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48th annual CMA Award nominations announced

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Miranda Lambert leads the pack of nominations for the 48th annual Country Music Association Awards. The nominations were revealed by Darius Rucker and Little Big Town during a Wednesday, September, 2014, appearance on ABC's "Good Morning America."

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

Male Vocalist: Blake Shelton, Dierks Bentley, Eric Church, Keith Urban, and Luke Bryan

Female Vocalist: Miranda Lambert, Martina McBride, Kacey Musgraves, Taylor Swift, and Carrie Underwood

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

Vocal Duo: Dan + Shay, Florida Georgia Line, Love and Theft, Swon Brothers, and Thompson Square

Best New Artist: Brandy Clark, Brett Eldredge, Kip Moore, Thomas Rhett, and Cole Swindell

Album of the Year: "Crash My Party" by Luke Bryan, "Fuse" by Keith Urban, "Platinum" by Miranda Lambert, "Riser" by Dierks Bentley, and "The Outsiders" by Eric Church.

Single of the Year: "Automatic" by Miranda Lambert, "Drunk On A Plane" by Dierks Bentley, "Give Me Back My Hometown," by Eric Church, "Meanwhile Back At Mama's" by Tim McGraw featuring Faith Hill, and "Mine Would Be You" by Blake Shelton

Song of the Year: "Automatic," "Follow Your Arrow," "Give Me Back My Hometown," "I Don't Dance," and "I Hold On."

Musical Event of the Year: "Meanwhile Back At Mama's" by Tim McGraw featuring Faith Hill, "Somethin' Bad" by Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood, "We Were Us" by Keih Urban and Miranda Lambert, "You Can't Make Old Friends" by Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton, and "Bakersfield" from Vince Gill and Paul Franklin.

Music Video of the Year: "Automatic" by Miranda Lambert, "Bartender" by Lady Antebellum, "Somethin' Bad" by Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood, "Drunk On A Plane," by Dierks Bentley, and "Follow Your Arrow" by Kacey Musgraves.

The 48th annual Country Music Association Awards will air at 7:00 pm CT on ABC on Wednesday, November 5, 2014. Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood will reprise their roles as hosts. Keep up with the CMA talk by using #CMAAwards.

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