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2014 CMA Awards Nominees Announced

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Darius Rucker and Little Big Town revealed the nominees in some of the major categories for the 2014 CMA Awards during an appearance on ‘Good Morning America’ on Wednesday morning (Sept. 3).

The country stars announced the nominees in the categories of Entertainer, Album, Male Vocalist, Female Vocalist and Vocal Group of the Year. Later in the morning, they appeared at a press conference to announce the remaining categories for the awards. See a complete list below.

The 2014 CMA Awards will air live from Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 5 at 8PM ET on ABC.

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

Album of the Year (Awarded to Artist and Producers)
‘Crash My Party,’ Luke Bryan, produced by Jeff Stevens
‘Fuse,’ Keith Urban (Produced by Benny Blanco, Nathan Chapman, Ross Copperman, Zach Crowell, Mike Elizondo, Dann Huff, Jay Joyce, Stargate, Keith Urban and Butch Walker)
‘Platinum,’ Miranda Lambert (Produced by Frank Liddell, Chuck Ainlay and Glenn Worf)
‘Riser,’ Dierks Bentley (Produced by Ross Copperman, Jaren Johnston, and Arturo Buenahora, Jr.)
‘The Outsiders,’ Eric Church (Produced by Jay Joyce and Arturo Buenahora, Jr.)

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
Eli Young Band
Lady Antebellum
Little Big Town
The Band Perry
Zac Brown Band

Song of the Year (Awarded to Songwriters)
‘Automatic,’ Miranda Lambert (Written by Nicole Galyon, Natalie Hemby and Miranda Lambert)
‘Follow Your Arrow,’ Kacey Musgraves (Written by Kacey Musgraves, Brandy Clark and Shane McAnally)
‘Give Me Back My Hometown,’ Eric Church (Written by Eric Church and Luke Laird)
‘I Don’t Dance,’ Lee Brice (Written by Lee Brice, Rob Hatch and Dallas Davidson)
‘I Hold On,’ Dierks Bentley (Written by Brett James and Dierks Bentley)

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

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

Single of the Year
‘Automatic,’ Miranda Lambert (Produced by Frank Liddell, Chuck Ainlay and Glenn Worf)
‘Drunk on a Plane,’ Dierks Bentley (Produced by Ross Copperman, Jaren Johnston, and Arturo Buenahora, Jr.
‘Give Me Back My Hometown,’ Eric Church (Produced by Jay Joyce and Arturo Buenahora, Jr.)
‘Meanwhile Back at Mama’s,’ Tim McGraw and Faith Hill (Produced by Byron Gallimore and Tim McGraw)
‘Mine Would Be You,’ Blake Shelton (Produced by Scott Hendricks)

Musical Event of the Year
‘Bakersfield,’ Vince Gill and Paul Franklin
‘Meanwhile Back at Mama’s,’ Tim McGraw and Faith Hill
‘Somethin’ 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 (Directed by Trey Fanjoy)
‘Bartender,’ Lady Antebellum (Directed by Shane Drake)
‘Drunk on a Plane,’ Dierks Bentley (Directed by Wes Edwards)
‘Follow Your Arrow,’ Kacey Musgraves (Directed by Kacey Musgraves and Honey)
‘Somethin’ Bad,’ Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood (Directed by Trey Fanjoy)

Musician of the Year
Sam Bush
Jerry Douglas
Paul Franklin
Dann Huff
Mac McAnally

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