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And The CMA Nominees Are...

by Doc Murphy

Here's who's up for what at this year CMA Awards.  The nominess were announced this morning by Florida Georgia Line and Sheryl Crow.  Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood will once again handle the hosting duties for the 2013 CMA Awards, scheduled to be broadcast live from Bridgestone Arena in Nashville on ABC November 6th.


Image courtesy of CMA (via ABC News Radio) 


Entertainer Of The Year:
Jason Aldean
Luke Bryan
Blake Shelton
George Strait
Taylor Swift

Single of the Year:
Florida Georgia Line - "Cruise"
Tim McGraw With Taylor Swift & Keith Urban - "Highway Don't Care"
Miranda Lambert - "Mama's Broken Heart"
Kacey Musgraves - "Merry Go 'Round"
Darius Rucker - "Wagon Wheel"

Album of the Year:
Blake Shelton - "Based on a True Story"
Carrie Underwood - "Blown Away"
Taylor Swift - "Red"
Kacey Musgraves - "Same Trailer Different Park"
Little Big Town - "Tornado"

Song of the Year:
"I Drive Your Truck" - Jessi Alexander, Connie Harrington, and Jimmy Yeary
"Mama's Broken Heart" - Brandy Clark, Shane McAnally, and Kacey Musgraves
"Merry Go 'Round" - Kacey Musgraves, Josh Osborne, and Shane McAnally
"Pontoon" - Natalie Hemby, Luke Laird, and Barry Dean
"Wagon Wheel" - Bob Dylan and Ketch Secor

Female Vocalist of the Year:
Kelly Clarkson
Miranda Lambert
Kacey Musgraves
Taylor Swift
Carrie Underwood

Male Vocalist of the Year:
Jason Aldean
Luke Bryan
Eric Church
Blake Shelton
Keith Urban

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

Vocal Duo of the Year:
Big & Rich
Florida Georgia Line
Love and Theft
Sugarland
The Civil Wars
Thompson Square

Musical Event of the Year:
Blake Shelton Feat. Pistol Annies - "Boys 'Round Here"
Florida Georgia Line Feat. Nelly - "Cruise"
Kelly Clarkson Feat. Vince Gill - "Don't Rush"
Tim McGraw With Taylor Swift & Keith Urban - "Highway Don't Care"
Jason Aldean With Luke Bryan and Eric Church - "The Only Way I Know"

Musician of the Year:
Brent Mason
Dann Huff
Mac McAnally
Paul Franklin
Sam Bush

Music Video of the Year:
Carrie Underwood - "Blown Away"
Blake Shelton Feat. Pistol Annies - "Boys 'Round Here"
Lady Antebellum - "Downtown"
Tim McGraw - "Highway Don't Care"
Miranda Lambert - "Mama's Broken Heart"
Little Big Town - "Tornado"

New Artist Of The Year:
Lee Brice
Brett Eldredge
Florida Georgia Line
Kip Moore
Kacey Musgraves