Final CMA Awards Nominees Announced On 'Good Morning America'
September 1, 2010 at 7:43 AM (PT)
CAPITOL/NASHVILLE artist DIERKS BENTLEY and COLUMBIA/NASHVILLE’s MIRANDA LAMBERT appeared on ABC-TV’s “Good Morning AMERICA” this morning (9/1) to reveal the five final categories of nominees for the 44th Annual CMA AWARDS.
The five categories of nominees revealed this morning are:
Entertainer Of The Year
ZAC BROWN BAND
Male Vocalist Of The Year
Female Vocalist Of The Year
Album Of The Year (Award goes to Artist and Producer)
"Need You Now" by LADY ANTEBELLUM
"Play On" by CARRIE UNDERWOOD
"Revolution" by MIRANDA LAMBERT
"Twang" by GEORGE STRAIT
"Up On the Ridge" by DIERKS BENTLEY
Musical Event Of The Year (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
RCA/NASHVILLE’s CHRIS YOUNG, VALORY MUSIC CO. artist JUSTIN MOORE and BIG MACHINE duo STEEL MAGNOLIA announced the first seven categories of nominees and the BROADCAST AWARD nominees at the RYMAN AUDITORIUM in NASHVILLE YESTERDAY (NET NEWS 8/31).
MIRANDA LAMBERT leads the pack with nine nominations total, the most for any female artist in the history of the CMA AWARDS. ALAN JACKSON received 10 nominations in 2002, and prior to that, MERLE HAGGARD held the record with nine in 1970.
The 44th Annual CMA AWARDS will air live from NASHVILLE’s BRIDGESTONE ARENA on NOVEMBER 10th at 8p (ET) on ABC-TV. For a complete list of all of the nominees, visit www.cmaawards.com.