Sheryl Crow and Florida-Georgia Line announce CMA Nominations
Swift and Shelton received two nominations each, as did Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Florida-Georgia Line and Kacey Musgraves – as the nominees in the top five categories were revealed live on Good Morning America on Tuesday.
Swift, Shelton, Aldean and Bryan will be competing, along with George Strait, for entertainer of the year.
Shelton, Aldean and Bryan are also nominees for male vocalist of the year, joined there by Eric Church and Keith Urban.
Musgraves got an additional nod for new artist of the year. Florida-Georgia Line was nominated in that category, too, and is also competing for vocal duo of the year.
Sheryl Crow – who released her first country album, Feels Like Home on Tuesday – and Florida-Georgia Line announced the first batch of nominations on GMA. More nominees were announced later from the Best Buy Theater in New York’s Times Square.
See all the nominees in the top five categories on the Country Music Association’s web page.
The 47th Annual CMA Awards will air live Nov. 6 at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.
Underwood, 30, and Brad Paisley, 40, will be hosting the show for the sixth straight time at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville. He has won 14 CMA awards; she has won five.