nov. 5, 2014 at 8 p.m. The annual ceremony will be hosted by well-known country singers by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood, who have been hosting the event for six straight times. Read on to learn more about the 48th CMA Awards complete list of nominees.

According to E! Online, the partial list of nominees was announced on Good Morning America. It was followed by a press conference headed by Darius Rucker and Little Big Town in New York City on Sept.3, 2014.


E! Online also reported that country crooner Miranda Lambert leads the group with nine nominations, which is the same record she has set in 2010. She is currently named as the female artist with the most nominations in CMA history. Lambert is also given the nominations of  several CMA major awards include the entertainer of the year award, as well as, album of the year for “Platinum.”

When asked about the huge success of “Platinum,” Lambert said that “it just getting started.” She added, “George Strait’s had a career — well, he’s had a career longer than I’ve been alive! So I’ve got a long way to go,”  told Lambert The Times in June.

Here is a complete list of nominees for 2014 CMA Awards:

Entertainer of the Year
Luke Bryan
Miranda Lambert
Blake Shelton
George Strait
Keith Urban

Female Vocalist of the Year
Miranda Lambert
Martina McBride
Kacey Musgraves
Taylor Swift
Carrie Underwood

Male Vocalist of the Year
Dierks Bentley
Luke Bryan
Eric Church
Blake Shelton
Keith Urban

Vocal Group of the Year
The Band Perry
Eli Young Band
Lady Antebellum
Little Big Town
Zac Brown Band

Album of the Year
Crash My Party, Luke Bryan
Fuse, Keith Urban
The Outsiders
, Eric Church
Platinum, Miranda Lambert
Riser, Dierks Bentley

Song of the Year
“Follow Your Arrow”
“Give Me Back My Hometown”
“I Don’t Dance”
“I Hold On”


Vocal Duo of the Year
Dan + Shay
Florida Georgia Line
Love and Theft
The Swon Brothers
Thompson Square

Single of the Year
“Automatic,” Miranda Lambert
“Drunk on a Plane,” Dierks Bentley
“Give Me Back My Hometown,” Eric Church
“Meanwhile Back at Mama’s,” Tim McGraw and Faith Hill
“Mine Would be You,” Blake Shelton

Musical Event of the Year
“Bakersfield,” Vince Gill and Paul Franklin
“Meanwhile Back at Mama’s,” Tim McGraw and Faith Hill
“Something Bad” Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood
“We Were Us,” Keith Urban and Miranda Lambert
“You Can’t Make Old Friends,” Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton

Music Video of the Year
“Automatic,” Miranda Lambert
“Bartender,” Lady Antebellum
“Drunk on a Plane” Dierks Bentley
“Follow Your Arrow” Kacey Musgraves
“Something Bad” Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood

Musician of the Year
Sam Bush, Mandolin
Jerry Douglas, Dobro
Paul Franklin, Steel Guitar
Dann Huff, Guitar
Mac McAnally, Guitar

New Artist of the Year
Brandy Clark
Brett Eldredge
Kip Moore
Thomas Rhett
Cole Swindell

And that’s it for MNG’s “CMA Awards” update. For more details coming up about the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards, including the complete list of winners, best moments and fashion verdict, stay tuned here on  Movie News Guide (MNG). Check out the video below:

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