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Taylor Swift in lead for multiple CMA awards

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Taylor Swift ties with Kacey Musgraves for the most Country Music Association award nominations, the CMA announced Tuesday.

Swift and Musgraves each have six nominations, but other artists are not far behind.

Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton each have five nominations; and Keith Urban and Florida Georgia Line are tied with four each.

The awards show will be broadcast live from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville on Nov. 6. Hosts are Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley.

Swift, the winner of seven CMA awards, is nominated in the Entertainer of the Year, Female Vocalist of the Year, Album of the Year, Single of the Year, Musical Event of the Year and Music Video of the Year categories.

Musgraves, who is enjoying her first set of CMA nominations, is nominated for Female Vocalist of the Year, New Artist of the Year, Album of the Year, Single of the Year, and Song of the Year categories. She is nominated twice in the Song of the Year category, for “Merry Go ‘Round” and "Mama’s Broken Heart.”

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