CMA Awards Nominees

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"Automatic"
Music Video of the Year

Miranda Lambert

Directed by Trey Fanjoy

"Automatic"
Single of the Year

Miranda Lambert

Produced by Frank Liddell, Chuck Ainlay, and Glenn Worf

RCA Nashville

"Automatic"
Song of the Year

Written by Nicolle Galyon, Natalie Hemby, and Miranda Lambert

Performed by Miranda Lambert

"Bartender"
Music Video of the Year

Lady Antebellum

Directed by Shane Drake

"Drunk On A Plane"
Music Video of the Year

Dierks Bentley

Directed by Wes Edwards

"Drunk On A Plane"
Single of the Year

Dierks Bentley

Produced by Ross Copperman and Arturo Buenahora, Jr.

Capitol Records Nashville

"Follow Your Arrow"
Music Video of the Year

Kacey Musgraves

Directed by Kacey Musgraves and Honey

"Follow Your Arrow"
Song of the Year

Written by Kacey Musgraves, Brandy Clark, and Shane McAnally

Performed by Kacey Musgraves

"Give Me Back My Hometown"
Single of the Year

Eric Church

Produced by Jay Joyce and Arturo Buenahora, Jr.

EMI Records Nashville

"Give Me Back My Hometown"
Song of the Year

Written by Eric Church and Luke Laird

Performed by Eric Church

"I Don't Dance"
Song of the Year

Written by Lee Brice, Rob Hatch, and Dallas Davidson

Performed by Lee Brice

"I Hold On"
Song of the Year

Written by Brett James and Dierks Bentley

Performed by Dierks Bentley

"Meanwhile Back at Mama's"
Musical Event of the Year

Tim McGraw featuring Faith Hill

Big Machine

"Meanwhile Back At Mama's"
Single of the Year

Tim McGraw featuring Faith Hill

Produced by Byron Gallimore and Tim McGraw

Big Machine

"Mine Would Be You"
Single of the Year

Blake Shelton

Produced by Scott Hendricks

Warner Bros./Warner Music Nashville

"Somethin' Bad"
Music Video of the Year

Miranda Lambert duet with Carrie Underwood

Directed by Trey Fanjoy

"Somethin' Bad"
Musical Event of the Year

Miranda Lambert duet with Carrie Underwood

RCA Nashville

"We Were Us"
Musical Event of the Year

Keith Urban featuring Miranda Lambert

Capitol Records Nashville

"You Can't Make Old Friends"
Musical Event of the Year

Kenny Rogers duet with Dolly Parton

Warner Bros./Warner Music Nashville

Bakersfield
Musical Event of the Year

Vince Gill and Paul Franklin

MCA Records Nashville

Blake Shelton
Entertainer of the Year
Blake Shelton
Male Vocalist of the Year
Brandy Clark
New Artist of the Year
Brett Eldredge
New Artist of the Year
Carrie Underwood
Female Vocalist of the Year
Cole Swindell
New Artist of the Year
Crash My Party
Album of the Year

Luke Bryan

Produced by Jeff Stevens

Capitol Records Nashville

Dan + Shay
Vocal Duo of the Year
Dann Huff
Musician of the Year

Guitar

Dierks Bentley
Male Vocalist of the Year
Eli Young Band
Vocal Group of the Year
Eric Church
Male Vocalist of the Year
Florida Georgia Line
Vocal Duo of the Year
Fuse
Album of the Year

Keith Urban

Produced by Benny Blanco, Nathan Chapman, Ross Copperman, Zach Crowell, Mike Elizondo, Dann Huff, Jay Joyce, Stargate, Keith Urban, and Butch Walker

Capitol Records Nashville

George Strait
Entertainer of the Year
Jerry Douglas
Musician of the Year

Dobro

Kacey Musgraves
Female Vocalist of the Year
Keith Urban
Entertainer of the Year
Keith Urban
Male Vocalist of the Year
Kip Moore
New Artist of the Year
Lady Antebellum
Vocal Group of the Year
Little Big Town
Vocal Group of the Year
Love and Theft
Vocal Duo of the Year
Luke Bryan
Entertainer of the Year
Luke Bryan
Male Vocalist of the Year
Mac McAnally
Musician of the Year

Guitar

Martina McBride
Female Vocalist of the Year
Miranda Lambert
Entertainer of the Year
Miranda Lambert
Female Vocalist of the Year
Paul Franklin
Musician of the Year

Steel Guitar

Platinum
Album of the Year

Miranda Lambert

Produced by Frank Liddell, Chuck Ainlay, and Glenn Worf

RCA Nashville

Riser
Album of the Year

Dierks Bentley

Produced by Ross Copperman, Jaren Johnston, and Arturo Buenahora, Jr.

Capitol Records Nashville

Sam Bush
Musician of the Year

Mandolin

Taylor Swift
Female Vocalist of the Year
The Band Perry
Vocal Group of the Year
The Outsiders
Album of the Year

Eric Church

Produced by Jay Joyce and Arturo Buenahora, Jr.

EMI Records Nashville

The Swon Brothers
Vocal Duo of the Year
Thomas Rhett
New Artist of the Year
Thompson Square
Vocal Duo of the Year
Zac Brown Band
Vocal Group of the Year

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