Wednesday, September 1, 2010

CMA Nominations are....

Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood will host this year's CMA Awards show taking place Nov. 10, it was announced Thursday morning (Aug. 26) in Nashville. The two became friends when Underwood went on tour as Paisley's opening act, and this marks their third year to serve as co-hosts.

Entertainer of the Year

* Lady Antebellum
* Miranda Lambert
* Brad Paisley
* Keith Urban
* Zac Brown Band

Female Vocalist

* Miranda Lambert
* Martina McBride
* Reba McEntire
* Taylor Swift
* Carrie Underwood

Male Vocalist

* Dierks Bentley
* Brad Paisley
* Blake Shelton
* George Strait
* Keith Urban

Album of the Year
(Award goes to artist and producer.)

* Need You Now Lady Antebellum
Producers: Paul Worley and Lady Antebellum
* Play On Carrie Underwood
Producers: Mark Bright and Max Martin
* Revolution Miranda Lambert
Producers: Frank Liddell and Mike Wrucke
* Twang George Strait
Producers: Tony Brown and George Strait
* Up on the Ridge Dierks Bentley
Producer: Jon Randall Stewart

Musical Event
(Award goes to each artist.)

* “Bad Angel” Dierks Bentley featuring Miranda Lambert and Jamey Johnson
* “Can’t You See” Zac Brown Band featuring Kid Rock
* “Hillbilly Bone” Blake Shelton featuring Trace Adkins
* “I’m Alive” Kenny Chesney with Dave Matthews
* “Till the End” Alan Jackson with Lee Ann Womack

New Artist 

*Zac Brown Band
*Luke Bryan
*Easton Corbin
*Jerrod Niemann 
*Chris Young


Vocal Group

*Lady Antebellum
*Zac Brown Band
*Little Big Town
*Rascal Flatts
*The Band Perry


Vocal Duo
*Brooks & Dunn
*Joey & Rory
*Montgomery Gentry
*Steel Magnolia
*Sugarland

Single of the Year
(Award goes to artist and producer.)
"A Little More Country Than That"
*Easton Corbin
Producer: Carson Chamberlain

"Hillbilly Bone"
*Blake Shelton featuring Trace Adkins
Producer: Scott Hendricks

"Need You Now"
*Lady Antebellum
Producers: Paul Worley and Lady Antebellum

"The House That Built Me" 
*Miranda Lambert
Producers: Frank Liddell and Mike Wrucke

"White Liar"
*Miranda Lambert
Producers: Frank Liddell and Mike Wrucke

Song of the Year
(Award goes to songwriter.)

"A Little More Country Than That"
*Songwriters: Rory Lee Feek, Don Poythress and Wynn Varble

"Need You Now"
*Songwriters: Dave Haywood, Charles Kelley, Hillary Scott and Josh Kear

"The House That Built Me"
*Songwriters: Tom Douglas and Allen Shamblin

"Toes"
*Songwriters: Zac Brown, Wyatt Durrette, John Driskell Hopkins and Shawn Mullins

"White Liar"
*Songwriters: Miranda Lambert and Natalie Hemby

Music Video

(Award goes to artist and director.)
"Hillbilly Bone"
*Blake Shelton featuring Trace Adkins
Director: Roman White

"Need You Now"
*Lady Antebellum
Director: David McClister

"The House That Built Me"
*Miranda Lambert
Director: Trey Fanjoy

"Water"

*Brad Paisley
Director: Jim Shea

"White Liar"
*Miranda Lambert
Director: Chris Hickey

Musician
*Paul Franklin -- Steel Guitar
*Dann Huff -- Guitar
*Brent Mason -- Guitar

*MacMcAnally --Guitar
*Randy Scruggs -- Guitar





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