2015 CMA Award Nominees Announced

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Wednesday, September 9, 2015

The nominees for the Country Music Association's 2015 CMA Awards were announced on Wednesday morning on "Good Morning America," by singers Steven Tyler and Kelsea Ballerini.

Eric Church and Little Big Town lead the nominations, with 5 each.

Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood return to host the 49th Annual CMA Awards, Wednesday, November 4 at 8 p.m., on 6abc.

Here's the full list of nominees:

New Artist of the Year

Sam Hunt

Maddie & Tae

Thomas Rhett

Chris Stapleton

Kelsea Ballerini

Album of the Year

Old Boots, New Dirt, Jason Aldean

Pageant Material, Kacey Musgraves

Pain Killer, Little Big Town

The Big Revival, Kenny Chesney

Traveller, Chris Stapleton

Female Vocalist of the Year

Miranda Lambert

Kacey Musgraves

Carrie Underwood

Lee Ann Womack

Kelsea Ballerini

Male Vocalist of the Year

Dierks Bentley

Luke Bryan

Eric Church

Blake Shelton

Chris Stapleton

Entertainer of the Year

Garth Brooks

Luke Bryan

Kenny Chesney

Eric Church

Miranda Lambert

Single of the Year

"American Kids" Kenny Chesney

"Girl Crush," Little Big Town

"I Don't Dance," Lee Brice

"Take Your Time," Sam Hunt

"Talladega," Eric Church

Music Video of the Year

"Biscuits," Kacey Musgraves

"Girl Crush," Little Big Town

"Girl In A Country Song," Maddie & Tae

"Little Red Wagon," Miranda Lambert

"Something In The Water," Carrie Underwood

Song of the Year

"American Kids," Kenny Chesney

"Girl Crush," Little Big Town

"Like A Cowboy," Randy Houser

"Like A Wrecking Ball," Eric Church

"Take Your Time," Sam Hunt

Musical Event of the Year

Django and Jimmie, Willie Nelson & Merle Haggard

"Lonely Tonight," Blake Shelton & Ashley Monroe

"Raise 'Em Up," Keith Urban & Eric Church

"Smokin' And Drinkin'," Miranda Lambert & Little Big Town

"Wild Child," Kenny Chesney & Grace Potter

Musician of the Year

Sam Bush, Mandolin

Jerry Douglas, Dobro

Paul Franklin, Steel Guitar

Dann Huff, Guitar

Mac McAnally, Guitar

Vocal Duo of the Year

Brothers Osborne

Dan + Shay

Florida Georgia Line

Maddie & Tae

Thompson Square

Vocal Group of the Year

Lady Antebellum

Little Big Town

Rascal Flatts

The Band Perry

Zac Brown Band

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