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Awards season 2014 is in full swing ladies and gentlemen. Unfortunately we have to wait a few more months to hear who got nominated for Oscars and Golden Globes and Grammys, but until then, we’ve got the CMA Award nominees! The CMA awards, which honors the best of the best in country music, just today announced the contenders in the running for an award, and everyone from Blake Shelton to Taylor Swift to Lady Antebellum to the show’s co-hosts, Brad Paisley an Carrie Underwood, got at least one nod. Here’s the full list:

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ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR

Jason Aldean

Luke Bryan

Blake Shelton

George Strait

Taylor Swift

SINGLE OF THE YEAR

(Award goes to Artist and Producer(s))

“Cruise”

Florida Georgia Line

Produced by Joey Moi

Republic Nashville

“Highway Don’t Care”

Tim McGraw with Taylor Swift and Keith Urban

Produced by Byron Gallimore and Tim McGraw

Big Machine Records

“Mama’s Broken Heart”

Miranda Lambert

Produced by Frank Liddell, Glenn Worf, and Chuck Ainlay

RCA Nashville

“Merry Go ‘Round”

Kacey Musgraves

Produced by Luke Laird, Shane McAnally, and Kacey Musgraves

Mercury Records

“Wagon Wheel”

Darius Rucker

Produced by Frank Rogers

Capitol Records Nashville

 

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

(Award goes to Artist and Producer(s))

“Based on a True Story”

Blake Shelton

Produced by Scott Hendricks

Warner Bros. Records

 

“Blown Away”

Carrie Underwood

Produced by Mark Bright

19 Recordings/Arista Nashville

 

“Red”

Taylor Swift

Produced by Jeff Bhasker, Scott Borchetta, Nathan Chapman, Dann Huff, Jacknife Lee, Max Martin, Shellback, Taylor Swift, Butch Walker, and Dan Wilson

Big Machine Records

 

“Same Trailer Different Park”

Kacey Musgraves

Produced by Luke Laird, Shane McAnally, and Kacey Musgraves

Mercury Records

 

“Tornado”

Little Big Town

Produced by Jay Joyce

Capitol Records Nashville

SONG OF THE YEAR

(Award goes to Songwriter(s))

“I Drive Your Truck”

Jessi Alexander, Connie Harrington, and Jimmy Yeary

“Mama’s Broken Heart”

Brandy Clark, Shane McAnally, and Kacey Musgraves

“Merry Go ‘Round”

Kacey Musgraves, Josh Osborne, and Shane McAnally

“Pontoon”

Natalie Hemby, Luke Laird, and Barry Dean

“Wagon Wheel”

Bob Dylan and Ketch Secor

 

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 & Rich

Florida Georgia Line

Love and Theft

Sugarland

The Civil Wars

Thompson Square

MUSICAL EVENT OF THE YEAR

(Award goes to each artist)

“Boys ‘Round Here”

Blake Shelton (featuring Pistol Annies)

Warner Bros. Records

“Cruise”

Florida Georgia Line (with Nelly)

Republic Nashville

“Don’t Rush”

Kelly Clarkson (featuring Vince Gill)

19 Recordings/RCA Nashville

“Highway Don’t Care”

Tim McGraw (with Taylor Swift and Keith Urban)

Big Machine Records

“The Only Way I Know”

Jason Aldean with Luke Bryan and Eric Church

Broken Bow Records

MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR

Sam Bush (Mandolin)

Paul Franklin (Steel Guitar)

Dann Huff (Guitar)

Brent Mason (Guitar)

Mac McAnally (Guitar)

MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR

“Blown Away”

Carrie Underwood

Directed by Randee St. Nicholas

“Boys ‘Round Here”

Blake Shelton featuring Pistol Annies

Directed by Trey Fanjoy

“Downtown”

Lady Antebellum

Directed by Peter Zavadil

“Highway Don’t Care”

Tim McGraw with Taylor Swift and Keith Urban

Directed by Shane Drake

“Mama’s Broken Heart”

Miranda Lambert

Directed by Trey Fanjoy

“Tornado”

Little Big Town

Directed by Shane Drake

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Lee Brice

Brett Eldredge

Florida Georgia Line

Kip Moore

Kacey Musgraves

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The CMA Awards air Wednesday, November 6 on ABC. Which of these nominations makes you the happiest? Tweet us @OKMagazine.

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