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2014 CMA Awards Nominations Announced: Miranda Lambert Leads With Nine

Miranda Lambert holds the record as the female artist with the most CMA Awards nominations.
Miranda Lambert holds the record as the female artist with the most CMA Awards nominations.
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Nominations for "The 48th Annual CMA Awards" were announced this morning on ABC's "Good Morning America" and CMA livestream.

Miranda Lambert leads the pack with a total of nine nominations, matching the record she set in 2010 - the most for any female artist in the history of the CMA Awards. The Country star's nominations include "Entertainer of the Year"; "Female Vocalist of the Year"; "Album of the Year"; two nominations for Musical Event for “Somethin’ Bad” with Carrie Underwood and “We Were Us” with Keith Urban; and two nominations for Music Video of the Year for “Automatic” and “Somethin’ Bad” with Underwood. Her hit, “Automatic” picked up nominations for Single and Song of the Year. This brings Lambert’s career CMA Awards nominations to 34. Reba McEntire holds the record for female artist nominations with 49.

Following close to Lambert is Dierks Bently with five nominations. Keith Urban and Eric Church received four nominations each, while Blake Shelton, Kacey Musgraves, Luke Bryan, and the night's co-host, Carrie Underwood, all collected three nominations.

For the seventh consecutive year, Underwood returns to host with Brad Paisley what has become known as "Country Music's Biggest Night". The ceremony will broadcast live from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Wednesday, November 5 at 8 P.M. EST on ABC.

Here is a list of nominees:

Entertainer of the Year:

LUKE BRYAN
MIRANDA LAMBERT
BLAKE SHELTON
GEORGE STRAIT
KEITH URBAN

Male Vocalist of the Year

DIERKS BENTLEY
ERIC CHURCH
LUKE BRYAN
BLAKE SHELTON
KEITH URBAN

Female Vocalist of the Year

MIRANDA LAMBERT
KACEY MUSGRAVES
TAYLOR SWIFT
CARRIE UNDERWOOD
MARTINA MCBRIDE

Album of the Year

LUKE BRYAN: "Crash My Party"
KEITH URBAN: "Fuse"
MIRANDA LAMBERT: "Platinum"
DIERKS BENTLEY: "Riser"
ERIC CHURCH: "The Outsiders"

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
“Mine Would Be You” – BLAKE SHELTON

Song of the Year:

“Automatic” - MIRANDA LAMBERT
“Follow Your Arrow” – KACEY MUSGRAVES
“Give Me Back My Hometown” – ERIC CHURCH
“I Don’t Dance” – LEE BRICE
“I Hold On” – DIERKS BENTLEY

Musical Event of the Year

“Bakersfield” – VINCE GILL, PAUL FRANKLIN
“Meanwhile Back At Mamas” – TIM MCGRAW, FAITH HILL
“Something Bad” – MIRANDA LAMBERT, CARRIE UNDERWOOD
“We Were Us” – KEITH URBAN, MIRANDA LAMBERT
“You Can’t Make Old Friends” – KENNY ROGERS, DOLLY PARTON

Vocal Duo of the Year:

DAN + SHAY
FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE
LOVE AND THEFT
THE SWON BROTHERS
THOMPSON SQUARE

Vocal Group of the Year:

ELI YOUNG BAND
LADY ANTEBELLUM
LITTLE BIG TOWN
THE BAND PERRY
ZAC BROWN BAND

New Artist Award

BRANDY CLARK
BRETT ELDREDGE
KIP MOORE
THOMAS RHETT
COLE SWINDELL

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

For more on the 48th Annual CMA Awards, www.cmaworld.com