2011 CMA Awards Nominees’ Reactions: Taylor Swift, Keith Urban, the Band Perry + More
The 2011 Country Music Association Awards nominees were announced today, with fans and stars alike all abuzz with excitement! Notably, the country stars themselves cannot contain their post-nom glee, expressing their delight via Twitter. We know that means — lots of smiley face emoticons and lots of exclamation marks!!!
Keith Urban — nominated for CMA Entertainer of the Year and Male Vocalist of the Year — tweeted, “Crazy cool CMA noms this morning!!!! It blows my mind how sweet they are when we get them. I’m euphoric and moved!!! Thank you. Thank you.”
The Band Perry joyfully tweeted, “We’re so grateful for the nominations!” Meanwhile, Taylor Swift was borderline ecstatic, breaking into all caps while tweeting, “Thanks to you guys and the CMA voters, we got 5 CMA NOMINATIONS THIS MORNING!!! I am flipping out!!!”
Lovebirds Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert exchanged wows, with Blake tweeting, “Wow!!! Five CMA nominations?!!!!! No way… So this is what it’s like to be Miranda Lambert….” and Miranda hat-tipping “Yay!!!! Nom’s Female and collaboration with 2 of my hero’s!!!! Thanks CMA’s. And congrats to my hubby for dominating!!!!:)”
Chris Young‘s New Artist nod served as his alarm clock. “Literally got woken up by my phone ringing. Not a morning person,” he tweeted. “But then I found out I’m nominated for CMA New Artist. So I was ok with it”
What are your reactions to the nominations? Any early predictions? Tell us in the comments section below.