Miranda Lambert leads CMA nominations

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 3 September 2014
Miranda Lambert

Miranda Lambert

Miranda Lambert is in the lead with nine nominations at this year's CMA awards, which will air on November 5

Miranda Lambert leads the nominations at the upcoming Country Music Association Awards (CMA).

The 30-year-old singer is at the front of the pack with an outstanding nine nods at this year's ceremony, which will be hosted for the seventh time by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood on November 5.

Dierks Bentley, 38, is in second place, but leads the guys, with five nominations, while Keith Urban and Blake Shelton are also up for awards.

Taylor Swift will go up against Miranda, Martina McBride and Carrie for the Female Vocalist of the Year crown, while Blake and Keith will battle it out for the Entertainer of the Year prize.

Meanwhile, Blake, Miranda, Dierks, Eric Church

and Tim McGraw and Faith Hill will go head-to-head for the Single of the Year title, while Lady Antebellum are hoping to secure the Vocal Group of the Year gong.

The 48th Annual CMA Awards will air live from Nashville's Bridgestone Arena on ABC at 8pm.

The full list of CMA nominations are as followed:

Entertainer of the Year:

Luke Bryan

Miranda Lambert

Blake Shelton

George Strait

Keith Urban

Female Vocalist of the Year:

Miranda Lambert

Martina McBride

Kacey Musgraves

Taylor Swift

Carrie Underwood

Male Vocalist of the Year:

Dierks Bentley

Luke Bryan

Eric Church

Blake Shelton

Keith Urban

Album of the Year:

'Crash My Party' - Luke Bryan

'Fuse' - Keith Urban

'Platinum' - Miranda Lambert

'Riser' - Dierks Bentley

'The Outsiders' - Eric Church

Vocal Group of the Year

Eli Young Band

Lady Antebellum

Little Big Town

The Band Perry

Zac Brown Band

New Artist of the Year

Brandy Clark

Brett Eldredge

Kip Moore

Thomas Rhett

Cole Swindell

Vocal Duo of the Year

Dan + Shay

Florida Georgia Line

Love and Theft

The Swon Brothers

Thompson Square

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 ft. Faith Hill

'Mine Would Be You' - Blake Shelton

Song of the Year (Award goes to songwriters)

'Automatic' - Nicolle Galyon, Natalie Hemby and Miranda Lambert

'Follow Your Arrow' - Kacey Musgraves, Brandy Clark and Shane McAnally

'Give Me Back My Hometown' - Eric Church and Luke Laird

'I Don't Dance' - Lee Brice, Rob Hatch, and Dallas Davidson

'I Hold On' - Brett James and Dierks Bentley

Musical Event of the Year

'Bakersfield' - Vince Gill and Paul Franklin

'Meanwhile Back at Mama's' - Tim McGraw and Faith Hill

'Something Bad' - Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood

'We Were Us' - Keith Urban and Miranda Lambert

'You Can't Make Old Friends' - Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton

Music 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

Musician of the Year

Sam Bush

Jerry Douglas

Paul Franklin

Dann Huff

Mac McAnally

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