Entertainment Music Country CMA Awards 2017: Miranda Lambert Tops List of Nominees Miranda Lambert leads the pack of this year's nominees By Kara Warner Published on September 4, 2017 09:45 AM Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Brothers Osborne, American Idol alum Lauren Alaina and Dustin Lynch announced the nominations for the 2017 Country Music Association Awards Monday live on Good Morning America from New York’s Times Square. The reigning CMA Vocal Duo of the Year and rising stars Alaina and Lynch gave a few of country music’s biggest and brightest stars a little something extra to celebrate on the Labor Day holiday. Miranda Lambert leads the pack of CMA nominees with five nominations, including nods for Single and Song of the Year categories for “Tin Man,” as well as Music Video of the Year for “Vice.” She also earned her fourth nod for Album of the Year with The Weight of These Wings, as well as eleventh nomination for Female Vocalist, a category she’s won a record-setting six consecutive times between 2010 and 2015. Little Big Town and Keith Urban each earned four nominations, tying for second place this year. LBT’s include a Single of the Year nod for “Better Man,” Album of the Year for The Breaker, Vocal Group of the Year, and their fourth nomination for Music Video. They have been nominated in the past for “Pontoon” (2012), “Tornado” (2013), and “Girl Crush” (2015). Urban scored nominations for Entertainer of the Year, Single and Music Video of the Year for “Blue Ain’t Your Color” and Male Vocalist—his thirteenth nomination in the category that he won three consecutive times between 2004 and 2006. Lorenzo Bevilaqua/ABC/Getty Read on for the complete list of nominees. ENTERTAINER OF THE YEARGarth BrooksLuke BryanEric ChurchChris StapletonKeith Urban SINGLE OF THE YEAR“Better Man” – Little Big Town“Blue Ain’t Your Color” – Keith Urban“Body Like a Back Road” – Sam Hunt“Dirt On My Boots” – Jon Pardi“Tin Man” – Miranda Lambert ALBUM OF THE YEARThe Breaker – Little Big TownFrom A Room: Volume 1 – Chris StapletonHeart Break – Lady AntebellumThe Nashville Sound – Jason Isbell and the 400 UnitThe Weight of These Wings – Miranda Lambert SONG OF THE YEAR“Better Man”Songwriter: Taylor Swift “Blue Ain’t Your Color”Songwriters: Clint Lagerberg, Hillary Lindsey, Steven Lee Olsen “Body Like a Back Road”Songwriters: Zach Crowell, Sam Hunt, Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne “Dirt On My Boots”Songwriters: Rhett Akins, Jesse Frasure, Ashley Gorley “Tin Man”Songwriters: Jack Ingram, Miranda Lambert, Jon Randall FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEARKelsea BalleriniMiranda LambertReba McEntireMaren MorrisCarrie Underwood MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEARDierks BentleyEric ChurchThomas RhettChris StapletonKeith Urban VOCAL GROUP OF THE YEARLady AntebellumLittle Big TownOld DominionRascal FlattsZac Brown Band VOCAL DUO OF THE YEARBrothers OsborneDan + ShayFlorida Georgia LineLOCASHMaddie & Tae MUSICAL EVENT OF THE YEAR(Award goes to each Artist)“Craving You” – Thomas Rhett featuring Maren Morris“Funny How Time Slips Away” – Glen Campbell with Willie Nelson“Kill A Word” – Eric Church featuring Rhiannon Giddens“Setting the World on Fire” – Kenny Chesney with P!nk“Speak to a Girl” – Tim McGraw & Faith Hill MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR“Better Man” – Little Big TownDirectors: Becky Fluke and Reid Long “Blue Ain’t Your Color” – Keith UrbanDirector: Carter Smith “Craving You” – Thomas Rhett featuring Maren MorrisDirector: TK McKamy “It Ain’t My Fault” – Brothers OsborneDirectors: Wes Edwards and Ryan Silver “Vice” – Miranda LambertDirector: Trey Fanjoy NEW ARTIST OF THE YEARLauren AlainaLuke CombsOld DominionJon PardiBrett Young Award show favorites Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood return to host the event for the 10th year. The 51st annual CMA Awards air live from Nashville Nov. 8 on ABC.