44th Annual CMA Awards Nominees

Written by SLN Staff Writer
44th Annual CMA Awards Nominees

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

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

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

Album of the Year
(Goes To Artist & Producer)
Need You Now- Lady Antebellum
Play On- Carrie Underwood
Revolution- Miranda Lambert
Twang- George Strait
Up On The Ridge- Dierks Bentley

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

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

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

Vocal Duo of the Year
Brooks & Dunn
Joey + Rory
Montgomery Gentry
Steel Magnolia
Sugarland

Single of the Year
(Award goes to artist and producer.)
“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
(Award goes to songwriter.)
“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 of the Year
(Award goes to artist and director.)
“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

Musician
Paul Frankin — Steel Guitar
Dann Huff — Guitar
Brent Mason — Guitar
Mac McAnally — Guitar
Randy Scruggs — Guitar

What do you think of the nominations so far? Did your favorite artists get nominated? Who do you think was left off the list?