Kacey Musgraves and Taylor Swift top CMA Nominations
It looks like Taylor Swift and newcomer Kacey Musgraves will battle it out to be the CMA champion later this year. The nominations were announced earlier today (Tuesday) on “Good Morning America”. This year viewers can tune-in to watch the “The 47th Annual CMA Awards,” the two performers are leading the pack with six nominations each. This also marks the sixth time that Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood will play host to the live broadcast. The event will take place at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Wednesday, Nov. 6 on the ABC
Taylor Swift has the chance to win her third entertainer of the year award, she was also nominated for album and female vocalist of the year. Kacey Musgraves ran up the charts with her single ‘Blowin’ Smoke,’ she is also up to win awards in the album and female vocalist categories.
Blake Shelton is the current entertainer of the year, he has five nominations. Miranda Lambert (married to Blake Shelton), also has five nominations to her name. Three of those are for her solo work, two are with her band Pistol Annies. Blake Shelton and Taylor Swift are both hoping for entertainer of the year, but they will have to beat Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan and George Strait.
This will make 21 career CMA nominations for T-Swift, she’s won seven, that record is tied with Barbara Mandrell.