2013 CMA Awards Nominees Announced

The 2013 CMA Awards nominations have been announced. See the categories and nominees below.

Entertainer of the Year

Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Blake Shelton, George Strait, Taylor Swift

Female Vocalist of the Year

Kelly Clarkson, Miranda Lambert, Kacey Musgraves , Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood

Male Vocalist of the Year

Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Blake Shelton, Keith Urban

Vocal Group of the Year

Eli Young Band, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town, The Band Perry, Zac Brown Band

Vocal Duo of the Year

Big and Rich, Florida Georgia Line, Love and Theft, Sugarland,Civil Wars, Thompson Square

New Artist of the Year

Lee Brice, Brett Eldredge, Florida Georgia Line, Kip Moore, Kacey Musgraves

Album of the Year

Blake Shelton, ‘Based on a True Story’, Carrie Underwood, ‘Blown Away’, Taylor Swift, ‘Red’, Kacey Musgraves, ‘Same Trailer Different Park’, Little Big Town, ‘Tornado’

Song of the Year (Awarded to Songwriters)

Lee Brice, ‘I Drive Your Truck’ Miranda Lambert, ‘Mama’s Broken Heart’ Kacey Musgraves, ‘Merry Go Round’ Little Big Town, ‘Pontoon’ Darius Rucker, ‘Wagon Wheel’

Single of the Year

Florida Georgia Line, ‘Cruise’ Tim McGraw (Feat. Keith Urban and Taylor Swift), ‘Highway Don’t Care’ Miranda Lambert, ‘Mama’s Broken Heart’ Kacey Musgraves, ‘Merry Go Round’ Darius Rucker, ‘Wagon Wheel’

Musical Event of the Year

Blake Shelton (Feat. Pistol Annies), ‘Boys ‘Round Here’ Florida Georgia Line (Feat. Nelly), ‘Cruise’ Kelly Clarkson (Feat. Vince Gill), ‘Don’t Rush’ Tim McGraw (Feat. Keith Urban and Taylor Swift), ‘Highway Don’t Care’ Jason Aldean (Feat. Luke Bryan and Eric Church), ‘The Only Way I Know’

Music Video of the Year

Carrie Underwood, ‘Blown Away’ Blake Shelton (Feat. Pistol Annies), ‘Boys ‘Round Here’ Lady Antebellum, ‘Downtown’ Tim McGraw (Feat. Keith Urban and Taylor Swift), ‘Highway Don’t Care’ Miranda Lambert, ‘Mama’s Broken Heart’ Little Big Town, ‘Tornado’

Musician of the Year

Sam Bush, Paul Franklin, Dann Huff, Brent Mason, Mac McAnally

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Article by: Billy Dukes, TasteofCountry
Summary by: CCT

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